Ultra X Wales
Machynlleth, PowysLlynlloedd Lane, Machynlleth, SY20 8, United Kingdom
Sun 07th August 2022 - Sat 13th August 2022
£876.00 - £895.00
This unique and challenging course takes participants from the northern Cambrian mountains to southern Snowdonia, following a number of famous trails – including the Glyndwr’s Way National Trail, the Wales Coastal Path, the Minffordd Path and the Cross Britain Path – as it weaves its way over the stunning lakes and mountains for which southern Snowdonia is famous, including the Cadair Idris, Rhinogydd and Aran Fawddwy ranges.
1. Race entry
2. Accommodation during the race (7-12 August)
3. Fully marked course
4. Medical staff on course and at all campsites
5. Osteopathy staff on course and at all campsites
6. Drinking water at checkpoints on course and hot water for preparing food at all campsites
7. Ground assistance and full safety support
8. Digital copies of all images from event photographer
9. ITRA/UTMB points
10. Finisher’s medal
1. Travel to Snowdonia National Park
2. Personal food, kit and equipment (see kit list below)
3. Comprehensive insurance (to cover cancellations, loss of items, injury etc)
4. Training costs
5. Spending money
6. Transport home for runners who are disqualified or withdraw early
The course takes participants from the northern Cambrian mountains to
southern Snowdonia, over the famous Cadair Idris, Rhinogydd and Aran
Fawddwy ranges and along the coastal paths and beaches overlooking
Cardigan Bay, covering a total distance of 250km (155 miles).
What is the minimum age
Ages 18 and over as of 07/08/2022
Competitors should arrive at Llynlloedd Farm campsite in Machynlleth on Sunday 7th August. The campsite is a 10 minute walk from Machynlleth train station.
Mandatory kit checks will take place upon arrival at the campsite. Following kit checks, participants will be shown to their accommodation in the campsite, where the race will start the following morning.
MONDAY - 43km
TUESDAY - 49km
WEDNESDAY - 42km
THURSDAY - 65km
FRIDAY - 51km
After the final stage on Friday, a prize giving and awards ceremony will take place at the campsite, with food and drinks available to purchase. All participants are welcome to stay at the campsite on Friday night.
Participants are free to start their return journey, or to begin their well deserved holiday.
All finishers will receive a race medal. Different medal ribbons will be awarded based upon the finishing times outlined below.
As part of our Sustainability Policy, the Green Ribbon will be awarded to the competitor that displays the highest commitment to reducing their environmental impact both in preparation for and during the race (as determined by the organisers).
Black Ribbon - Under 28hrs
White Ribbon - Under 32hrs
Blue Ribbon - Over 32hrs
Green Ribbon - Environmental award
The living accommodation consists of individual tents. Participants must provide their own roll mats and sleeping bags.
This is NOT a self-supported race. Runners only carry their daily nutrition and emergency kit. Race holdalls are transported between campsites.
Competitors will need to provide their own food from Sunday 7th August to Saturday 13th August. Dehydrated or freeze dried food is recommended.
We understand that competitors may wish to travel to Wales with family or friends. Should they wish to enjoy the country while you race, we highly recommend visiting the following sights. Alternatively, you can visit them together after the event.
If one of your party would like to volunteer at the race while you take part, they can complete the Volunteer Application Form and we will do our best to accommodate them.
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