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Event Info

The Wales Swimrun Information

Vivobarefoot Wales Swimrun

Date: 01 August 2020

Location: Freshwater East - Amroth

Medal Events: Swim/Run

Competitors: 100 teams

Format: Originating in Sweden in 2002, Swimrun has gathered significant pace in the past 5 years. In 2014 the event was only held in Sweden, now 18 nations fly the Swimrun Flag. The Wales Swimrun will take place along The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park on August 1st 2020. Starting on the cliff tops above Freshwater East, the race will move east taking in Manorbier, Lydstep, Tenby and end in Amroth Village. All running will be off-road following the Pembrokeshire Coast path with 4 feed stations positioned on the route. In Total, the event is just over 24 Kilometers of running and 7 Kilometers of swimming. MEN OPEN LADIES OPEN MIXED OPEN All teams must be pairs. Wetsuits compulsory. Tow floats optional. All teams must not be more than 10m apart at a time during the race. (tied swims recommended)

Event Itinerary

To work out where you need to be and when, simply check out our itinerary of events below.

  • Friday 24th July 2020

    • Last Chance to change your Team Name, Team Members (Must be sent through to info@activitywalesevents.com before midnight)
  • Friday 31st July 2020

    • 6.00pm
      MANDATORY RACE REGISTRATION
      New Inn, Amroth
    • 6.00pm
      MANDATORY EQUIPMENT CHECK
      New Inn, Amroth
    • 7.00pm
      Race Number Presentation
      New Inn, Amroth
    • 7.00pm - 8.00pm
      Dinner and Race Briefing
      New Inn, Amroth
  • Saturday 1st August 2020

    • 10.00am
      Coaches depart to event start
      New Inn, Amroth
    • 11.30am
      Race Starts
      Freshwater East
    • 3.10pm
      First Athlete Home
      Amroth
    • 7.30pm
      Last Athlete Home
      Amroth
    • 8:00pm
      Champions presentation
Wales Swimrun Introduces New Distance

2020 will see a new “sprint distance” distance added to allow those that fancy giving swim run a go to be part of this incredible event.

The Wales Swimrun to be Powered by Yonda Sports

Our newest event is set to be powered by a new partner. Welcome aboard Yonda!

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