The Wales Triathlon

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Explore the stunning Pembrokeshire coast with The Wales Triathlon. This is a great event to catch the triathlon bug or add another triathlon notch to your belt. It will be a fantastic day out, with incredible support from the local village.
Participants
Middle Distance
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Calendar
Sat 18th Jun 2022
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Fishguard, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
The Parrog, Fishguard, UK
Start times
Sat 18th Jun 2022
Middle Distance:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Wales Triathlon
Middle Distance
RaceTypeSwimming
1.2mi
RaceTypeCycling
56mi
RaceTypeRunning
13.1mi
£149.00 - £199.00
Route information
This sprint triathlon consists of a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run in and around the Fishguard Bay and St Davids area.
Swim
The swim route will be in the Fishguard Bay which is protected on two sides with a breakwater. You'll complete 1 lap of the 1.2 mile swim.
Bike
The 56 mile bike course follows and out and back route to St Davids, the country's smallest city. On the way back to Fishguard, you'll get some more stunning views of the Atlantic as you ride through Trefin and Mathry. There will be a 3 mile steady ascent as you leave Fishguard, making for a speedy return to base and to transition.
Run
The 13.1 mile run course will be a run lap route around the Fishguard Bay surroundings including running up the Goodwick Sea Wall. You'll complete 4 laps of this just over 3 mile course.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Finisher's Goody Bag
  • Feed stations
  • First Aid
  • Chip-Timed Results
  • Swim hat
  • Athlete wristband
  • Toilets
  • Race numbers
  • Face mask
  • Prizes
Train
How to get there
The Parrog, Fishguard, UK
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Parking:
Parking is located at the Goodwick/Fishguard Harbour SA64 0AA.
By Car
Follow A40 to Haverfordwest and then take 2nd exit on roundabouts signposted towards Fishguard. In Fishguard, take 1st exit at the roundabout signposted towards Goodwick.
Event day logistics
Friday
14:00 - 20:00 Registration
Saturday
06:00 - 08:00 Registration opens
12:15 Bike 2nd lap cut-off time
14:15 Last bike into transition
15:30 Run last lap cut-off time
16:30 Overall cut-off time
Start Times
You will be allocated a start wave time closer to the day.
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 18 years or older to compete.
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
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.
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)
FAQ's
When do I get my race pack for The Wales triathlon?
When you register the night before or on the morning of the race, you will collect your race number and timing chip if you are able to provide photo ID and a signed copy of the disclaimer.
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Do I have to wear a wetsuit for The Wales Triathlon?
Yes, it is compulsory to wear a wetsuit that covers your torso and thighs, but must NOT cover your hands and feet.
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What swim strokes can I use for The Wales Triathlon?
You are not allowed to do backstroke, even though BTF now permits it. You are only allowed to use front face strokes.
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Can I use tri aero bars in The Wales Triathlon?
Yes,Tri Bars are permitted.
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Can I wear headphones in The Wales Triathlon?
No, it is not encouraged to wear headphones on the course as this will distract you from important announcements, emergency vehicles, and your fellow competitors.
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Recent Questions
Jill Price
6/7/2019
We are staying in Trefin with a touring caravan which we have to move up to Newport Pembrokeshire tomorrow. What time will the road from Trefin to Fishguard be closed?
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