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Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim

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£26.00 - £36.00Free injury protection
Event summary

Shock the system with this stunning open water swim in the crisp and crystal clear waters of Llynnau Mymbyr, one of the most magnificent parts of the imposing Snowdonia National Park. Choose to swim 1k, 2k, or 2.4 miles in the shadow of the mountain range, making it an unforgettable experience.

Your organiser

Always Aim High Events was founded in 2010 by Tim Lloyd and Nigel 'Kenny' Kendrick. The first event was the now iconic Slateman Triathlon 2011 attracting just over 400 competitors (it now regularly exceeds 1,000), with a vision that included the Snowman and Sandman - the three events which now make up the Adventure Triathlon Series. From that one event we now host 34 all inclusive events over 9 weekends, with many more planned for 2019 and beyond. In 2015 Always Aim High Community Events was set up as a not for profit organisation to help with engaging with and hosting local community events. At Always Aim High we are extremely proud about delivering the UK's ultimate triathlon, cycling, running and swimming challenges in the most beautiful and iconic locations that we can find. From epic mountain, coastal and city triathlons, to breathtaking cycle sportives which cover the length and bredth of Snowdonia, there's something for everyone at Always Aim High Events!

How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Jul 30 2021

What's included:

  • Access to the Event Village with food and drink, bar, shopping and toilets
  • The world’s friendliest marshals
  • Full route marking
  • Web results service
  • Safety kayaks
  • Event photography
  • Emergency support
  • Bespoke medal for all finishers
  • Live bilingual commentary
  • A feast of food at the finish line
  • Goody bag at registration
  • Event t-shirts
1k
12:45pm Sat 31st Jul 2021

Swim 1km

£26.00
2k
12:45pm Sat 31st Jul 2021

Swim 2km

£33.00
2.4 Mile
2:30pm Sat 31st Jul 2021

Swim 2.4mi

£36.00
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FAQ
Do I have to wear a wetsuit for the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim?
You should bring a wetsuit to every event. Under BTF rules wetsuits are either mandatory, optional or forbidden depending on the combination of swim distance and water temperature. Up to 1500m: Forbidden above 22°C, Optional between 22°C and 14°C, Mandatory below 14°C 1501-3000m: Forbidden above 23°C, Optional between 23°C and 15°C, Mandatory below 15°C 3001-4000m: Forbidden above 24°C, Optional between 24°C and 16°C, Mandatory below 16°C Mandatory wetsuits must cover at least the torso. You can wear any type of wetsuit including shorties. Where wetsuits are mandatory, socks are permitted. Gloves are not permitted.… read more
FAQ
Will there be a bag drop available for the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim?
Yes, there will be bag drop in the event village. … read more
FAQ
Will swim caps be provided for the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim?
Yes, swim caps will be provided to participants. … read more
Route description
Route description

Held on the same weekend as the epic Snowman Triathlon, this open water swimming event is sure to take your breath away in more ways than one as you tackle the crisp waters under the watchful eye of the peaks of Snowdonia around you.

Llynnau Mymbyr is one of the most highly photographed spots within the National Park, with a length of 3/4 mile and depth of 30ft, nestled within the heart of the park.

Logistics and schedule

12:45 1k and 2k swim start times

14:30 2.4 mile start time

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration

Age Restrictions

  • 1k: 15 years
  • 2k: 17 years
  • 2.4 Miles: 18 years
How to get there

Plas y Brenin - National Outdoor Centre, Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0ET, UK

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By Road

Easily accessible from many of the main motorways, the race is located just off junction 11 on the A55 Expressway, and can be reached within a couple of hours if you’re travelling from the North West.

Parking:

There will be no parking available at Plas y Brenin. The race pay and display car park is approximately 0.5 miles next to the Siabod Cafe, along the A5 towards Capel Curig and is included in your entry. Exercise caution on the road between the carpark and transition as there is no footpath.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Do I have to wear a wetsuit for the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim?
You should bring a wetsuit to every event. Under BTF rules wetsuits are either mandatory, optional or forbidden depending on the combination of swim distance and water temperature. Up to 1500m: Forbidden above 22°C, Optional between 22°C and 14°C, Mandatory below 14°C 1501-3000m: Forbidden above 23°C, Optional between 23°C and 15°C, Mandatory below 15°C 3001-4000m: Forbidden above 24°C, Optional between 24°C and 16°C, Mandatory below 16°C Mandatory wetsuits must cover at least the torso. You can wear any type of wetsuit including shorties. Where wetsuits are mandatory, socks are permitted. Gloves are not permitted.
FAQ
Will there be a bag drop available for the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim?
Yes, there will be bag drop in the event village.
FAQ
Will swim caps be provided for the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim?
Yes, swim caps will be provided to participants.
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1k
12:45pm Sat 31st Jul 2021
£26.00
2k
12:45pm Sat 31st Jul 2021
£33.00
2.4 Mile
2:30pm Sat 31st Jul 2021
£36.00
£26.00 - £36.00Free injury protection

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