Sat 12 Jun This is limited to 25 participants with an emphasis on experiencing swimrun in a supportive environment, without the normal stresses of race-day. You have 3 hours to complete as many laps of the 5km course - 4.4km trail running and 600m swimming in a beautiful part of Snowdonia National Park.
Sat 18 Sep You have 6 hours to complete as many laps of our challenging 5.1 km course - 4km trail running and 1.1km swimming in a beautiful part of Snowdonia National Park. Each lap has 200m height gain.
This could be your first experience of swimrun, or a chance to set the 6hr record, and really hone your swimrun skills for a big race in the future. Fast: 1 lap per 45mins; Steady: 1 lap per 1hr 15m
This swimrun race format is very inclusive: a team who are hoping to qualify for the OtillO World Championships should aim to complete 8 to 10 laps. For reference 8 laps of this course would be 40.8km: 32km run; 8.8km swim, with 1600m height gain.
Or you can just bimble around at walking pace. Challenge by choice.
Stunning, marked 4km trail run (200m height gain per lap)
Water safety team on 1100m open water swim across the stunning Tal Y Llyn
Aid station every 5.1km with water, electrolyte & nutrition
Swimrun race vest
Prizes for most laps in shortest amount of time (male, female, mixed, solo)
Jon & Sarah, founders of SwimRun Radio, enjoying our swimrun workshop
If you are not quite up to speed with swimrun, or just want an opportunity to practise, learn, try gear, and have some swimrun fun in a supportive environment then check out our swimrun workshop here.
Tal Y Llyn, Snowdonia National Park A beautiful glacial ribbon lake at the foot of the iconic mountain Cadair Idris. Based out of the Tyn Y Cornel Hotel, this is a stunning training location. See also Tal Y Llyn Swim for swim events.
Aberdyfi, Snowdonia National Park The beautiful village of Aberdyfi on the edge of Snowdonia National Park is a fantastic place to train for swimrun, or race in Dyfi SWIMRUN. Mike's expert knowledge of the Dyfi estuary opens up many opportunities for safe and effective training in tidal conditions, along with challenging hill running on the doorstep. See also Aberdovey Swim for swim events.
OUR SWIMRUN ARTICLES
The Outdoor Swimmer Magazine has launched a swimrunner section, which we were happy to help with. Here's our articles so far: