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Energise your autumn and get involved in this invigorating Swimrun in and around the Dyfi Estuary. With a total swim distance of 3k and run of 15k isn't so much of a "Jog and Dip," but a test of endurance, so why not give the challenge a go.
Sat 2nd Oct 2021
Aberdyfi, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
This fantastic Swimrun will have participants swimming in the Dyfi Estuary by Aberdyfi. You'll complete 4 swims and 5 runs amounting to total distances of 3k swimming and 15k running.
- Swim 1 - 650m - Around low water you will swim across the mouth of the Dyfi estuary to Ynyslas and the Dyfi Nature Reserve.
- Swim 2 - 750m - You will swim back across the mouth of the Dyfi estuary from Ynyslas to Aberdyfi beach. The flood tide will have started so you will be swimming across a slight incoming tidal flow.
- Swim 3 - 1200m - You'll swim from the Jetty past the village to Picnic Island - the flood tide will be assisting you.
- Swim 4 - 400m - The final swim is parallel to Aberdyfi beach with the tide once again on your side.
There will be 5 runs to be completed for this event. All runs will be along trail so trail shoes will be required. The distances will be:
- Run 1 - 1.2k
- Run 2 - 5.2k
- Run 3 - 1.1k
- Run 4 - 7k
- Run 5 - 0.6k
- Swim hat
- Fully marked and marshalled
How to get there
Aberdyfi, UKGet full directions
The Treffedian Hotel, Penhelig Hotel, Britannia Inn and The Dovey Inn offer Hotel accommodation within 10 minutes walking distance to registration. There's a number of B & B's, and Airbnb options in the village too.
There are also more cost friendly accommodation options of Smuggler's Cove, Nyth Robin Campsite and Corris Bunkhouse.
Event day logistics
11:00 - 12:15 Registration
12:45 Race Brief
13:15 Race Start
15:30 Finish (front of the pack)
17:00 Finish (back of the pack)
At registration you will check in for the event and receive your race bib, swim hat and NFC timing wristband.
You must arrive with the following kit:
- Trail running shoes
- Race cup
You have the opportunity to compete solo or as part of a two person team.
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What will be the longest swim on the Dyfi Swimrun course?
The third swim will be the longest at 1.2k where you'll be swimming from the Jetty past the village to Picnic Island. The flood tide will be assisting you over this portion of the the course.
What will be the total running distance covered for the Dyfi Swimrun?
You will run a total of 15k.
Do I kit will I need for Dyfi Swimrun?
You are required to have a wetsuit, trail running shoes, whistle and race cup. You will not be able to compete without all these items.
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