International Snowdon Race 2014 19/07/2014
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Race to the top of Snowdon and back down again. A 10 mile race set in beautiful surroundings.|
The Snowdon Race is a ten-mile endurance running competition in North Wales, from Llanberis to the peak of Snowdon. |Contestants must make the five miles to the summit (1,085 metres or 3,560 feet above sea level) and return down. Currently entrants must be over-18 to compete in either the men's or women's race. In 2009 a junior race was incorporated.|
The race was first held in 1976 when Ken Jones from Llanberis put forward the idea to the village's Carnival Committee. 86 runners took part in the first race. In 2010, nearly 500 runners competed, with the nations represented including Scotland, Italy and Kenya.|
The men's course record stands at 1:02:29, set by Kenny Stuart in 1985. The women's course record stands at 1:12:48, set by Carol Greenwood in 1983.
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