Up for the Challenge!

Up for a Challenge!

Course Reveal

We are pleased to announce the route for the Royal Welsh Trail Running Festival 2015. The map below shows you a 10km route which is repeated by half marathon distance runners. You can sign up for a free Strava account to see full elevation data and a more detailed course map by clicking below.. 



The route takes in the climb to Drws Yr Coed house, then loops through woodland, fields and trail paths passing through numerous farms and small holdings with stunning views of the Royal Welsh showground below.


We’d like to thank the farmers and landowners who have granted permission for their land to be used for the race, as without them this unique course would not have been a possibility:


– The Penmaenau Family – Penmaenau Farms, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells
– Mary, Stephen and Becky – Fforddlas Farm, Cwmbach, Builth Wells
– Carlos and Nina LaBorde – Cefndyrys, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells


We can’t wait to welcome you all to #runthetrails this May and see what we’ve got in store for you. For now, some pictures to wet your appetite..


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The Course

The 10K starts within the Royal Welsh Showground, taking in valleys, fields, woodland tracks and stunning forestry - with stunning views of the Royal Welsh Showground below.

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The Royal Welsh Trail Running Festival is organised by Run 4 Wales, the organisers of the Cardiff Half Marathon.

Phone: 029 2166 0790

Run 4 Wales Ltd
Pod 1 Capital Retail Park
Leckwith Road
CF11 8EG