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Gower Triathlon

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Get involved in this well organised and relaxing triathlon weekender in the stunning Gower Peninsular in southwest Wales. Choose the Olympic or Sprint distance or even take on them both and enjoy this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty over the two day triathlon extravaganza.
Sprint, and Olympic
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Sat 16th Jul 2022
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Where and when
Unnamed Road, Swansea SA3 1NN, UK
Start times
8:00am |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Gower Triathlon
Route information
Choose to take on the Olympic on day 1, the Sprint on day 2 or them both! The Olympic Triathlon is a 1.5k, 37k bike and 10k run and the Sprint is a 750m swim, 25k bike and 5k run.
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What's included
  • Chip-timed
  • Free photography
  • Category prizes
  • Red carpet finish
How to get there
Unnamed Road, Swansea SA3 1NN, UK
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There is parking available by the beach, which is pay and display.
By Car
Directions From Pembrokeshire
Take the A40 to Carmarthen
Follow through Crosshands and Pont Abraham roundabout
Take the M4 towards Swansea
Leave M4 at Junction 47
At Roundabout take 4th Exit onto A483
At the next roundabout take the 2nd Exit onto A484
At the roundabout take the 1st Exit onto Victoria Road/B4296
Turn Right onto B4295
Turn Right onto Blodwen Terrace/B4295
Turn Left towards B4271
Turn Left onto B4271
Turn Right
Slight Light
Turn Right onto A4118
Turn Left
Follow the road to Port Eynon
Directions From M4
See above from Junction 47
Event day logistics
Please note that information and timings may change. Confirmation of these details will be sent out prior to the event.
Saturday & Sunday
06:00 - 07:20 Registration open
06:30 - 07:30 Transition open
08:00 Triathlon start
09:00 Swim cut-off
11:30 Run cut-off
12:00 Overall cut-off
The registration location is TBC. You must register on your own behalf, you are not allowed to register for somebody else and you must bring photo ID to registration.
At registration you will receive:
  • 2 bib numbers
  • 1 helmet number
  • 1 bike post number
  • 1 timing chip
Please make sure the timing chip is returned after the event to avoid a £75 charge.
Race Briefing
The race briefing is mandatory. It will be held at the transition area.
You will not be allowed into transition without your race number. It is only open to athletes.
Rules and Regulations
  • You must be aged 16 or over on event day to take part in the Olympic distance and aged 14 or over to take part in the Sprint distance.
  • This is a non-drafting event.
  • If you retire from the race you must report to an official, inform them and hand in your timing chip.
  • You cannot use any headphones or listening devices at any time.
  • You should not litter at any point on the course.
  • You must keep your chest covered at all times on the course.
  • You must wear a helmet at all times whilst on the bike.
Race Pack
The race pack will be sent out to you two weeks prior to event day. It will contain further specific and finalised details and information which you will need on the day.
On Site Facilities
There are public toilets on the beach front. Further facilities are TBC.
Spectator Info
Spectators are welcome to come out and support. The Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a great place spend the morning checking out the views and the triathlons.
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Activity Wales Events
Founders of Ironman Wales and The Long Course Weekend, Activity Wales deliver premiere Triathlon, marathon, duathlon and swimming events throughout the UK. They also consult to the leisure industry and are firm believers in the experience over the race! Creating family friendly, athlete focused world class races in Wales!
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Will I receive my race number and timing chip for Gower Traithlon in the post?
No you'll collect all items you need from registration on the day.
Do I need to attend the Gower Traithlon race brief if this isn't my first triathlon?
Yes you do. There will be critical and last minute information at the briefing and is mandatory for all competitors.
Do I have to wear the Gower Traithlon swim hat?
Yes you do and for safety reasons you must wear the race issue hat. Failure to do so may result in you being disqualified.
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