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Ironman Wales

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Kicking off with one of the most beautiful swim locations on the Ironman circuit and complemented with highly challenging bike and swim legs. Renowned for its phenomenal spectator support, this race boasts some of the most raucous and enthusiastic crowds in all of endurance sport.

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"Swim 2.4 Miles. Bike 112 miles. Run 26.2. Brag for the rest of your life." - John Collins, IRONMAN co-founder

Since its inception, IRONMAN has been represented by ambitious and courageous people who aren't afraid to push their limits. Take a walk through history with us, through some of the finest and most memorable moments in IRONMAN racing.

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What's included:

  • Entry to Award Ceremony
  • Race day nutrition at the aid stations Backpack
  • Finisher T-Shirt & Medal
  • Post-race feed in the Athlete Village
  • Complimentary post race massages
Ironman Wales
6:55am Sun 12th Sep 2021

Swim 2.4mi, Bike 112mi, Run 26.2mi

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4.9
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SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
CrowdsIncredible crowds
Did the Ironman Wales in 2019
One of the best - and toughest Ironman courses - on the circuit. Incredible swim in Tenby - bay is like an arena with fantastic crowd support lining the cliffs. A beautiful sea swim and a smallish run from the swim to bike transition through the cheering crowds - huge buzz. Then a fantastic and scenic bike course - tough but good fun, and hilly run - tough again but a great atmosphere. First Ironman Bolton in 2017 had that year a great atmosphere during the run but wales has subsequently become my no 1 race. Love it to bits. … read more
Nicholas
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5.0
Did the Ironman Wales in 2019
Hard race, great town, great locals, great support, fantastic atmosphere, super great day, loved every minute!!… read more
Owen
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4.7
Did the Ironman Wales in 2019
Great start on the north beach with the crowds and anthem proper goose bumps.Great atmosphere on the run… read more
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there a minimum age for the Ironman Wales?
Yes you must be 18 years old to compete.… read more
FAQ
Does this race count as a qualifying race for Kona.
Yes, Ironman Wales is a Kona qualifying race.… read more
FAQ
What is the cut-off time for the Ironman Wales?
There are cut-off times for each section of the event (see https://eu.ironman.com/triathlon/events/emea/ironman/wales.aspx#axzz4xHPqxjy7) but the cut-off for the overall course is 17 hours.… read more
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Route description
Route description

Swim The race starts off at North Beach. A 2 lap swim course is followed by 1k transition. Wetsuits are compulsory, and athletes will be set off in a rolling swim start according to their own expected swim time.

Bike The bike section will take competitors along the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with plenty more famous landmarks along the route. The course climbs 2100m in total.

Run The antiquated town walls and pretty beachfront set the scene for the marathon section through the town of Tenby itself. The run is a 4 lap course.

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Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

Race day information will be confirmed closer to the event date.

Spectators

There will be shuttle buses to transport spectators from Tenby to Saundersfoot in order to watch the bike leg. Heartbreak Hill is a particularly good spot to watch this, as one of the most intense climbs on the course. The atmosphere here is always excellent.

Buses will also run to and from Carew Airfield on race morning - spectators can park here to save time.

How to get there

Tenby North Beach, Tenby North Beach, United Kingdom

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Registration & Expo: Five Arches Car Park, Tenby, SA70 7HY

Swim: Tenby North Beach

Transition: Seafront Car Park, Tenby, SA70 7EE

Finish line: The Esplanade, Tenby, SA70

By Car

From the east, Tenby is easily accessible via the M4. From Llanelli onwards, you'll pass Carmarthen where you proceed on to the A40, from which you can follow the clear road signage to Tenby.

From the midlands, you can take the Heads of the Valley road. There a large car park in the centre of town which is convenient for the race - the postcode is SA70 7LS.

By Train

Tenby train station is a short walk from town. Most trains to the town will require transferring at Swansea or sometimes Bristol - don't be confused when your Swansea train leaves the station backwards! Travelling from London will usually take in the region of 5-6 hours.

By Air

Tenby's closest airport if Cardiff, roughly 100 miles away - the alternative is Bristol, at 135 miles.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there a minimum age for the Ironman Wales?
Yes you must be 18 years old to compete.
FAQ
Does this race count as a qualifying race for Kona.
Yes, Ironman Wales is a Kona qualifying race.
FAQ
What is the cut-off time for the Ironman Wales?
There are cut-off times for each section of the event (see https://eu.ironman.com/triathlon/events/emea/ironman/wales.aspx#axzz4xHPqxjy7) but the cut-off for the overall course is 17 hours.
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Ironman Wales
6:55am Sun 12th Sep 2021

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