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‘Electric’ Night Trail rounds off 2017

The third edition of the Petzl Night Trail Wales on Saturday proved to be one of the best yet, as almost 300 trail runners enjoyed the Coed…

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Runners shine in the Coed y Brenin rain

Events at Run Coed y Brenin have had a good run in terms of weather this last few years, so the lucky streak of wall-to-wall…

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Beat the price rise at Salomon Trail Marathon Wales

With just two weeks to go until entries open for the 2018 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales race on the 1st of September, we hope you’re getting…

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Everyone needs a break sometime…

After almost three years of Thursday night runs from the Run Coed y Brenin team (we began in September 2014!), we are taking a break…

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Salomon Trail Marathon Wales 2017 – Race Director’s Report

The 2016 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales was always going to be a tough act to follow. It had been our best ever event, with great weather and…

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‘International’ 2017 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales basks in Coed y Brenin sun

Big crowds, warm weather, a brutal route and highly competitive racing welcome home almost 1000 trail runners across the weekend of racing at Coed y Brenin for the…

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Enjoy the Ride

For those of you who know the set up at Run Coed y Brenin, we are trail running. Our authenticity as a retailer is led…

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Partnerships are everything

With the 2017 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales just three weeks away preparations on the race route are once again in full swing. 2016 saw the marathon…

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2017 Event Review: Goldrush Trail delights once again in Coed y Brenin sunshine

The 2017 Goldrush Trail race showed just why it is considered one of Coed y Brenin’s very best trail running routes Coed y Brenin last weekend as a…

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Ultra Trail Wales 2018: Save the date!

After 5 years of organising highly-successful events such as the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales, trail running specialists Runcomm Events have today unveiled a brand new race…

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Ultra Weekend News: First guest speakers announced

The 2016 Lakeland 100 winner, one of Scotland’s foremost ultra runners and ultra running coaches, the UK’s 5000 mile coastal circumference runner and a performance…

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academi Coed y Brenin – can you help?

Within two weeks of the launch the academi Coed y Brenin junior running group has seen a total of 37 youngsters between the age of…

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Young runners flock to academi Coed y Brenin

This weekend saw the first-ever session of the brand new academi Coed y Brenin, the all-new running club for under 16’s in the locality of the iconic Welsh…

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Buff Winter Trail Wales 2017 – Race Report

Advertised as the ‘summer’s best trail half – in winter conditions’, the 2017 Buff Winter Trail Wales event didn’t disappoint last Saturday. Coed y Brenin…

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Buff Winter Trail Wales 2017 – Race Preview

Now in it’s third year, the 2017 Buff Winter Trail Wales looks set to continue to put winter racing on the map at Coed y Brenin,…

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Run Shop Run goes live!

After over 2 years of trading at their Coed y Brenin home, Run. Coed y Brenin have today launched their online offering in the form…

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academi Coed y Brenin is set to launch

After almost 5 years of events, courses, inspirational weekends and group runs for adult trail runners, 2017 sees the Run. Coed y Brenin team turning…

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Run. Coed y Brenin Christmas period hours

We’ve had a few enquiries now on our opening hours over the next few weeks at Run. Coed y Brenin. Being a holiday destination we are…

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S/Lab Sense Ultra 2017 preview

In 2010 a concept was born whereby Salomon wanted to produce a shoe which was “a light running shoe upper with the minimum (but necessary)…

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Runners shown the way to go at the Trail School

Rounding off a highly successful first year at the Run. Coed y Brenin Trail School a full quota of 22 ‘students’ attended the first Navigation…

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Wonderful autumn weather puts Coed y Brenin runners in a night fever

Racing was phrenetic and partying was obligatory at the 2016 Petzl Night Trail Wales on Saturday. With over 300 trail runners enjoying some wonderful early-Autumn weather the Coed…

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Trail 10k brings new runners to Coed y Brenin

After a few days of good Welsh rain the trails at Coed y Brenin were in perfect condition as over 200 runners embarked on the…

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Trail runners go back to school and get inspired

At the second of the 2016 Run. Coed y Brenin Introduction to Trail Running – Beginner courses on Saturday participants once again left inspired and motivated to take their…

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Run. Coed y Brenin to showcase award-winning Salomon S-Lab XA Alpine

Though not the Alps, Coed y Brenin has its fair share of steep, technical and rock-strewn terrain. Equally the UK has it fair share of…

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Enduro Trail breaks new ground

A new chapter in trail running was opened in Wales this weekend, as the Suunto‬ sponsored Enduro Trail Wales test event took place in Coed y…

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Salomon Trail Marathon Wales 2016 – Race Director’s Report

After four successful editions of the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales the challenge was always going to be, how do we better what we have achieved so far….

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‘Brutal’ 2016 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales delights in Coed y Brenin sun

Big crowds, perfect weather, top-class racing and a stunning backdrop welcome home hundreds of trail runners at Coed y Brenin for the 2016 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales. The…

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“Everything we do has to be sustainable” – Salomon Trail Marathon Wales route update

Salomon Trail Marathon Wales have unveiled an updated second half of the marathon race route, with race organiser Matt Ward stating that the race has…

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Pre-registration live for Enduro Trail Wales

One of Run. Coed y Brenin’s most innovative events has opened for pre-registration. Advertised as ‘the evolution of trail racing’, Enduro Trail Wales is a new concept…

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Solid Goldrush as the sun shines on trail racers

The 2016 Goldrush Trail race at Coed y Brenin produced some sparkling performances yesterday, in spring sunshine and almost perfect underfoot conditions. After 10 days…

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Trail runners get an education at Run. Coed y Brenin Trail School

The first ever Run. Coed y Brenin Introduction to Trail Running – Beginner took place on Saturday 16th of April, as participants left inspired and motivated…

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Sarn Helen Summer Series returns for 2016!

After an memorable series of four time-trial themed events in the summer of 2015 the Sarn Helen Summer Series returns this summer to keep the trail runners of…

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Runners realise their dreams with Anna Frost

Global trail running inspiration Anna Frost returned to Coed y Brenin on the weekend of the 1st of April for a weekend of inspiration, education…

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Compressport to headline at Trail 10k Wales

Run. Coed y Brenin’s brand new race for 2016, Trail 10k Wales, has announced a headline sponsor for the event in the form of compression…

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Ricky Lightfoot to debut at Salomon Trail Marathon Wales

Salomon international athlete and 2013 World Trail Running Champion Ricky Lightfoot has been confirmed to line-up at the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales event at Coed y Brenin this…

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Shoe Review: The Salomon S-Lab Speed – ‘Back to Black’

I suppose shoe review is a little misleading. I would like to view this as advice, a guide to help an informed choice. I won’t…

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Frosty’s back! New Zealand trail star to return to Coed y Brenin

One of the events of 2015 at Coed y Brenin was the Anna Frost Weekend, as the New Zealand trail running legend inspired trail runners…

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Buff Winter Trail Wales 2016 – Race Report

The weather was kind and the smiles were abundant as over 500 runners took to the trails of Coed y Brenin in Snowdonia on Saturday…

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Rugby legend swaps boots for trail shoes at Coed y Brenin

Wales and British Lions rugby legend Shane Williams MBE will be taking on the challenge of the great Welsh forests next week as he toes the line…

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Suunto Trail School day kicks off a year of learning

The first event on the 2016 Run. Coed y Brenin Trail School roster was received with great enthusiasm yesterday as delegates at the Suunto Trail…

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