The safety of all who attend our events is our utmost priority, please go to our Covid-19 page to see the most up to date information on how we will be delivering a covid secure event in the community. Please note that all timings below are subject to change.


We usually take two days to set up before the event. Athletes will start arriving at approximately 07:00 on the day of the event with some staff being there approximately 2 hours before the arrival of athletes. All noise will be kept to an absolute minimum during unsociable hours.

Saturday is the shorter Sprint distance race. Racing will start at approximately 09.30 and the action is usually over by lunchtime.

Sunday athletes race longer distances continuing all day. Racing will start at approximately 08.00.

The Event Village closes at approximately 19:00 on the Sunday.

More detailed information will be added in the lead up to the event.

Road closures


There will be a closure of the Llanberis Pass between the Nant Peris car park and the junction with the A4086/A498 at the Pen y Gwryd Hotel as outlined on the map.

The A498 will not be affected.

The road closure will be in force from 09:00 until 12:15* with a rolling road opening behind the last cyclist once they have reached the top of Pen y Pass from Pen y Gwryd and are on their way back down the pass. This will take place at approximately 12:00.

There are no road closures on Sunday.

*Road closure times are subject to change, but we try to minimise disruption as much as possible.


In line with Welsh Assembly Government Guidance and Guidance of the National Governing Bodies, Spectators are not presently encouraged at our events due to Covid-19. Please go to our Covid-19 page to see the most up to date information on how we will be delivering a covid secure event.

We hope to welcome spectators back as soon as we are able and will update information here so please check back closer to the event.

Getting Involved

We are always on the lookout for people to join our awesome team of Marshals and Volunteers and it is a great way to raise funds for your local community group or charity. If you are a local business and have offers over the event weekend please contact us so we can include you in our communications with our athletes. There are also opportunities for stands in our Event Village.

Signage and Litter

All our signage is removed immediately after the event and we conduct a full litter pick as stated in our environmental policy. We will respond to any reports of left signage or litter immediately so in the unlikely event of this happening please contact us.