Rhedfa Sarn Helen – Snowdonia and Coed y Brenin Trail Running  4/5 (1)

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7.11 km 183 m

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Rhedfa Sarn Helen – Snowdonia and Coed y Brenin Trail Running Details

Coed y Brenin is well known for it’s mountain biking, but less so for trail running. This is a waymarked trail run of around 7.5km, or you can follow the easier Lonc Sarn Helen if you fancy a 4.5km yomp instead.  The annual Wales Trail Marathon is held here, so there’s some good trail running to be had. Search nearby for some more routes.

The Route A trail run on relatively easy forestry road. There’s a bit of ascent that makes it a little tougher.

For more information, and up to date information on any closures click here – Rhedfa Sarn Helen to download the guide from the Run Coed y Brenin website.

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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