Island Trail Race aims to wow visitors

Posted in At the Races on Thu 29 Aug ’13

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According to Wales and GB international Rob Samuel the location for this September’s Island Trail Race on Anglesey is ‘as stunning as any trails that I have run’, as Newborough plays host the event within 700ha of woodland and coastal paths…

Taking place on Sunday, September 29, the event contains some unique all off-road routes, following beautiful single track and forest paths in the heart of the Newborough Forest and also includes a run along the beach and around the iconic Llanddwyn Island.

Off the island runners will return, via the dunes, to run along forest tracks and through open glades where you will tackle a number of rewarding climbs a descents.

Watch Rob’s short promo film here

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As well as running this stunning course, the entry fee also includes electronic chip timing, family entertainment, a unique commemorative race T shirt, bespoke finishers medal and refreshments at the finish line.

The event will also be hosting children’s and junior races on the day with registration for this will be at the race venue. All of the kids races are run in partnership with Anglesey Council’s Sports Development Team who have years of experience of putting on great events for the counties’ youngsters

With 700ha of woodland and 3 miles of sandy beach and stunning views across the Menai Straits to the peaks of Snowdonia, the scene is set for an amazing trail running experience.

Runners can choose from a 10k Trail and Half Trail Marathon and entries are via this link.

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