Ras Videos and Press Coverage

We’ll be updating this page regularly with clips and videos of the Ras. You’re welcome to send any footage you may have taken so that we can link to or upload on our Ras yr Iaith Youtube page. Get in touch!

Press Coverage of 2014 Ras

Daily Wales 1 July 2014 – ‘First ever Ras yr Iaith a great success’

Golwg360 (online Welsh language news site) 20 June 2014

BBC Wales Online 20 June 2014 – Ras yr Iaith: Language run starts in Machynlleth

Argia (Basque News) 20 June 2014 – ‘Galeseraren aldeko “Korrika” lehen aldiz’

Eurolang (online news service on Facebook about Europe’s minoritised languages) 20 June 2014 – several items and photos

Daily Wales news site  1 May 2014 - ‘Run for your iaith’

Cambrian News 11 June 2014 – ‘Penweddig Pupils present Ras yr Iaith Baton’

Cambrian News 17 July 2013 - ‘Let’s put some Hwyl in Promoting Welsh’


What is the Ras?

Shot in August 2013, the Ras held in 2014 only ran through the centre of towns and not between them.

Inerviews about the Ras

Cyfweliad Siôn Jobbins on S4C’s ‘Heno’ programme July 2013.

Eitem Dewi Pws and others recording the Ras’s song. Item on S4C’s ‘Heno’ May 2013

Eitem – Siôn Jobbins discussing his fact-finding visit to the Korrika, ‘Heno’, S4C April 2011

Presentations about the Ras

Short presentation video in English

Introduction Presentation video in Welsh, filmed in the Basque Country explaining what a language run is. Interviews in Welsh with the Basque, Begotxu Olaizola and Breton, Soazig Kervareg.

Mentrau Iaith Brecon Carreg Llaeth y Llan Golwg Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant Swyddfa Comisiynydd yr Heddlu a Throseddu Gwent Comisiynydd Heddlu a Throseddu Dyfed-Powys BT Prifysgol Aberystwyth Tinopolis