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Mumbles Duathlon

Take part in this duathlon around the beautiful scenery of Mumbles in Swansea. This event welcomes newbies to the duathlon scene and has a choice of two distances, so whether you’re a beginner or seasoned duathlon athlete, this could be a great event for you.
Super Sprint, and Sprint
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Sat 26th Mar 2022
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The Mumbles, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Grey Dog ~Gallery, 4 Dunns Ln, The Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4AA, UK
Start times
8:00am |
Super Sprint:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Mumbles Duathlon
Super Sprint
Route information
There are two distances to choose from: the Sprint distance is a 5k run, 32k bike and 5k run and the Super Sprint distance is a 5k run, 23k bike and 3k run.
Run Route
Both legs of the run route will take place on the waterfront footpath.
The first run for all athletes is 5km and will be one out and back route.
The second leg of the route the sprint athletes will follow the same 5k route as the first run. Super sprint athletes will turn at an earlier point to complete the 3k course.
Both distances will finish opposite Verdi's cafe. There will be a red carpet to receive your medal.
Please keep to the left hand side of the promenade at all times and respect other path users.
Bike Route
The bike route will be along public roads and highways where you can expect to share the road with other users. Both the sprint and super sprint routes will be heavily sign-posted. You can familiarise yourself with the final route when the race pack is sent to you prior to the event.
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What's included
  • Chip-timed
  • Free race photography
  • Category prizes for Sprint distance
  • Red carpet finish
How to get there
Grey Dog ~Gallery, 4 Dunns Ln, The Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4AA, UK
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Parking is available at the following car parks:
  • Knab Rock Car Park
  • Southend Car Park
  • Car Park, 35-37 Newton Road
By Car
Directions from the M4
  1. Leave M4 at Junction 42 – the deceleration lane bends to the left sharply, so be careful!
  2. Join the A483 and follow it into Swansea; watch your speed (cameras).
  3. Immediately after crossing the river, turn left. You can join either lane.
  4. Follow the coast road all the way around the bay into Mumbles village.
  5. Drive through the village.
  6. Drive past a mini children’s park on the left.
  7. Drive past The Pilot Pub on the right.
  8. Take the next left into Knab Rock car park.
  9. If you go up a steep hill with the pier down to the left, you’ve just missed it!
Event day logistics
Please be aware that this is a preliminary itinerary, and details of the event could possibly change closer to the event.
16:00 - 19:30 Registration open
18:30 Beginners briefing
06:30 - 07:40 Registration open
06:30 - 07:45 Transition open
07:50 Mandatory race briefing
08:00 Sprint start
08:15 Super sprint start
09:15 Bike cut-off
10:30 Prize-giving
10:30 All bikes back
11:00 Cut-off overall
Registration will be located in the Mumbles Yacht Club. 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.
Beginngers Briefing
If this is your duathlon, there will be a Beginners Briefing on Friday at 18:30. Should you have any questions, this will be the opportunity to find the answers.
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 14 or over to take part.
  • 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.
Spectator Info
Spectators are welcome to come out and to support the participants. S
Toilet Facilities
There are public toilets at the start/finish line or at the Mumbles Yacht Club.
Where to Eat
The Mumbles Yacht Club will be open from 6am doing bacon rolls.
Verdi’s will also be open from 10am.
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Are there any age requirements for the Mumbles Duathlon?
Yes, the Mumbles Duathlon is only open to those aged 14 or over on event day.
When can I expect my race pack for Mumbles Duathlon?
Two weeks prior to event day you'll receive your race pack with further details via email.
Where do I pick up my timing chip and race number for Mumbles Duathlon?
You will go to registration at Mumbles Yacht Club to receive your timing chip and race number. You must bring photo ID to registration.
Can I wear headphones during the Mumbles Duathlon?
You are not allowed to wear headphones during the event. If you do wear headphones, you might be disqualified.
1 reviews
Did the Sprint in 2019
Very well organised event and a fantastic experience as it was my first duathlon. Will be back again next year. Cheers
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