Welcome to the press pages. We will be updating these pages regularly with press notices and video clips of the Ras. You are welcome to use the information on these pages but we ask you not to libel anyone and to treat any information respectfully and credit its source.

Press Release having had to cancel Ras yr Iaith 2020 due to the Coronavirus, and steps taken 

Datganiad i’r Wasg Diolch Ras123 

Video of the 2014 Race for the Language


The hashtag for the Ras will be: #rasyriaith

Our policy is to tweet mostly in Welsh to help people learn the language and make use of it, but all big announcements are made in English too. Follow us on @rasyriaith and see your Welsh improve in no time at all!


Heledd ap Gwynfor, Development Officer, Mentrau Iaith Cymru:

Marged Rhys, Development Officer, Mentrau Iaith Cymru:

Siôn Jobbins, Chair of Ras yr Iaith: 07815 85 78 21

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