New for 2020, the Snowdon24 will be the ultimate endurance event.
Snowdon, or Yr Wyddfa, is the highest mountain in England and Wales and peaks at an impressive 1,085 m (3,560 feet). Starting and finishing at the foot of this iconic mountain, you will be challenged either as an individual, or part of a team to ascend and descend Snowdon as many times as possible in 24 hours.
Based in Llanberis village the route will take you up and down the Llanberis Path; a 15km out and back route taking you past the legendary Half Way House, Allt Moses, Clogwyn Bridge and ultimately on to the summit before heading back down.
To add to the excitement we will be awarding individuals and teams with the following classifications:
3 times ascend and descend – Snowdon Triple Award
5 times or more ascend and descend – Mont Blanc Award
7 times or more ascend and descend – Kilimanjaro Award
10 times or more ascend and descend – the ultimate Everest Award!
Event village facilities, including toilets
Full route marking
Water stations around the course
Electronic chip timing
Music and live commentary at the event village - during daylight hours
Web results service
A medal for all finishers
Free goody bag at registration
Individuals will be given space to leave kit and rest if necessary
Solo competitors will be given a dedicated ’solo rest area’ for sleep/rest if required. It will not be necessary for solo competitors to provide their own shelter as this will be provided by the event organiser
Pairs will be given space to pitch a maximum of one shelter per pair, with maximum dimensions of 1.5m x 2.5m (2 person tent)
Teams will be given space to pitch a maximum of one shelter per team, with maximum dimensions of 3m x 3.5m (3 person tent)
please note that you must provide your own shelter. Shelters can include tents, bivvys etc. Provision for caravans and camper vans is not included, but can be found locally at your own cost if this is your preference. Vehicles are not allowed on the rest area
The rest area will be a quiet zone at all times, with NO MUSIC or noise at all between the hours of 9pm and 9am. Please be respectful of other competitors and local residents
Absolutely no campfires or cooking/camping stoves in the dedicated rest areas, use of any such devices will result in immediate disqualification from the event. An area for cooking will be provided, cooking MUST ONLY be done in the area provided by the event organiser
Showers and toilets are available
Feedstations providing gels, energy drinks and water will be available at the Turn around point in Llanberis and at The Halfway House and Snowdon Summit.
Finish Line feedstation with all the usual Always Aim High goodies
For Compulsory Kit please see below. Please note you will also be required to carry a head torch with sufficient battery life throughout the race, it must be worn/switched on between the hours of 10pm-5am
You may be required to carry full kit. Random kit checks will take place and penalties or disqualification may result in carriage of incorrect equipment.
The Half Marathon, Marathon, & Ultra distances must be prepared to carry compulsory kit consisting of the following;
Wind proof full body cover - Windproof jacket windproof trousers - Full lengths arms and legs
Suitable off road running shoes - fell/trail shoes
Hat and Gloves (Head and hand cover)
Additional / advisory kit:
GPS Device (watch with route downloaded)
Extra Long Sleeved Warm Layer
Compass & Map (If you know how to use them)
Poles (we permit people to use poles)
Llanberis, Gwynedd - LL55 4UR)
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