14 things you need to know about Snowdonia Trail Marathon – Yanar Alkayat

It’s time for a first. When I tentatively took the decision to leave MyOutdoors and set up my own site a few years ago, I wasn’t sure what to do and over time, this site has become a home for reviews, interviews, musings and all manner of endurance related content. One thing I never expected…

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Ultra Trail Snowdonia – The Recap

So the inaugural UTS or Ultra Trail Snowdonia took place in May this year and now that the season, well year, is coming to a close, it felt right to catch up again with Michael Jones, Race Director, to find out how the race went, what was learnt and above all, what can you expect in 2019.…

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Heart of Snowdonia

The Heart of Snowdonia run wasn’t my idea, it was a good friend Anthony Oram‘s. Now, this day summed up to me why I have such a deep love for the sport and pursuit of trail running. Why I spend so much of time on the trails, reviewing gear and taking photos. The people. The…

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THE UTS-50 & 100 EXPERIENCE

Following on from our interview with Michael Jones, Salomon Athlete and Ultra-Trail Snowdonia Race Director, for those looking to gain knowledge of the course, learn a trick or two, or simply silence some nerves, there are options. But what are these options I hear you ask? Mike is putting on 4 recce days and two…

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Ultra-Trail Snowdonia – The Interview

Answers by Michael Jones x Images John Shedwick Photography A couple of weeks ago I headed north west to Snowdonia, the setting place for a race which is gaining much intrigue within the UK ultra community. Meeting up with Race Director Michael Jones, who I last saw at the Salomon Ring of Steall, we spent the…

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