Welcome to the Snowman, the UK’s ultimate triathlon challenge!
The race offers something for everyone from the incredible Legend 71.6 half iron race, the mighty two-day Snowman Savage, the stunning Classic Snowman and the breathtaking Sprint distance.
In 2017, competitors labelled the Snowman Legend 71.6 ‘the hardest middle distance triathlon in the UK’ – come and see why for yourself this August.
Not ready for a triathlon? The Snowman weekend even features a sprint duathlon, children’s aquathlon and open water swim race!
HIGH5 Snowman Triathlon
Love SwimRun Holy Island
29th September 2018
Take on the rugged and beautiful coastline of Holy Island. Starting near Southstack lighthouse, swim & rockhop through sandy bays and rocky channels, and run along high cliff edges with spectacular views of Snowdonia!
Love SwimRun Holy Island will take place on the west coast of Holy Island, Anglesey, North Wales. The 18.35km multi transition linear course will involve a total of approximately 2.74km of swimming and 15.61km of running. The route will take in some of Angleseys’s most stunning scenery on mainly off road terrain, including Southstack Lighthouse and the RSPB reserve, beautiful cliff top runs with views of the mountains of Snowdonia, hidden beaches, rocky swims and a tough final climb up to the finish line – the toughest part will be passing a tempting pub and not stopping, but you can always head there after claiming your medal!
- location: Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales.
- Total course distance: Approximately 18.35km (2.74km of swimming and 15.61km of running)
- Longest run: Approximately 5.75km
- Longest Swim: Approximately 780m
- Transitions: 6 runs, 5 swims
- Elevation gain: 203m
- Cut off: 2.5 hours to finish run 3 (8.75km runing & 1.5km swimming)
- Aid stations: 2 (you are advised to carry water and a gel)
- Splits as follows:
Run 1.6km (uphill!)
Find out more about the event and all about Swimrun in general at: www.loveswimrun.co.uk
Love SwimRun Holy Island
Holy Island 15km Coastal Trail Run
Anglesey, North Wales, UK
29th September 2018
Take on the rugged and beautiful coastline of Holy Island. Starting with stunning views of Southstack lighthouse, you’ll race along high cliff edges and run around secluded sandy bays with spectacular views of the mountains of snowdonia! Will you be first to reach the grail?
The Holy Trail, a 15km trail run, will take place on the west coast of Holy Island, Anglesey, North Wales, famous for it’s religious landmarks! The linear 15km running course is approximately 70% off road and the route will take in some of Angleseys’s most stunning scenery, including Southstack Lighthouse and the RSPB reserve, beautiful cliff top paths with views of the mountains of Snowdonia, sandy bays and hidden beaches.
The first Runner to reach the finish line will claim the sacred Holy Trail Grail! But whether you choose to race or ramble, there’ll be a revered medal waiting for you at the end!
The run route will be fully marked.
location: Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales.
Total course distance: 15km
Elevation gain: 190m
Aid stations: 2 (you are advised to carry water and a gel)
Entries will be limited to 50 places – only the righteous will be allowed!
- Online entry opens: TBC.
- Online entry closes: 5pm on Friday 21st September 2018.
You must be over 18 years of age on the day of the race to enter the event.
Entry fee includes:
- Event number
- Race timing
- Transport to race start
- Fuel and hydration during race
- Post-event refreshments
- Free event photos
- Prizes for male and female winners
A race number for the run will be supplied. Your number must be visible on your front at all times during the event. Failure to show you number may mean you do not get a time for your race.
There will be a mandatory equipment check at registration.
- Windproof or waterproof jacket
- Mobile phone
- Off road trail running shoes – if wet the course can be very slippery & treacherous.
- Hydration pack, soft bottle or cup
Highly recommended: Minimum 500m water & energy bar or gel.
This run event will be plastic cup free in a bid to reduce waste and help care for the environment. Water and isotonic drink will of course be available at feed stations but you will need to carry your own bottle or cup. We recommend Salomon Soft Cup or similar which can be easily stashed inside a pocket or a soft bottle such as this one.
Find out more on the website: www.loveswimrun.co.uk