How to enter the The SportPursuit Slateman Triathlon
- Triathlon: Swim 2.25km, Bike 71km, Run 17km
- Triathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 51km, Run 11km
- Triathlon: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 6km
- Triathlon: Swim 1.9km, Bike 91km, Run 21km
- Duathlon: Run 2.5km, Bike 20.2km, Run 5.7km
- Duathlon: Run 6km, Bike 51km, Run 11km
- Swim 1km
- Swim 2km
- Swim 2.4mi
The SportPursuit Slateman Triathlon routes
Slateman SwimLlyn Padarn is a magnificent glacially formed lake nestled admist some of Snowdonia's most spectacular scenery. The lake is approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) long and covers about 240 acres making it one of the largest natural lakes in Wales. On the southern bank sits the busy village of Llanberis whilst on the opposite side the Llanberis Lake Railway runs through the spectacular woodland of the Padarn Country Park.
The whole of Llyn Padarn is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and home to a rare type of fish called Arctic Charr. Legend has it that is was brought here from Rome by the early Christians while scientists believe it has survived in the lake since the ice age; either way it's a pretty robust fish that's been around for some time. It inhabits the depths of the lake which at a deepest point of 29m means they're not going to interfere with your swim.
With it's crystal clear waters and incredible views Llyn Padarn has become infamous as one of the best Open Water Swimming spots in the UK and we're really excited to bring these Open Water Swimming events to the Slateman Triathlon weekend.
The Slateman Duathlon is the perfect option for competitors who want to experience the thrill of the legendary Slateman without having to face the iconic swim in Llyn Padarn.
The Sprint Duathlon created a buzz amongst duathletes in it's first year and we've since had huge demand for a Standard Duathlon so in 2020 we will be running both distance events. Run on a combination of trail and road through the historic slate quarries and cycle over the mountain passes; all in the shadow of Wales’ highest peak, Snowdon. The sprint distance bike course is entirely on fully closed roads making it a perfect introduction to cycling Snowdonia’s famous mountain passes. These races are set to become a highlight of the Duathlon season.
Starting in Llanberis; the heart of Snowdonia’s industrial history the Triathlon and Duathlon combine stunning scenery with epic challenges. Swim in the fresh water of Llyn Padarn, run on a combination of trail and road through the historic slate quarries and cycle over the mountain passes; all in the shadow of Wales’ highest peak, Snowdon. The sprint distance bike course is entirely on fully closed roads making it a perfect introduction to cycling Snowdonia’s famous mountain passes.
Slateman Legend Triathlon
Swim: 1,900m, Bike: 91km, Run: 21km
Slateman Savage Triathlon
Swim:1,400m, Bike: 71km, Run: 17km
Slateman Classic Triathlon
Swim: 1000m, Bike: 51km, Run: 11km
Slateman Sprint Triathlon
Swim: 400m, Bike: 20km, Run: 6km
Slateman Spring Duathlon
Run 2.4km, Bike: 20km, Run: 6km
Slateman Swim 1000
Slateman Swim 2000
Slateman Swim 2.4 miles
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