• 45th Castell Howell International Snowdon Race 2022 – Race Report

    Monday 18th July 2022 by Stephen Edwards

    Gollan and Russell hit the heights at Snowdon 2022 Llanberis, Wales – Scotland’s Ross Gollan and England’s Hannah Russell took top honours in hot conditions at the 45th running of the Castell Howell International Snowdon Race on Saturday. Wales’ highest peak once again provided high drama, as over 400 runners from across the world tackled […]

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  • Race Preview – 45th Castell Howell International Snowdon Race 2022

    Thursday 7th July 2022 by Stephen Edwards

    Llanberis, Wales – After a 3-year break due to the pandemic 600 runners will make their way on to the slopes of Wales’ highest peak on Saturday the 16th of July for the 45th Castell Howell International Snowdon Race (47th year since 1976) Anticipation for this year’s event is once again high, with some of […]

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  • Inov8 Snowdon Twilight 2022

    Thursday 30th June 2022 by Stephen Edwards

    Inov8 Snowdon Twilight 2022 – race report After a break of three years the popular uphill-only Inov8 Snowdon Twilight took place last Friday (25th June) on the famous slopes of Wales’ highest peak, Yr Wyddfa. As the sister-event of the International Snowdon Race / Ras-yr-Wyddfa, the Twilight is the perfect warm-up for runners who might […]

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  • We are back – SNOWDON RACE 2022

    Wednesday 13th April 2022 by Stephen Edwards

    Dear Competitors, Sponsors, Supporters and Volunteers of the Snowdon International Race. We sincerely hope that you have all remained safe and well in the difficult and dark times we have faced over the last two years. On behalf of the volunteers, organizers and Directors of the International Snowdon Race and especially on behalf of our […]

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  • 2021 RACE Cancelled….. see you 2022

    Tuesday 2nd February 2021 by Stephen Edwards

    RAS YR WYDDFA STATEMENT – 03 February 2021 RELEASED BY THE DIRECTORS AND RACE ORGANISER OF THE SNOWDON RACE Barry Davies. Phil Jones Douglas Pritchard (Directors) Stephen Edwards (Organiser) Dear Competitors, Sponsors, Supporters and Volunteers of the Snowdon International Race. We sincerely hope that you have all stayed safe and well in the difficult and […]

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  • Chris Smith – a precious smile and a pure gent of a man

    Friday 30th October 2020 by Stephen Edwards

    It is with deep sadness that I type this message, as we at the Ras yr Wyddfa team learn of the sad news of the loss of International Snowdon Race winner Chris Smith. Words are sometimes worthless, but stories are valuable. I am so proud to say how special it is to organise one of […]

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  • CASTELL HOWELL 2020 INTERNATIONAL SNOWDON RACE

    Thursday 7th May 2020 by Stephen Edwards

    Dear Competitors, Sponsors, Supporters and Volunteers of Ras yr Wyddfa / Snowdon International Race, Firstly, we sincerely hope that you all stay safe, healthy and happy in these difficult and dark times we face across the world. Due to the critical situation of COVID-19 and how it is affecting our communities in the UK, it is […]

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  • 2019 – Race Report

    Thursday 25th July 2019 by Stephen Edwards

    44th Castell Howell International Snowdon Race 2019 – Race Report Douglas and McCormack triumph at Snowdon 2019  Llanberis, Wales – Scotland’s Andrew Douglas and Irishwoman Sarah McCormack took top honours at the 44th running of the Castell Howell International Snowdon Race on Saturday. Wales’ highest peak once again provided high drama, as over 600 runners […]

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  • 44th – Castell Howell International Snowdon Race 2019 (Race Preview)

    Friday 12th July 2019 by Stephen Edwards

    Llanberis, Wales– With a new headline sponsor and over 650 runners, the 44th Castell Howell International Snowdon Race 2019 / 44ain Castell Howell Ras Ryngwladol yr Wyddfaon Saturday July 20thpromises to be one of the highlights of the sporting year in Wales. Anticipation for this year’s event is once again high, with some of the […]

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  • World Cup Mountain Running in Llanberis

    by Stephen Edwards

    The World Cup Mountain Running Championship series comes to the Snowdon International Race and Llanberis. The 2019 Snowdon International Racesees the event incorporating round 4 of the prestigious World Mountain Running Association World Cup series. The World Cup series involves 7 exciting and unique races in 7 different countries across the world, with over 140km of mountain […]

