The Pilgrims Trail Ultras & Pilgrims Marathon

Saturday 6th May 2023

Event Details

Hundreds of years have past since pilgrims in their thousands were finding their way to Bardsey Island, drawn there by stories of the special peace to be found at the edge of the western world –  the place of the setting sun, with only the vast ocean between them and the unknown.

The Pilgrims Trails links ancient churches dedicated to the saints of the 6th century ,with the pilgrims 60 race start from Bangor Cathedral which is built on a low-lying and inconspicuous site, possibly so as not to attract the attention of Vikings from the sea, the pilgrims marathon starting in the foothills of welsh forts at Tri Ceri and the 2 Day event starting from Holywell.

The trail entwines with the North wales coastal path, providing competitors with jaw dropping views from inland to the coast as they race towards the finish.

Race finish is at the picturesque former fishing village Aberdaron at the western tip of the Llyn Peninsula.


Event date: Saturday 6th of May 2023

Start: 10:00am Bangor Cathedral North Wales 

Finish: Aberdaron North Wales

Distance: 60 Pilgrim Miles

Cut Off 24 Hours

Entry: £80

Food Station Checkpoints: 7

Drop Bag: 1

Competitors Coach Transfer For An Additional Fee on the morning of the race from  Aberdaron to the start in Bangor.

Route marking: North Wales Pilgrims Way & Event Markers


Competitors Tshirt

The Pilgrims Trail 60 Passport

Finishers Medal

Entry Limit: 250  We expect entries to fill up fast and have a strict limit on the event

*********PILGRIMS MARATHON********

Event date: Saturday 6th of May

Cut off 9 hours

Start: 13:00 Yr Eifl Car Park, Llithfaen North Wales

Finish: Aberdaron North Wales

Distance: Marathon

Route Marking:North Wales Pilgrims Way & Route Marking

Competitors T Shirt

Finishers Medal


Aid Stations

Entry Limit 150

Entry £42

********PILGRIMS 135********

Event date: Friday 5th of May

Start 10:00 Holywell. North Wales

Finish Aberdaron

2 drop bag locations,Unsupported day 1,overnight sleeping area Friday Night,DAy 2 Start time is 7am. support crew recommended

Distance 135 Pilgrim Miles

Route Marking: North Wales Pilgrims Way & Route Marking

Competitors T


Pilgrims Passport

Entry £140

Entry Options
The Pilgrims Trail 60
Available £80.00 Enter
+Booking Fee : 5%
Available £42.00 Enter
+Booking Fee : 5%
Full North Wales Pilgrims Trail
Available £140.00 Enter
+Booking Fee : 5%

Starting in Holywell, this event starts on Friday and is unsupported until you reach Bangor.

Includes overnight stay Friday to Saturday.

Sat 06 May 2023
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