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Always Aim High Events

Always Aim High Events was founded in 2010 by Tim Lloyd and Nigel 'Kenny' Kendrick. The first event was the now iconic Slateman Triathlon 2011 attracting just over 400 competitors (it now regularly exceeds 1,000), with a vision that included the Snowman and Sandman - the three events which now make up the Adventure Triathlon Series. From that one event we now host 34 all inclusive events over 9 weekends, with many more planned for 2019 and beyond. In 2015 Always Aim High Community Events was set up as a not for profit organisation to help with engaging with and hosting local community events. At Always Aim High we are extremely proud about delivering the UK's ultimate triathlon, cycling, running and swimming challenges in the most beautiful and iconic locations that we can find. From epic mountain, coastal and city triathlons, to breathtaking cycle sportives which cover the length and bredth of Snowdonia, there's something for everyone at Always Aim High Events!

The stunning Jones Crisps Anglesey Half Marathon & 10km - THE most beautiful half marathon in the UK!

Both races have one of the most incredible start lines in the country - a completely closed road Menai Suspension Bridge. Flowing downhill through Menai Bridge town centre and along the winding closed roads to Beaumaris, the route is flanked by breathtaking views of the Snowdonia National Park and the Menai Straits. The route then returns to the finish line in the centre of Menai Bridge.

Providing the perfect pre-London and Conwy Marathon preparation, this beautiful undulating course with stunning scenery is perfect for an early season Personal Best.

Returning again is the hugely popular Dragons Dash junior race. 2018 saw over 300 young people from across North Wales take part in the 1 mile run which also starts on Menai Suspension bridge.

The Jones Crisps Anglesey Half Marathon & 10K

March

The Jones Crisps Anglesey Half Marathon & 10K

The Harlech Triathlon is one of the most stunning and best loved events on the UK triathlon calendar. A perfect fit for Always Aim High Community Event's 2019 race schedule!

Having assisted Harlech Triathlon Club with the event delivery in 2018, the event is back, better than ever and ready for another great season opener.

Featuring the same stunning cycle route as the triathlon, but sandwiched between two great little run routes, the Harlech duathlon has proven to be a hugely popular race - secure your place early to avoid disappointment!

We'll see you on Sunday April 14th 2019 - this is one day you will not want to miss!

Harlech Triathlon & Duathlon

April

Harlech Triathlon & Duathlon

A swim surrounded with mountains, a bike course in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park and a run through an awesome slate quarry - we challenge you to find a more iconic race than the Pedalcover Slateman Triathlon.

The race offers a unique mix of incredible scenery and challenge with a carnival atmosphere that makes all feel welcome.

Once again the Slateman will be delivered over two days, with the three tri options of the Slateman Sprint, Full and Savage available. Team relay categories are also available for both the Sprint and Full race distances.

The SportPursuit Slateman Triathlon

May

The SportPursuit Slateman Triathlon

Located in the iconic Cardiff Bay, this triathlon is one of the most unforgettable city races on the calendar! You'll be part of an elite group who have swum in the world famous bay, this is followed by a fantastic, fast cycle route along completely closed roads. The triathlon is rounded off with a spectacular run along the Cardiff Bay barrage. The event village and transition (one of the most beautiful and striking in the sport) will be held on Roald Dahl Plass in front of the Wales Millennium Centre.

With Olympic, Sprint and Mini Sprint distances available, there's something for every ability at the Cardiff Triathlon!

The Cardiff Triathlon

June

The Cardiff Triathlon

Welcome to the On Snowdonia Trail Marathon 2019, a stunning Trail Marathon, Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k, starting and finishing in Wales's outdoor capital, Llanberis. Entering the On Snowdonia Trail Marathon 2019 is your ticket to compete in one of the UK's most challenging trail races. This is a race to shout about - an astonishing 99% of participants taking part in 2018 would recommend the Snowdonia Trail Marathon to a friend or family member!

Snowdonia Trail Marathon

July

Snowdonia Trail Marathon

Will you conquer 'the toughest physical challenge in the UK' - the Snowman Legend 71.6 this year?

This epic race holds a special place in the hearts of everyone who has experienced it and features everything that makes this Always Aim High event one of the 'must do' races of the season!

Featuring a breathtaking swim in Llyn Mymbyr at Plas y Brenin (the national mountaineering centre), the competitors then take on a truly epic cycle through the heart of the Snowdonia National Park.

For competitors taking part in the Legend 71.6 and Full distance races, the Snowman offers one of the toughest 'runs' the UK has to offer - to the summit of Moel Siabod and straight back down to the finish line at Plas y Brenin! Sprint runners will race on a much flatter, but equally stunning course.

The Snowman Triathlon

July

The Snowman Triathlon

Welcome to the awesome Tour de Mon - the cycle sportive which takes you around the beautiful island of Anglesey.

The Tour de Mon will take you to the most beautiful and iconic locations on the wonderful island of Anglesey. Boasting possibly the most beautiful coastline in the whole of the UK, Anglesey is one of Britains best kept secrets and we want to share it with you.

Tour De Mon

August

Tour De Mon

Welcome to the 2018 Sandman Triathlon powered by Suunto, the third and final race in the Always Aim High 'SUUNTO Adventure Triathlon Series'.

The Sandman Triathlon race venue is incredible Newborough Forest, the start and finish set in an exclusive area within the 700ha woods adjacent to the world famous Llanddwyn Beach.

The Anglesey Sandman Triathlon has something for all abilities and comprises of four distances, the Legend 72.4, Savage, Full and Sprint. You will also be able to compete as a relay team in both the full and sprint distances.

The Sandman Triathlon

September

The Sandman Triathlon

Welcome to the brand new Snowdonia Endurance Trail - part of the amazing Snowdonfest Adventure Weekend in Llanrwst, Conwy.

The Snowdonia Endurance Trail will take place on Saturday the 29th September 2018 with the ceremonial start/finish in amongst the action on the Snowdonfest field at Gwydir Park, Llanrwst.

The course itself will be made up of an exhilarating 5km 'loop'. Runners can choose between a 1 hour, 2 hour or 3 hour long option to complete as many laps in that time as possible.

You will also receive FREEentry to the Snowdonia Music Festival -www.snowdonfest.com

Snowdonia Endurance Trail

September

Snowdonia Endurance Trail

From the organisers of the UKs most exciting Adventure Triathlon Series, Always Aim High Events presents the ODLO Coed y Brenin Trail Duathlon. Based at the UKs Number 1 trail centre the duathlon will put athletes on a tough but rewarding blend of famous trails and routes, previously closed to cyclists and runners.

A mixture of steep climbs, rewarding descents and a good serving of the renowned crowd pleasing atmosphere means the inaugural event promises to excite athletes and engage all.

Odlo Coed Y Brenin Trail Duathlon

November

Odlo Coed Y Brenin Trail Duathlon

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