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The Snowman Triathlon & Duathlon

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Push your limits with one of the toughest physical challenges in the UK. Great for those looking for that little something extra, the course takes athletes from the waters of Llyn Mymbyr to the summit of Moel Siabod.

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Always Aim High Events was founded in 2010 by Tim Lloyd and Nigel 'Kenny' Kendrick. The first event was the now iconic Slateman Triathlon 2011 attracting just over 400 competitors (it now regularly exceeds 1,000), with a vision that included the Snowman and Sandman - the three events which now make up the Adventure Triathlon Series. From that one event we now host 34 all inclusive events over 9 weekends, with many more planned for 2019 and beyond. In 2015 Always Aim High Community Events was set up as a not for profit organisation to help with engaging with and hosting local community events. At Always Aim High we are extremely proud about delivering the UK's ultimate triathlon, cycling, running and swimming challenges in the most beautiful and iconic locations that we can find. From epic mountain, coastal and city triathlons, to breathtaking cycle sportives which cover the length and bredth of Snowdonia, there's something for everyone at Always Aim High Events!

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How to enter

Tickets available until Tue Jul 20 2021

What's included:

  • Access to the Event Village with food and drink, massage tent and family entertainment
  • Full route marking
  • Marshalled course
  • Refreshment stations
  • Aid stations
  • Event photography
  • Good bag at registration
  • Pick-up wagons
  • Live bilingual commentary
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Finish line food feast
  • T-shirt for Legend and Savage finishers, or have a tree planted instead
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Where can I find my results?
Results will be posted shortly after the race on https://alwaysaimhighevents.com/aahe-results. … read more
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Is there a bag drop available?
There is a bag drop service in the Event Village. Runners are advised to bring as little baggage as possible.… read more
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How will I know which way to go?
The route will be fully signposted and there will be marshals around the course to help guide you. … read more
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Route description
Route description

The races will start from the ground of the scenic Plas y Brenin, The National Mountain Centre.

Competitors will complete the swim in the waters of Llyn Mymbyr in the shadows of the awe-inspiring Snowdon. From here, competitors will complete a series of hill climbs over Snowdonia's mountain passes as they tackle the bike section. As the athletes finish the bike, they will be faced with an incredibly tough mountain run to the summit of Moel Siabod before descending back to Capel Curing.

Throughout this race, there is truly no rest for the wicked.

For the Savage Triathlon, runners will compete in both the Sprint and Standard Triathlon events.

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Logistics and schedule

Registration will take place on Friday and Saturday evening and Saturday and Sunday morning. Final registration timings will be included in your race instructions given 10 days prior to race day.

Saturday

08.00 Sprint Triathlon
08:05 Sprint Duathlon

Sunday

07.00 Legend Triathlon
08.30 Standard Triathlon
08:35 Standard Duathlon

Please arrive at well in advance of your start time in order to warm up and rack your bike if necessary.

How to get there

70 A4086, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK

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Address: Plas y Brenin - National Outdoor Centre, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0ET

Please note that there will be no parking available at Plas y Brenin. The race pay and display car park is approximately 0.5 miles away next to Siabod Cafe.

Under no circumstances can cars be parked on the road.

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