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  • Inov8 Snowdon Twilight 2019 – race preview

    Wednesday 26th June 2019 by Stephen Edwards

    This Friday (28th June) see the biggest-ever (since it started 2015) Inov8 Snowdon Twilight race taking place on the famous slopes of Wales’ highest peak. With the popularity of the International Snowdon Race / Ras-yr-Wyddfa growing year on year, the Twilight is the perfect warm-up for runners who might be looking to test their fitness just […]

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  • 2019 – A new sponsor and World Cup Racing

    Tuesday 30th April 2019 by Stephen Edwards

    A new sponsor and World Cup racing as organisers anticipate “best ever” International Snowdon Race Llanberis, Wales – With a new headline sponsor and over 650 runners, the 44th Castell Howell – International Snowdon Race 2019 / 44ain Castell Howell Ras Ryngwladol yr Wyddfa promises to be one of the highlights of the sporting year […]

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  • 43rd Jewson International Snowdon Race 2018 – Race Report

    Tuesday 24th July 2018 by Stephen Edwards

    Vender continues Italian success as Jenkinson makes history at Snowdon 2018 Llanberis, Wales – Italy’s Alberto Vender and Wales’ young mountain running sensation Bronwen Jenkinson took top honours at the 43rd running of the Jewson International Snowdon race on Saturday. The highest peak in Wales and England once again provided high drama, as almost 600 […]

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  • 43rd JEWSON International Snowdon Race 2018 – Race Preview

    Monday 16th July 2018 by Stephen Edwards

    43RD JEWSON INTERNATIONAL SNOWDON RACE 2018 – RACE PREVIEW Llanberis, Wales – With less than a week until the 43rd Jewson International Snowdon Race / Ras-yr-Wyddfa, anticipation of this famous mountain race is high, as over 600 runners get ready to take on one of the toughest mountain races in the UK. Jewson, with support […]

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  • 42nd Jewson International Snowdon Race 2017 – Race Report

    Sunday 30th July 2017 by Stephen Edwards

    Magnini continues strong Italian tradition as Conway romps to women’s win at Snowdon 2017 Llanberis, Wales – The highest mountain peak in Wales and England once again provided high drama on Saturday, as over 600 runners from across the world toed the line for the 42nd running of the Jewson International Snowdon Race. Grey skies […]

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  • 42nd Jewson International Snowdon Race 2017 – Race Preview

    Monday 3rd July 2017 by Stephen Edwards

    Llanberis, Wales – With just 10 days to go until the 2017 42nd Jewson International Snowdon Race / Ras-yr-Wyddfa, anticipation of this famous mountain race is high, as over 600 runners get ready to take on one of the toughest mountain races in the UK. This year also sees a new headline sponsor in the […]

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  • KENNY & JOHN: What do they have to say?

    Sunday 25th June 2017 by Stephen Edwards

    For one brilliant season in 1983 the sport of fell running was dominated by the two huge talents of John Wild and Kenny Stuart. Wild was an incomer to the sport from cross country and track. Stuart was born to the fells, but something of an outcast because of his move from professional to amateur. […]

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  • 42nd Jewson International Snowdon Race 2017 – Race Preview

    Sunday 4th June 2017 by Stephen Edwards

    Llanberis, Wales – With a new headline sponsor and over 650 runners, 42nd Jewson International Snowdon Race 2017 / 42ain Jewson Ras Ryngwladol yr Wyddfa promises to be one of the highlights of the sporting year in Wales. Anticipation of the 2017 event is once again high, with some of the UK’s top athletes taking […]

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  • 41st Elim Peugeot International Snowdon Race 2016 Race Report

    Sunday 21st August 2016 by Stephen Edwards

    Llanberis, Wales – Despite some of the worst weather conditions on the highest mountain peak in England and Wales for a number of years, the 2016 41st Elim Peugeot International Snowdon Race / Ras Rynglwadol yr Wyddfa produced a race filled with drama, seeing a familiar face holding the women’s trophy and new name on […]

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  • 41st Elim Peugeot International Snowdon Race 2016 – Race Preview

    Wednesday 13th July 2016 by Stephen Edwards

    Llanberis, Wales – With a new headline sponsor and over 650 runners, the 41st Elim Peugeot International Snowdon Race / Ras-yr-Wyddfa race promises to be one of the highlights of the sporting year in Wales. After a parade of former winners and a High Street start of the race in 2015, this year see the […]

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