The summer's best trail half - in winter conditions

Event date: 15.01.2022

Registration: 2022 RACE FULL

Buff® Winter Trail Wales

Taking place on Saturday the 15th of January 2022 at 10.30am, the seventh annual Buff ® Winter Trail Wales will take on the half marathon route across the same stunning trails and tracks of the world-renowned Coed y Brenin Forest Park in the Snowdonia National Park which hosts the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales in June – but in Winter conditions!

Of course, you could be looking at snow, frost, crystal clear blue skies or rain and mud, and that is the beauty of the Buff® Winter Trail Wales, we won’t know ’til race day. What we do know is that you can expect the same great organisation, welcome, atmosphere and fun of Trail Marathon Wales.

* RACE ENTRIES TO THE 2022 RACE ARE FULL *


Your entry fee includes:

  • Exclusive Buff® Winter Trail Wales original Buff product, worth £15
  • Commemorative Buff® Winter Trail Wales thermal mug, which will be filled with tea or veggie soup when you cross the finish line!
  • A fully marked and marshalled route
  • Two well stocked feed stations
  • Electronic Chip Timing with post-race text results
  • Entry into our Buff® Winter Trail Wales prize draw to win one of 10 Buff winter spot prizes

Priced at £32 (plus online booking fee) we feel that the Buff® Winter Trail Wales still represents one of the best value-for-money events on the race calendar. (Note: Runners should be a minimum age of 17 years on race day)

** PLEASE NOTE: If we have to make the heart-breaking decision to call off the race due to COVID restrictions being implemented at Welsh Government level, then the Buff ® Winter Trail Wales will become a Virtual Winter Trail Wales race.

Should this be the case your fantastic, bespoke Winter Trail Wales BUFF, thermal mug and bib number will be sent to the address you supply at the point of entry and you will be able to take part in the Virtual WTW between Saturday 22nd of January and Saturday the 29th of January. You will be also able to upload your results on our leader board to a portal via our timing partners at TDL Events.

In this instance please understand that NO REFUNDS will be paid to runners. You will agree to this via this statement in the Ts & Cs when you sign up for the event. If you are not comfortable with this please do not sign-up.

By signing up to this race you are agreeing to our 2022 BWTW COVID cancellation Ts & Cs. Please read carefully, full statement HERE

For general refunds, deferrals and cancellation policies please consult our Ts & Cs page 

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View the Buff® Winter Trail Wales half marathon route here

View the 2020 Buff® Winter Trail Wales Race Instructions here


The Buff® Winter Trail Wales utilises as many local suppliers and contractors as possible and aim to ensure that the local economy and mid-Wales community is affected in positive manner by the event, with that support hopefully being reciprocated ensuring that Winter trail Wales is an event that the local and national Welsh community can be proud of in one of the most beautiful areas of the UK.

Being on a Saturday, we also hope that may runners and families will stay on for the weekend in one of the numerous local hostels, cabins, hotels and bed and breakfasts that surround Coed y Brenin

Our Useful Links page is a great place to start to book your accommodation.

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