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The Welsh Winter Swim

TBC 2021

Brave in the icy waters of Llyn Padarn at the coldest time of the year! With views of ice covered Mount Snowdon, The Welsh Winter Swim will include short individual races of 50m, 100m, 250m & a tough 500m endurance challenge. You may enter a single event or multiple races & you’ll receive a unique sewn patch for each distance you complete!  Wetsuit & non-wetsuit places are available, but neoprene is only for softies!

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The BIG Bala Swim

5 JUNE 2021

‘All aboard the swim train!’ Catch the historic stream train along the shores of Llyn Tegid, Wales’ largest natural lake, to start your swim! Surrounded by the beautiful Aran, Arenig & Berwyn mountain ranges, the lake has suberb views & plenty of wildlife to spot along the way. There are 3 distance options to choose from; 1.5km, 4.5km & 9km, so there is a swim to suit everyone. Wetsuit & non-wetsuit places are available!

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Love SwimRun Llanberis

19 JUNE 2021

Swim in the deep clear waters of Llyn Padarn and run beneath the majestic summit of Mt Snowdon. Running in your wetsuit & swimming in your trainers, you’ll take a seamless journey through the spectacular landscape of Snowdonia. The 16km course (with 4 runs & 4 swims) offers beautiful views, varied terrain & you’ll pass by a few historic relics too! We also have a 6km sprint course that is open to age 10+. Enter as a team of two or go it alone as a solo!

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The BIG Welsh Swim

10 JULY 2021

‘All aboard the swim train!’ Catch the narrow gauge steam train to the end of Llyn Padarn to start your swim for a truly unique experience! From start to finish you’ll be wowed by the spectacular mountain scenery, beautiful woodlands & historic monuments. You can swim the length of the lake, either once (3km), twice (6km) or three times (9km) & we have a junior option too (1.3km). Wetsuit & non-wetsuit places are available.

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Love SwimRun Holy Island

11 SEPTEMBER 2021

The 23km route takes in the rugged & beautiful coastline of Anglese, beautiful cliff top runs with views of the mountains of Snowdonia, hidden beaches, rocky swims & a tough final climb up to the finish line. With 6 run sections & 5 swims, each leg offers something new with a surprise around every corner! (NEW for 2021: we also have a 10km Sprint course!) With only 200 spaces for this unique event, enter as a team or a solo, just sign up while you can!

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Love SwimRun Llanberis

2 OCTOBER 2021

12 hour endurance Swimrun! Complete as many laps of our tough 6km course as you can between dawn & dusk! The route is  different to Love SwimRun Llanberis but you’ll get the same stunning mountain views, beautiful woodland, waterfalls, historic relics, challenging trails and a lot of ascent! There is 1km of swimming for each loop (over three swims).  Enter as a team of two, as a solo or as a relay team of four!

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ADVENTURE DAYS, COURSES & COACHING

Secret SwimWalks

VARIOUS DATES

The Secret SwimWalk is a fully guided and supported SwimWalk around the wooded tracks and trails of Northern Snowdonia. The scenery is beautiful: you can expect forest tracks, winding narrow foot paths, secluded lakes, and fantastic views. There will be 4 swims in different locations & plenty of snack stops! The route is circular, so you’ll finish up back at your cars. There are limited spaces for this amazing day out so be quick!

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The Secret SwimRun Challenge

VARIOUS DATES

Our supported 24km Secret Swimrun Challenge is a fully guided and supported swimrun around the wooded tracks and trails of Snowdonia. The hilly route is an exhilarating, challenging adventure with beautiful – you can expect forest tracks, technical foot paths, hidden relics, secluded lakes, fantastic views, and if you make it to the last swim, an exciting swoosh in a river. 

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The Menai Strait Swim

VARIOUS DATES

Join us for this unique and rare opportunity to swoosh for 6.5km down the stunning Menai Strait, the narrow and dangerous channel of sea that separates the Island of Anglesey from mainland North Wales! We will guide you safely through the bubbling ‘Swellies’, under the two historic bridges and show you stunning views and a variety of wildlife in this beautiful, Special Area of Conservation.

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1:1 Open Water Swimming & SwimRun Coaching

VARIOUS DATES

Whether you are a first timer to open water or taking on your first triathlon or swimrun event, Chloe will give you all the support and time you need to work on your confidence, technique, efficiency and personal open water swimming and swimrun goals. Making sure you have fun, stay safe and leave feeling happy and motivated are our priorities!

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Introduction To
Open Water Swimming

VARIOUS DATES

Come and give swimming in open water a go and find out how much fun it is and how good it can make you feel! We want to help make your first steps into open water as easy and enjoyable as possible so we’ve designed this course to give you the confidence you need to swim safely and give you all the skills and knowledge you need when swimming in open water.

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Introduction to Swimrun

VARIOUS DATES

Join as for a fun session to learn all the skills you need for your first Swimrun! Come and try out this fun and adventurous sport in a safe, fun and non-competitive environment. Our course will give you the confidence you need to swimrun safely, We’ll talk you though the equipment and techniques you need for swimrun and we’ll have a go using the kit and practice transitions by going on a guided swimrun!

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