Entries for the September 2021 race will open on 1st September 2020

2021 race dates will be confirmed in good time before entries open, we expect the race will take place in the week beginning Monday 6th September 2021


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The 2019 race sold out! Don't miss out on a 2021 entry

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2021 updates due August 2020, meanwhile see what a 2019 entry included:

  • Participation in one of the toughest and most iconic footraces on Earth
  • GPS tracking of participants (friends and family will be able to follow you in real time!)
  • Motivated event team, both volunteers and professionals, supporting you during the race.
  • Your chance to earn a legendary Dragon trophy
  • Emergency medical cover during the race
  • Mountain safety team cover during the race
  • Tented accommodation throughout the race
  • Transportation of participants’ overnight bags to each overnight campsite
  • Transportation of participants’ support bag to the daily support point
  • A well planned and professionally organised race by Ourea Events
  • Sunday night pre-race Buffet Meal with the Event Team
  • Unlimited breakfast, finishing snacks and dinner each day
  • Unlimited tea, coffee and hot and cold water for drinking
  • Exclusive event t-shirt
  • Car sticker
  • SPORTident digital race timing
  • Exclusive waterproof, pre-marked event map
  • A GPX file of the route and checkpoint locations (available in advance)
  • Parking at either the start or finish (with coach transport between these locations both before and after the event respectively). 
  • Celebratory meal on the last night of the race and breakfast the following morning

The Dragon’s Back Race® is not a vetted event: Each aspirant participant must agree to the Declaration when entering. Please see the full terms and conditions of entry.


Berghaus Dragon's Back Race 2019 - Race start at Conwy Castle - Copyright No Limits Photography

This could be you! Participants and event team gather inside the hallowed walls of Conwy Castle at the 2019 start ©No Limits Photography