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Swansea Trail Half Marathon

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Event summary

Set to be one of the most highly anticipated Half Marathons in Wales, this trail race will take you through the magnificent surroundings of the Gower. With dramatic coastline views, challenging hills and mixed terrain underfoot, this race is a must-run for all trail blazers.

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At Tough Runner UK we’re dedicated to making a difference with events that make athletes feel valued. We’re committed to bringing the best value events to Wales & England. The team have decades experience of taking part in major sporting events around the globe and we are always looking for new innovations that set us apart from the others. Tough Runner UK is on a mission to carve out its own legacy in sports history and in 2018 we demonstrated this to the whole of the UK by organising flawless running events and announcing 10+ NEW races across the country. The organisers, our staff and incredible team of volunteers stand ready to ensure you have the best race experience possible.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Oct 29 2021

What's included:

  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip timing
  • Fully marked and marshalled route
  • Water & fuel stations
  • Special awards for top 3 finishers
  • Toilets
Half Marathon
11:00am Sat 30th Oct 2021

Run 21.1km

£33.00 - £35.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
How many aid stations will there be along the Swansea Trail Half Marathon?
There will be a water and fuel station at the start/finish line and at around the halfway point. … read more
FAQ
Do I need to be a certain level of fitness to take part in the Swansea Trail Half Marathon?
No, this event is open to all those looking for an awesome trail running challenge. … read more
FAQ
Will there be race photos from the Swansea Trail Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be free official race photographs available from Ed Morris Photography.… read more
Route description
Route description

Tough Runner is heading to the Welsh coast to bring you a highly anticipated trail Half Marathon through the incredible Gower, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Runners will take on some hilly terrain as they travel along the cliffs of Oxwich Bay, through Nicholaston Woods, and out towards Pennard Castle and Golf course, before heading back to the finish line at Oxwich Bay.

The route is sure to offer challenging terrain and leg-burning climbs, but will reward runners with dramatic coastal views and an epic event atmosphere where you are sure to leave with new friends and memories that will last a lifetime.

Logistics and schedule

08:30 Registration opens

10:40 Registration closes

10:50 Race briefing for all runners

11:00 Race start

12:40 First runners expected

14:30 Awards ceremony

Facilities

There will be a small beachside shop and public toilets located near the start/finish line.

How to get there

Oxwich Bay Car Park, Penrice, Swansea SA3 1LS, UK

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By Car

Oxwich Bay Car Park is 30 minutes drive west of Swansea, along the A4067, B443 and the A4118. Swansea can be accessed from Junction 42 of the M4.

Parking

There will be a £5 charge for parking on the day, which will be given to the owners at Oxwich Bay.

Public Transport

There are no train stations close to the venue, but there are bus stops in Oxwich Green and Port Eynon a short walk from the venue.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
How many aid stations will there be along the Swansea Trail Half Marathon?
There will be a water and fuel station at the start/finish line and at around the halfway point.
FAQ
Do I need to be a certain level of fitness to take part in the Swansea Trail Half Marathon?
No, this event is open to all those looking for an awesome trail running challenge.
FAQ
Will there be race photos from the Swansea Trail Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be free official race photographs available from Ed Morris Photography.
FAQ
Will there be a bag drop at the Swansea Trail Half Marathon?
There will not a bag drop, please leave you belongings in your car which can be parked close to the start/finish area.
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Half Marathon
11:00am Sat 30th Oct 2021
£33.00 - £35.00

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