News: The latest trail, shop and events news from Run. Coed y Brenin

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Salomon Trail Marathon Wales and Goldrush Trail events postponed to 2022

As ever at Run Coed y Brenin our runners are at the centre of our thoughts when we plan races and events in terms of…

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Virtual Winter Trail Wales inspires runners and raises vital funds for SSSART

With the inevitable postponement of the 2021 Buff Winter Trail Wales at Run Coed y Brenin, the appetite for virtual competition was still evident as over…

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Winter Trail Wales goes virtual for 2021

With the Coronavirus pandemic still firmly established the UK, the inevitable decision of the postponement of the 2021 Buff Winter Trail Wales has been made by…

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Trail 10k Wales 2020: Event announcement

Following examination of the current Welsh Government guidelines surround the COVID-19 crisis in the UK and projecting forward how the situation will unfold in the coming…

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Run Coed y Brenin announce COVID-19 2020 event implications

As you will hopefully be aware we are today in completely new territory for all events in the UK. At Run Coed y Brenin our…

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Trail 10K Wales to partner with Trees Not Tees for 2020

As part of the continued drive for running events at Run Coed y Brenin to be greener, the Trail 10k Wales event this September will…

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Nothing Lasts Forever…

After half a decade of creative retailing and innovative trail running shoe demo and hire initiatives, the Run Coed y Brenin trail running shop will…

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Salomon Trail Marathon Wales to host the opening round of the inaugural GOLDEN TRAIL NATIONAL SERIES UK 2020

Now in it’s 9th year the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales race at Coed y Brenin has hosted almost 8,000 runners across the full and half…

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Parker repeats and Betts is best at Buff Winter Trail Wales 2020

After a week of storms Coed y Brenin was restored to perfect mid-Winter weather on Saturday as almost 650 runners took on the Run. Coed…

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Another ‘electric’ Night Trail Wales rounds off 2019 at Run Coed y Brenin

The fifth edition of the Petzl Night Trail Wales on Saturday proved to be one of the best yet, as over 300  runners enjoyed the Coed y…

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Trail 10K Wales 2019 – Race Report

A record entry of 300 runners saw the 2019 Trail 10k Wales continue what has been a memorable year at Run Coed y Brenin for the fourth running…

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Big battles, record times and smiling faces at Salomon Trail Marathon Wales 2019

The 8th running of Wales’ premier forest trail marathon, the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales, was a resounding success on Saturday as almost 1000 entrants descended on Coed y…

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Run Coed y Brenin Sponsor News: Healthy snack NINE returns to fuel Coed y Brenin trail runners!

One of the original event sponsors at Run Coed y Brenin – and specifically the first-ever Salomon Trail Marathon Wales event back in 2012, NINE, are back on…

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Race Report – Goldrush Trail 2019 – “Perfect conditions” for Coed y Brenin ‘Spring classic’

In what were described by many as ‘perfect conditions’ for trail running on Saturday, the biggest-ever Goldrush Trail and Canicross Trail race produced records and PBs galore…

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Records tumble at biggest-ever Buff Winter Trail Wales

In almost perfect running conditions over 600 runners took on the Run. Coed y Brenin season opener, Buff Winter Trail Wales on Saturday – the…

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Shoe Review: Salomon S/Lab Sense 7 SG

As you might know, here at Run Coed y Brenin we like Salomon. That’s not to say that we don’t like other brands, far from…

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Record numbers get a night fever a Coed y Brenin

36 hours of Storm Callum did nothing to deter the Run Coed y Brenin organising team as the fourth edition of the Petzl Night Trail Wales went ahead on Saturday…

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Trail 10k Wales 2018 – Race Report

After a summer of fantastic Run Coed y Brenin events the Trail 10k Wales event continued what has been a memorable year as almost 200 trail runners…

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Course records are smashed as GB internationals dominate at Salomon Trail Marathon Wales 2018

Wet conditions do little to dampen the spirits as almost 1000 trail runners across across a weekend of racing at Coed y Brenin for the 2018 Salomon Trail Marathon…

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Emma Clayton joins Salomon Trail Marathon Wales line-up

Following last week’s announcement of a stellar line-up at this month’s Salomon Trail Marathon Wales, the elite aspect of the event has been boosted further…

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GB internationals confirmed for Salomon Trail Marathon Wales

With a little over a month until the seventh running of the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales event, GB internationals Andrew Davies and Katie Kaars-Sijpesteijn have…

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Sweltering conditions for record field at ‘challenging’ Goldrush Trail 2018

The 2018 Goldrush Trail race showed just why it is considered one of Coed y Brenin’s very best trail running routes last weekend as a record number…

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Ultra Weekend 2018: Internationals line-up to inspire

After the huge success of 2017, this year’s Run Coed y Brenin Ultra Weekend was always going to have a tough act to follow. However,…

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Williams and Ball conquer a very wintery Buff Winter Trail Wales

Almost 600 runners descended on Coed y Brenin last weekend as the 2018 Buff Winter Trail Wales took place hosting a record number of entries in…

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Alan Lewis – King and Queen of the Sting

As some will know the Run Coed y Brenin family said goodbye to a much loved and valued member of the events team in 2017,…

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2017 – Another record-breaking year at Run. Coed y Brenin

As we look back on 2017 at Coed y Brenin, it has once again been another year of records! Over 1000 social and night run participants…

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Run Coed y Brenin Christmas Holiday Hours // Oriau Gwyliau Nadolig

We hope that you are looking forward to a Festive period full of fun and trail running! Run Coed y Brenin trails will of course be…

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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…