Early Season Cyclosportive around the Cheshire lanes. Three distances 30 miles 50 miles and 80 miles to suit all levels. Relatively flat route with a few small bumps. Good quality roads through a picturesque route passing the famous Jodrell Bank Telescope. Takes advantage of the Cheshires mild micro climate.
Professionally run event with well stocked Feeding Stations, Electronic Timing, Sag Waggon, Route Card, well marked out Route, GPS Downloads, Free Prize Draw, post event Hot Food and Drinks. A great way to start off the season.
The Tour of Pembrokshire offers two challenges- a 64 mile course and a 116 mile course. Both routes offer everything from towering climbs, terrifying descents and long sections where the speed can really be piled on. This events was an immediate hit in it's first year and continues to grow year on year.
Up there as one of the toughest cyclosportives around. The early climbs are nothing when compared to the Devil's Staircase (Darren still has nightmares about it...) which is followed quickly by yet more climbing!
This brutal, but very rewarding event, is organised perfectly and is a must for any cyclist!
This race is set on the Millennium Coastal Path in Llanelli which offers a traffic free run while the ride out to Kilgetty and back is very fast. This race is often a first outing of the season for many and is always well attended.
The Llanelli 1/2 Marathon is a well organised and extremely popular event. The route follows the traffic free Millennium coastal path and is totally flat, making this event perfect for the beginner who just wants to finish to the experienced athlete who's chasing a pb.
This race forms part of the Endurancelife 7 race series. The general opinion of the race last year is that it was tough! Those of you who know the coastal path will realise this. Those of you who aren't are in for a surprise!
The first running of the Llanelli Marathon promises to be a great day out. Set on the traffic free Millennium Coastal path, this course is ideal for first time marathon runners looking to take on the challenge as well as the more experienced runners looking for a pb.
This 10k course around Cardiff city centre is organised in aid of Kidney Research Wales. It is well organised with a great atmosphere, a goody bag for all finishers and a 2km for other family members to take part in too!
Set in the seaside village of Dale, Pembrokeshire, this event is a real gem in the calendar and a great way to finish the season. With a field of just 300 athletes this event has a wonderful atmosphere and is very popular with top athletes and total novices alike! Both distances take in the challenging climb to St. Anne's head before the 1/2 Marathon heads off onto a challenging loop through the surrounding countryside.
This very popular half marathon around the Welsh capital is a great event for first timers looking to get around and experienced athletes looking for a pb. The route takes in some of Cardiffs most famous landmarks and passes through Cardiff bay. A very scenic, great spirited event.
The Llanelli Triathlon is perfect for athletes of all abilities. The course is immensely quick for athletes looking to clock a good time while the small lake offers a great first venture into open water triathlon for beginners. This well organised event is very popular with athletes from all over the country!
This race has consistently appeared in the "Top Ten Toughest Triathlon" list and deserves it! Like all of the Wrexham Triathlon Club events, it's run expertly and you can be sure to have a great, if somewhat long, day!
We're proud to be the title sponsors in the second year of the ressurection of this event. The sheltered swim is followed by a challenging bike course. The run then follows the scenic coastal path out of Broad Haven and is fairly undulating... once you've climbed the sizeable hill near the beginning! After a massive success last year this event can only get bigger and better.
The premier long distance event on the UK calendar! Based in Bolton, the two lap swim is followed by a rolling swom before the grandstand finish on the marathon. Ironman racing is what triathlon is all about!
The Big Woody Triathlon is a long distance (Ironamn distance). Based in the Forest of Deadn, anybody who's cycled up that way will tell you one thing- tough! This is not an event for the feint of heart! A great, well organised race, you get the long-distance experience without the massive costs involved with the highly branded events.
2008 was the first year that this event was brought back and it won the British Triathlon Event of the Year! Set to be bigger and better in 2010 this race takes part on the stunning Gower Peninsula near Swansea. With a BBQ and a live band on the evening after the race, along with kiddies races, this race makes for a great weekend away for families and groups alike!
This is a tremendously well organized race. Based at the beautiful Llyn Tegid in Bala, the lake swim is followed by a very fast bike course. Having been established for many years, this race attracts athletes from all over and is ideal for anybody who's either looking for a pb at this distance or simply looking to get around their first standard distance race.
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