Local Upcoming Events
We aim to provide you with regular events lists & updates to help both promote them & provide you with information that may encourage you to either participate in them or simply spectate.

There are regular Fell races, other Sports Events, Arts Festivals, Music events etc. throughout Snowdonia, hopefully this information will help you to enjoy them & possibly even encourage you to take part in them.

If you are organising or interested in an event not listed please feel free to contact us for it’s inclusion.

Mountain events Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdania, North Wales
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Oggie 8 Challenge
Trefriw Mill Race
Ras y Mynydd
Tryfan Downhill Dash
Ras Cnicht
Gladstone 9 Fell Race

Open MIC Night – Saturday 31st August

All Events

August 24, 2019:

Tryfan Downhill Dash

Not for the feint hearted or the intelligent so if you are either just turn up to watch the daredevils descend from Tryfan’s summit to the A.5, the record is an amazing 8 minutes.

Register in the car park at the race finish from 12:00 pm, entry £1 on the day with all monies going a little bit worryingly to Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue, you do not need much up top to understand why!

Start: August 24, 2019 2:00 pm
End: August 24, 2019 3:00 pm
Venue: Car Park
Phone: 01286 831115
Cost: £1.00
August 25, 2019:

Ras Cnicht

Short sharp fell race traditionally held during the August Bank Holiday. Great little race with the promise of a dip in the pool at the finish.

Entry on the day, please park in the specially opened race car park field & not the Snowdonia National Park car park.

7.2K with 564 metres of ascent, the top section being a grade 1 scramble.


Start: August 25, 2019 11:00 am
End: August 25, 2019 1:00 pm
Venue: Croesor
Phone: 07814 842689
Cost: £5.00
August 31, 2019:

Gladstone 9 Fell Race

Classic fell race over the northern hills of Snowdonia, 14.5K with 855 metres of ascent.

Entry £7.00 on line at or £9.00 on the day.

NB. Please do not park in the Pub car park.

Start: August 31, 2019 1:00 pm
End: August 31, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Gladstone Hotel
Phone: 01492 622909
Cost: £7.00

Open MIC Night – Saturday 31st August

Join us once again for a relaxed evening of Music hosted by local singer-songwriter Alan Mannouch. Feel free to bring your instruments & voices to join in. Drinks licence extended until 11:00 pm.

Start: August 31, 2019 8:00 pm
End: August 31, 2019 11:00 pm
Venue: Moel Siabod Cafe
Phone: 01690720429
Cost: Free Entry
September 14, 2019:

North Wales Junior Championships

First race 12:00 noon, pre-entry preferred, registration opens from 10:00 am.

Start: September 14, 2019 12:00 pm
End: September 14, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Summit Cafe
Phone: 01286 831115
Cost: £2.00

Elidir Fawr Fell Race

Held the same day as the Nant Peris Festival, 8K with 853 metres of ascent, brutal early climb rewarding with a fine traverse before at times a technical descent.

Entry on the day, registration opens at 12:30.

Start: September 14, 2019 2:00 pm
End: September 14, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Vynol Arms
Phone: 07765 404594
Cost: £5.00
September 21, 2019:

Trailfest 2019

With entry including a train ride on the Ffestiniog Mountain Railway to the start point at Tanygrisiau runners then run on a variety of trails, forest tracks & a bit of tarmac back down to Porthmadog with a long finishing straight down the cob. Spectacular views of the Rhinogs & Tremadog Bay along the way.

At approximately 17 miles & with more ascent then you’d expect on a ‘downhill’ leaning route this is a tough test but well recommended.

Full details can be found on their web-site.

Start: September 21, 2019 8:00 am
End: September 21, 2019 5:00 pm
Venue: Porthmadog
Cost: £30.00
September 28, 2019:

Peris Horseshoe Fell Race

A long classic route taking in 6 summits either side of the Llanberis pass including the summit of Snowdon, experience & navigation skills essential. 28.2K with an impressive 2,600 metres of ascent. Also option to run the Peris short but be warned you’ll still need navigation skills over this still demanding 13.2K route with 1,375 metres of ascent. (£7.00 on line & £8.00 on the day, includes soup & roll – earlier start at 10:30 am).

Entry on line £7.00 at or £8.00 on the day.

Start: September 28, 2019 11:00 am
End: September 28, 2019 5:00 pm
Venue: Padarn Hotel
Phone: 07921 920468
Cost: £7.00
January 4, 2020:

Mick Fowler Presentation

In conjunction with The Alpine Club we are delighted to be hosting a Mick Fowler Presentation in early 2020.

Further details of the presentation will follow in due course but for now we suggest you book early to avoid disappointment. Entry is free to A.C. members but non-members can also attend for a reasonable £5.

On the night itself we will stop taking hot food orders at 6:00 pm but will have an extended drinks licence in place.

Contact the cafe to reserve your seats.

Start: January 4, 2020 8:00 pm
End: January 4, 2020 10:00 pm
Venue: Mol Siabod Cafe
Phone: 01690 720429
Cost: FOC/£5