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The Big Welsh Swim

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Set amongst epic Snowdonia in the north west of Wales, this event truly offers one of the must stunning backdrops of any swim in the country. With varying distances to suit all levels of competitor this is one for the calendar - you'll even ride down to the start on a steam train!

How to enter the The Big Welsh Swim

  1. One way: 3km

    Swim 6km
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  2. Mid way: 1.3km

    Swim 9km
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  3. Three way: 9km

    Swim 1.3km
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  4. Two Way: 6km

    Swim 3km
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The Big Welsh Swim routes

The swim route will involve lengths of the lake (each length is 3km) with a choice of 4 different distances to choose from. Wetsuit and non-wetsuit places are available!

Mid way: 1.3km
One way: 3km
Two Way: 6km (you will not take the train on the 2 way swim)
Three way: 9km

Event Details

Raceday Logistics
07:00 Registration opens
08:30 Registration closes
08.40 Route and safety brief
09:00 Train for Mid way and Three way swimmers departs
09.20 Race start – Two way swimmers
09.20 Race start – Mid way swimmers
09.40 Race start – Three way swimmers
10:00 Train for One way swimmers departs
10:30 Race start – One way swimmers
13:00 Prize giving

Spectators are welcome to come and support you at The BIG Welsh Swim! There are plenty of good spots from which to support your friends. There is disabled access to the registration/finish area though this is on a rough track, not tarmac. Dogs are welcome on leads.

The Big Welsh Swim weather forecast

Foggy in the morning.

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