The Snowdonia Slate Trail Ultra is a 90 mile (145 Km) Ultra Marathon around Snowdonia starting on 21st of February 2020. The route starts and finishes just outside Bangor, on the North Wales Coast. It loops through many well known places such as Llanberis, Beddgelert and Betws-y-Coed as well as some lesser known places
The race starts at 19:00 on Friday the 21st February and has a 48 hour time limit (19:00 on Sunday the 23rd February). There are 3 checkpoints on route that all competitors must pass through within a time limit. Each checkpoint will be stocked with snacks, hot drinks and water for competitors to recharge and re-supply.
Every competitor is given a GPS tracker so we can see where you are at all times during the race and your family and friends can watch your progress online. The GPS tracker is also equipped with a SOS button, so if you do have a problem we can find you.
If you want or need to withdraw from the event after starting, we will transport you to your nearest checkpoint where you can arrange your own transport home from there.
The Athlete Information Document can be viewed and downloaded HERE
The route of the race goes through farm land, farms, private forests and private estates. As such the countryside code must be followed at all times. You are responsible for the opening and closing of gates during the race.
You do not have to have completed any qualifying races prior to entry but you MUST be prepared to be in remote locations for long periods and adverse weather and propbably on your own. By entering the race you are stating that you deal with the conditions you will face in Wales in February. You are also stating that you can employ a level head in difficult conditions and not take unnecessary risks.
Don't be fooled this event is going to be tough.
The Snowdonia Slate Trail Ultra is a ITRA and UTMB® qualifying race and has been awarded 5 points by the ITRA and UTMB®
The total entry fee is £145. You can either pay in full or pay just 33% non-refunable desposit (£48) now. The second 33% must be paid by the 1st October. The third 33% must be paid by the 1st January. We will email and text you to remind you 1 week before the 1st to remind you about payment. If we don’t hear from you and you fail to pay the any of the remaining fee by the required date you will lose your entry to the race and will not be refunded.
If for any reason you are unable to attend the race, there will not be a refund or an option to defer your entry, however you are welcome to transfer your entry to another competitor via SiEntries, the cut off for transfers is 28 days prior to the start of the event.
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