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Local events in and around Llanberis and Snowdon
... and beyond!


The Welsh 3000s (The 14 Peaks)

Reach the summit of all the Welsh mountains over 3000ft within the space of 24 hours, without using transport. A 24 mile challenge.


The Snowdon 500

Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th June
Charity challenges to raise awareness about prostate cancer and raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Research Centre.

The Slateman Snowdonia Triathlon

This event has been postponed unti 2022 – Saturday 11th June (Sprint), Sunday 12th June (Full) and both 11th and 12th for the Slateman Savage

First a swim in Llyn Padarn with mountains all around, then cycle through the Snowdonia National Park and finish with a run through an awesome slate quarry.

Snowdonia Charity Challenge

Saturday 26th June
The Snowdonia Charity Challenge is a triathlon type of event, involving teams of 4 people cycling 40 miles, climbing Snowdon and canoeing around a lake course. Sponsorship money raised goes to REGAIN, supporting men and women who have become severley paralysed following a sporting accident or to the charity of your choice.


Llangollen International Eistedfordd

Tuesday 6th to Sunday 11th July
Due to Covid-19 the Eisteddford will take a different form this year – click on the link for more details.

The Big Welsh Swim

Saturday 10th July
A swim in Llyn Padarn with a choice of swimming the length of the lake, either once, twice or three times! There is a mid length option too.

The International Snowdon Race

This event has been postponed until Saturday 16th July 2022
The annual event for 650 mountain runners who gather from all over the world to face this gruelling challenge.


Tour de Mon

Sunday 22nd August
The cycle event which takes you around the beautiful island of Anglesey.



Rat Race Man vs Mountain

Saturday 4th September
A tough challenge which ncludes a run of 20 miles over a mountain.


The Anglesey Sandman Triathlon

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September
The Sandman Triathlon race is set in Newborough Forest, right by Llanddwyn Beach, Anglesey.


Love SwimRun, Llanberis

Saturday 2nd October
A swim in Llyn Padarn followed by a run beneath iconic Snowdon in Padarn Country Park.

The 38th Snowdonia Marathon

Saturday 30th October
Voted as the best Marathon in the UK by readers of the Runners World Magazine but also viewed as one of the most difficult!