Running and Endurance
Snowdonia Half Marathon
28 April 2013
A scenic Half Marathon in the beautiful village of Betws y Coed, North Wales, the principal village of the Snowdonia National Park. The park is a region of haunting beauty and grandeur, of wild rocky mountains, hidden valleys, cascading rivers, still glacial lakes and deep forests.
2013 sees the second running of this very scenic race, there were over 300 runners who took part in the inaugural race last year, feedback suggests everyone enjoyed the race with lots of comments about the tough hill in the middle, but they said that it made the course a challenge and gave them a sense of achievement.
This year we intend to make this Half Marathon not just a great race but a great event, we are working with the local community to ensure your race day or weekend is memorable and encourages you to return year on year. RunWales are proud of the events we organise, with the emphasis on the runners enjoyment of the whole event, this is what we expect as runners and so will provide for you.
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Snowdonia Slateman Triathlon
Sunday 19 May 2013
Following the incredible success of the first ever Snowdonia Slateman in 2011, the event is back by popular demand in 2013 and will be even bigger and better. Two race options will be the Full Slateman (1000m/51km/11km) or Slateman Sprint (400m/20km/6km). Team relay categories are also available for both distances.
The race venue will be the stunning village of Llanberis at the foot of Snowdon a short car journey from us here at Bryn Bella. This will be the first in the 2012 series which will also include the Anglesey Sandman Tri and Snowman Winter Tri visit the Always Aim High Events home page for more details.
The two courses are as follows:
- 1000m Open Water Swim in Llyn Padarn
- 51 km Road Cycle circular route taking riders over the Llanberis Pass, to Capel Curig, along the Ogwen Valley and return to Llanberis
- 11 km Trail Run through the incredibly spectacular Dinorwig Slate Quarries and Padarn Country Park
- 400m Open Water Swim in Llyn Padarn
- 20 km Road Cycle up and over the gruelling Llanberis Pass to Pen y Gwryd and return
- 6 km Trail Run through the incredibly spectacular Dinorwig Slate Quarries and Padarn Country Park
Snowman Triathlon 2012 - Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig
Sunday 6th October 2103
Always Aim High is at the forefront of exploring new boundaries, concepts and challenges in sports events. This philosophy in 2012, led to the creation of the brand new and exciting Snowman Triathlon.
The Snowman trail triathlon will be held on Sunday 6th October 2013, it will be the third in the Always Aim Tri series that starts with the classic Snowdonia Slateman which will be on the 19th May 2013 and the Anglesey Sandman on 22nd September 2013.
The Snowman race venue will be Plas y Brenin in Capel Curig, a short drive from Bryn Bella here in Betws-y-Coed, the start and finish set in the awe inspiring Snowdonia National Park , the surrounding mountain scenery along the race route is stunning. This event offers a challenge for everyone!
You can compete in the Snowman as an individual or as a relay team of three. We can't guarantee snow.....but maybe!
The route will take you to some stunning locations and will comprise:
- 400m Swim
- 31 km Road Cycle
- 8 km Mountain Run to the summit of Moel Siabod
Entries for the snowman will be strictly limited so it is advisable to register early if you wish to secure your spot!
The location of points of interest are shown below. Use the 'Satellite' button to get an overhead photo of the locations (best if zoomed in first).
A - Slateman Triathlon
B - Snowdonia Half Marathon
C - Snowman Triathlon
D - Bryn Bella
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