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The legendary Dragon’s Back Race Five days of Welsh mountain running

Dragons Back Race

The legendary Dragon’s Back Race™ follows the mountainous spine of Wales from Conwy Castle to Carreg Cennen Castle. This incredible 5-day journey is approximately 300 kilometres long with 16,000 metres of ascent across wild, trackless, remote and mountainous terrain. It is not a trail race.

The original Dragon’s Back Race™ happened in September 1992 and ever since, it has been whispered about with a mix of awe and trepidation. Its reputation had reached legendary status with fell, mountain and ultra runners the World over by September 2012 when the second Dragon’s Back Race™ happened.

The Dragon’s Back Race™ is one of the hardest mountain races in the World and was held on 22nd-26th June 2015.

Couldn’t make it this year or just interested what this race is all about? Then you can Dragon’s Back Race 2012 edition on dvd the 2012 edition on DVD. This film takes you into the heart of an inspiring adventure as the 2012 race weaves a brutal path down the mountainous spine of Wales. Follow the 84 runners as they battle fatigue, blisters and their own mental and physical limits. The Dragon’s Back Race film is a compelling, intimate and beautiful portrayal of mountain running.