Love SwimRun Llanberis

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Love SwimRun Llanberis
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In the shadow of Mount Snowdon, this fantastic Love SwimRun Llanberis will have you swimming in the deep clear waters of Llyn Padarn and running in the beautiful woodland. No matter if you choose the 6k or 16k course, you'll be challenged by the route but rewarded with the scenery.
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Full Distance 16k and Sprint Distance 6k
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Calendar
Sat, 18 Jun 2022
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Llanberis, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Y Glyn, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55 4EL, UK
Start times
Saturday, 18 Jun 2022
Full Distance 16k: 9:35 amSprint Distance 6k: 9:35 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Love SwimRun Llanberis
Full Distance 16k
Swim
3.5km
Running
12.5km
£100 - £200
Sprint Distance 6k
Swim
1.3km
Running
4.7km
£55
Route information
This LoveSwimRun Llanberis takes place in Padarn Country Park, Llanberis in Snowdonia National Park. Both courses will be hilly and demanding with the full 16k swimrun a total 3.5k of swimming and 12.5k running and the 6k sprint distance 1.3k of swimming and 4.7k running. The open water swims in Llyn Padarn will be followed by varied multi terrain running routes including a tough climb up into the old slate quarries that overlook the valley. The 6k Sprint route makes for a great first time swimrun! The Sprint is open to solo entries and children from age 10 can also take part.
By the time you finish you'll have thoroughly explored this stunning lake and surrounding area.
There will be two feed stations on the full course and one on the sprint.
Full Distance 16k Splits
  • Run 2.3k
  • Swim 480m
  • Run 2.07k
  • Swim 480m
  • Run 300m
  • Swim 1.06k
  • Run 8.28k
  • Swim 1.04k
Sprint Distance 6k Splits
  • Run 2.3k
  • Swim 480m
  • Run 2.07k
  • Swim 480m
  • Run 300m
  • Swim 350m
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Event bib
  • Event swim hat
  • Chip-timed
  • Fuel and water during race
  • Post-event refreshments
  • Free event photos
  • Prizes for winners in each category
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
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How to get there
Y Glyn, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55 4EL, UK
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Parking
There will be plenty of parking available. Parking charges do apply (mostly card only).
By Car
Llanberis typically is 5 hours from London by car, 2 hours from Manchester. To access Llanberis turn off at Junction 20 of the M6 onto the M56, follow signs for NORTH WALES to reach the A55. Use post code 1155 4EL in your Sat Nav.
Public Transport
The closest train station to Llanberis is in Bangor. Buses run from Bangor to Llanberis.
Event day logistics
Friday
18:45 - 19:45 Registration at Pete’s Eat’s
Saturday
07:30 Registration at Snowdonia Water Sports opens
08.45 Registration at Snowdonia Water Sports closes
09:10 Route and safety brief
09:30 Arrive at start line
09:35 Wave 1 start
09:38 Wave 2 start
09:41 Wave 3 start
09:44 Wave 4 start
14:45 Zone3 Prize giving
Registration
Registration will be at Petes Eat's Cafe on Friday and Snowdonia Water Sports on Saturday where you'll collect your event hat, race number and timing chip. Please arrive with plenty of time.
Briefing
The briefing will be at Y Glyn (The Lagoons), the time is TBC. All participants must attend the briefing or they will not be allowed to swim.
On Site Facilities
There are public toilets at the end of the road leading to Y Glyn.
Event Handbook
The handbook with further information about race day will be emailed to you a few weeks before the event. Please read through it thoroughly.
Age Requirements
You must be aged 18 years or over on event day to enter the full 16k course. Children from age 10 can take part on the Sprint race when accompanied by a fee paying adult.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are welcome at Love SwimRun events. From the south end of the lake where you’ll be able to see them finishing the first long run and setting off on the second swim. Spectators can watch the start and finish from Y Glyn. Please park considerately.
FAQs
Do I need to be a professional to take part in Love SwimRun Llanberis?
You don't need to be a professional. Love SwimRun events are aimed at beginners to the SwimRun world. Please be aware that this is still a demanding course.
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How good of a swimmer do I need to be for Love SwimRun Llanberis?
You should be a strong swimmer for this event. If you can front crawl for 1500m, you're ready for this challenge. Be mindful that open water swimming is different to pool swimming and is often more difficult.
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What are the age requirements for Love SwimRun Llanberis?
For the full 16k course, you must be aged 18 or over on event day. The 6k Sprint course is open to those aged 10 and older.
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When will I receive final instructions and details for Love SwimRun Llanberis?
The event handbook will be sent to you via email about 3 weeks before the Love SwimRun Llanberis event. You should be able to find answers to all your questions in the handbook.
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