Man v Horse Marathon

Date & Location

Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys

Organiser’s Description

The Man v Horse Marathon came to be in June 1980 following a chat over a pint (or three) about the relative merits of men and horses running over mountainous terrain. The course was changed in 1982 to provide a more even match between the man and the horse, resulting year on year in very close finishes, but it took 25 years before a man finally beat a horse! Now internationally acclaimed event.


  • 26.2 miles
  • Running
  • Marathon
  • 26 - 50km
  • 26 - 50 miles
  • Mountain

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