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Check out the International Snowdon Race 2013 this July!

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On July 20th, runners from across the world will compete in one of the most unique and challenging races of the UK’s running calendar.

Considered one of Europe’s toughest endurance challenges, the 10-mile race involves running from the edge of Lake Padarn in the village of Llanberis, North Wales to the highest summit in Wales and England (mount Snowdon) and back down.

Registration

Registration is open online and will automatically close when the limit of 600 runners is hit. Before you register, you must understand that the Snowdon Race is not a fun run and requires certain experience before you enter (see website). The race makes it clear that you must have experience on the mountain and compete in race, with fitness, mentally and physically essential. Registration is also open on the morning of the event at the Electric Mountain, First Hydro, Llanberis. From 9.30am to 1pm, you can go along and register for senior and junior races.

The Route

On leaving the starting area, runners follow…