Fishguard Sprint Triathlon

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£69.95 - £110.00
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Take part in this stunning sprint triathlon in the Fishguard Bay, Wales. A well organised event, welcoming back regular triathlon athletes and beginners. You'll complete a 750m swim, 13 mile bike and 3 mile run with routes along the gorgeous coastline including a run along the Goodwick Sea Wall.
Participants
Sprint Triathlon
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Calendar
Sat, 10 Jun 2023
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Fishguard, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
The Parrog, Fishguard, UK
Start times
Sat, 10 Jun 2023
Sprint Triathlon:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Fishguard Sprint Triathlon
Sprint Triathlon
Swim
750m
Bike
13mi
Running
3mi
£69.95 - £110.00
Route information
This sprint triathlon consists of a 750m swim, 13 mile bike and 3 mile run in and around the Fishguard Bay area.
Swim - 750m
You'll complete an out-and-back swim route in the Fishguard Bay, protected on two sides with a breakwater making it a sheltered route.
Bike - 13 miles
The 13 mile bike course follows an out-and-back route to Marthy. There will be a 3-mile steady ascent with an elevation over the whole course of approximately 400ft.
Run - 3 miles
The run course will be a one-lap route around the Fishguard Bay surroundings including running up the Goodwick Sea Wall. The first 1.5 miles will be mostly flat, with a gentle for the next mile and a downhill last half mile to propel you to the finish.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Swim cap
Train
How to get there
The Parrog, Fishguard, UK
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By Car
  • Follow the A40 to Haverfordwest
  • At Haverfordwest take the 2nd exit towards Fishguard on both roundabouts
  • When you arrive at Fishguard, take the 1st exit on the roundabout towards Goodwick
  • Take the 1st exit on the next roundabout Goodwick Harbour will be on your right hand side
Parking
Pay & Display Parking is available at the following places:
  • Goodwick Moor, The Parrog, Goodwick, Pembrokeshire SA64 0DE
  • Manorway Garage, Wern Road, Goodwick, Pembrokeshire SA64 0AA
Accommodation
There are many accommodation options in the local area including; Fishguard Hotel, Seaview Hotel, Glendower Hotel, Rose and Crown, Hope and Anchor Inn, The Manor Town House and Old Police House.
Camping
There will be camping available onsite for tents and camper vans - with shower and toilet facilities. The camping will be at the Phoenix Centre (What-3-Words: ///dust.scatters.zealous).
Event day logistics
Friday
14:00 Registration opens (Reg Teepees)
19:00 Registration closes (Teepee Village)
Saturday
08:00 - 09:30 Registration opens (Reg Teepees)
15:00 - 18:00 Registration opens (Teepee Village)
18:00 Onsite briefing (Fishguard Pier Car Park)
Sunday
08:30 - 10:30 Registration (Reg Teepees)
08:30 - 10:40 Transition Open (Fishguard Pier Car Park)
11:00 Sprint Distance starts
12:45 Bike Cut-off
13:30 Last athlete finishes
Prize giving will be 5 minutes after the top 3 male and female finishers cross the finish line.
Registration
You collect your race number and timing chip from registration either the evening before or the morning of the event. You can only register for yourself and will need to bring your ID and disclaimer in order to register. Registration will be held at the Phoenix Centre
Age Requirements
You will need to be aged 14 or over on event day to participate in the Sprint Triathlon.
Transition - Racking your bike
  • Make sure you have numbered your bike and helmet with the numbers provided at registration
  • Your helmet must be on and fastened before entering the transition
  • Racks are not numbered they will be laid out equally and fair for all
  • Only the cyclist on the relay team can use their bike at transition
Prize giving
There will be a prize giving 5 minutes after the top 3 male and female finishers cross the finish line.
Cut-off Times
  • 16:30 Last run lap cut-off
  • 17:30 Last athlete cut-off
Race Rules
  • You cannot run with headphones.
  • Drafting is strictly prohibited and may result in your disqualification.
  • You may wear your own swim hat but the event swim hat MUST be worn on top.
  • You can only swim front-facing strokes. Backstroke is not allowed.
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Activity Wales Events
Founders of Ironman Wales and The Long Course Weekend, Activity Wales deliver premiere Triathlon, marathon, duathlon and swimming events throughout the UK. They also consult to the leisure industry and are firm believers in the experience over the race! Creating family friendly, athlete focused world class races in Wales!
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Crowds
Spectator Info
This is a great event for spectators to come out and support. There will be a number of local cafes and restaurants open early on Saturday morning catering to athletes, spectators and supporters.
Where to eat
The Rose & Crown - Goodwick Square, Goodwick SA64 0BP
  • 01348 873155
Ocean Lab - The Coffee Shop, Ocean Lab, The Parrog, Goodwick
  • 01348 874737
Old Station Cafe - Goodwick Railway Station, Goodwick, Fishguard, Wales
  • 07743 761344
The Royal Oak - Market Square, Main St, Fishguard SA65 9HA
  • 01348 218632
Hooked @31 - 31 West St, Fishguard SA65 9AL
  • 01348 874657
Where to stay
Coastal Cottages - Coastal House, Narberth Road, Haverfordwest SA61 2XG
  • 01437 765765
Seaview Hotel - Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, SA65 9PL
  • 01348 874282
Glendower Hotel - Glendower Square, GOODWICK, Pembrokeshire, SA64 0DH
  • 01348 872873
Rose and Crown - Rose & Crown, Goodwick Square, Goodwick, SA64 0BP
  • 01348 873155
Hope and Anchor Inn - Goodwick Sq, Goodwick Fishguard
  • 07754 677150
The Manor Town House - 11 Main Street, Fishguard SA65 9HG
  • 01348873260
Old Police House - Old Police House, The Green, Spittal, Haverfordwest, SA62 5QT
Volunteer
If you would like to volunteer for this event please follow the link to the Activity Wales EventsExternalLink
There are some great benefits for marshalling at these events:
  • Free Volunteer Event T-Shirt
  • Free Bacon roll and hot drink
  • Groups of 10 or more volunteers will get £400 towards their chosen team, club or charity
Backpack
Kit List
  • Wetsuit (wetsuits are mandatory) that covers the torso and thighs. It must not cover the hands or feet
  • Bike (Tri Bars are allowed)
FAQs
Will I need to wear a wetsuit for the Fishguard Sprint Triathlon?
Yes, wetsuits are mandatory and must cover the torso and thighs and not the hands and feet.
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Will I get a swim cap for the Fishguard Sprint Triathlon?
Yes you will. Swim caps must be worn, you can wear your own swim cap underneath the one issued to you.
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Are there any age requirements for the Fishguard Sprint Triathlon?
Yes, you'll need to be aged 14 or older on event day to participate.
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What will I need to take with me to registration for the Fishguard Sprint Triathlon?
In order to register, you must bring photo ID and your disclaimer with you.
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