Pen Llyn Ultra

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    3 RACES
    3 ULTRA DISTANCES
    24 HOUR CUT OFF
    THE PEN LLYN ULTRAS!

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    50 / 75 & 100 MILE COURSES
    ALONG THE
    STUNNING COASTAL
    PATHS OF THE LLYN PENINSULA

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    JOIN RUNNERS FROM
    AROUND THE
    WORLD


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    "BRILLIANT, BRILLIANTLY TOUGH, EVENT!"
    "BRUTAL"
    "AN UNBELIEVABLE EXPERIENCE"
    "FANTASTIC LOCATION FOR AN ULTRA"

The Pen Llyn Ultra MARATHONs 2018: AN ULTRA Challenge

Note (October 2017) - we are currently updating the site for the new 3 race format - please bear with us whilst this is done:

The Races:

50 miles, 75 miles and 100 miles in 24 hours, these are the challenges posed by the third Pen Llŷn Ultra Marathon.

The races start and finish at Plas Heli in Pwllheli, with checkpoints / aid stations along the scenic route.

The Date:

Saturday June 23rd, 2018 at 5am.

The Location:

Tucked away beyond Snowdonia’s craggiest peaks with the Irish Sea on one side and Cardigan Bay on the other, the Llŷn Peninsula has a distinctive, unspoilt character that’s all its own. Its sunny southern coast draws walkers, wakeboarders and dinghy-sailors There are several islands dotted around the peninsula, with the famous ancient pilgrimage site of Bardsey Island, at its tip and can be seen in all its beauty during the race. The islands and coastline of Llŷn are a haven for wildlife and an area of outstanding natural beauty. Seals and dolphins are common sites around the peninsula. All of this makes a perfect back drop for the Pen Llŷn Ultra.

ENTER:

To enter the event - click here.

Competitors / Supporters Camping Village:

New for 2018 is an exclusive camping area for competitors and supporters - click here for the more info.

UTMB Points:

We are currently awaiting confirmation of the UTMB points for the 2018 races. In 2017, the 75 mile race was a 5 point race.

Sponsors & Partners:

We are fortunate to have the support of a large number of local sponsors, without whom the event could not take place. Many, many thanks to you all for your help and you can view the list by clicking here.

Our main sponsors for 2018 are Jenics and Abersoch Quality Homes and Tu Mewn... many, many thanks to them for their support...

Run FOR CHARITY:

A limited number of GISDA charity places are available (minimum fundraising target of £500 to get your free entry into the event). Please let us know as soon as possible if you wish to reserve one of these places, by contacting us using the details at the bottom of the page.

 

 

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Race Reports:

The second edition of the Pen Llyn Ultra was a great success and you can read more here...
The first Pen Llyn Ultra Marathon took place on the 6th August 2016 and what a day it was ... click here

 

 

Testimonials:

Read some of the race testimonials from our 2017 (click here) and 2016 (click here) ultra racers...

 

 

Photos:

For a selection of photos from previous editions of the Pen Llyn Ultra - visit the gallery page by clicking here.

 

 

Latest News:

Follow the latest event news and developments on our Facebook page by clicking here.

 

 

Volunteers:

If you don't fancy taking part in this amazing challenge, then why not join our merry band of volunteers, who's hard work and dedication make this the event it is. Contact us on the details below.