Fairy Freckled Cow Trail Race

Sunday, 3rd July  2022 at 11.30

  • We have applied for permission from Natural Resources Wales, Welsh Water and Conwy Council.
  •  We are in the process of getting a Welsh Athletics  race licence
  • This race is the North Wales Trail Championships (See qualification criteria below)
  • Free Technical T-shirt to all finishers

Race details

This event takes place annually at the Alwen Reservoir (not be confused with the smaller Llyn Alwen).

Sunday, 3rd July 2022 at 11.30

With the kind permission of Welsh Water and Natural Resources Wales and the support of,

Peak Marquee Hire

Peak Marquee Hire

Entry £13 in advance  (plus £2 for unaffiliated) on www.fabian4.co.uk. Minimum age – 18 years. Entry on the day £14 (plus £2 for unaffiliated)

Category prizes plus a technical t-shirt to all finishers.

Limited car parking. Please car share if possible.

10.7k distance 177m ascent or 6.7miles and 582ft

Llyn Alwen Reservoir OS Grid Reference SH 955530

The Entrance to the parking is OS Grid Reference SH 963522

North Wales Trail Championships qualification criteria:

  1. Birth: born within the area covered by N.W.R.A.C.
  2. Residence: Continuous residence within the area covered by N.W.R.A.C. for at least 9 months.
  3. Retention: An athlete may retain his/her qualification to represent N. Wales and compete in the N. Wales Regional Championship, provided that he/she has not represented another Region or County (District in Scotland), nor competed in a different Regional or County (District in Scotland) Championship in the same year of competition.
  4. Where an athlete competes for a club not based in Wales but does qualify on one of the above three criteria, they must register with Welsh Athletics to be eligible.

FFCTR Results 2021

2019 Results FFCTR Race Result

2018 results FFCTR2018

2017 results provisional FFCTR – 2017 

2016 results ffctr_2016_results

2015 results alwen_results_2015

Race route

Screenshot 2021-07-25 at 14.57.32

Parking and registration

For 2021 a new parking area has been opened up for us separate from the public access to the Alwen. Access to this parking is from the B4501 opposite the signposted road to Pentre-llyn-cymer. OS Grid Reference SH 963522 Google map link This will be signposted from the B4501 and there will be a marshal at the entrance to give you instructions.

Car Park entrance

Car Park entrance

On entering the car park area follow the signs until you come to a large turning circle at the end and then drive back down the track parking on the left facing the entrance. There will be a marshal to help you.

Car Parking

Car Parking

Entrance to the parking area will close at 11:20am before the race. Please make sure you leave the parking area before 2pm as the gate has to be locked when we leave.

Race HQ will be situated near the parking turn around point and this is where you will collect your race numbers. There is a short marked footpath to the race course and toilets.

Start and finish area

Start and finish area

Volunteer Information

Volunteer Code of Conduct

Volunteer Code of Conduct V3 May 21

Emergency Plan Fairy Freckled Cow Trail Race 2021

2020 – FFC risk ass

FFCTR risk assessment COVID 19