The Wales Sportive Itinerary


There's loads going on at the Long Course Weekend - with the young talent competing in TAFFKids and the professionals and amateurs challenging for the glory of being Long Course Weekend champion!

So we've made things simple for you... to work out where you need to be and when you can see the best of the action, simply check out our itinerary of events below.

Please be aware that the details below are based on 2016 and may change closer to the event.


Thursday 6th July

12:00 - 8:00pm - Registration Open (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
Only the athlete themselves may collect their race number/goodie bag and will be required to produce photographic identification when registering.

We strongly urge anyone who is able to register on Thursday to do so. This will reduce queues and give you a more relaxed weekend!

3:00pm onwards - LCW Seminar Begins (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
We have a number of talks going on to give athletes the best advice and skills to help them have a fantastic race. Speakers will include Mark from Mike's Bikes, former Champion Dominic Rphan-Gates, and 4 time Ironman Champion Lucy Gossage.


Friday 7th July

10:00 - 8:00pm - Registration Open (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
Only the athlete themselves may collect their race number/goodie bag and will be required to produce photographic identification when registering.

*Sportive athletes are welcome to register on Friday, but only Long Course and Swim athletes can register between 4:00-6:00pm.

10:00 - 8:00pm - Race Expo (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
The race expo is free to enter for athletes and the general public. It will showcase specialist swimming, cycling and running exhibitors and will be a great place to check out the latest products or update your kit.

12:00 - 8:00pm - Sports Massage (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
15 - 20 minute massage sessions will be available in the De Valence Pavilion.


Saturday 8th July

5:30 - 6:30am - Registration (112 Mile Riders) (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
112 Mile Riders must register between these times, unless they have already registered on Friday.

5:30 - 9:00am - Registration (66 Mile Riders) (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
66 Mile Riders must register between these times, unless they have already registered on Friday.

5:30 - 11:30am - Registration (45 Mile Riders) (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
45 Mile Riders must register between these times, unless they have already registered on Friday.

*Please note: Priority will be given to the 112 Mile Riders between 5:30-6:30am, and the 66 Mile Riders between 6:30-9:00am.

From 6:50am - Mandatory Event Briefing (Salterns Car Park, Tenby)
The mandatory event briefing will take place ten minutes before your allocated start time. This will include important safety information, so it's essential that you arrive 5 minutes before your briefing is due to start, so that you don't miss any important points.

7:00am - FIRST BIKE WAVE DEPARTS (Salterns Car Park, Tenby)
The first waves of the 112 Riders leave the Salterns Car Park in 15 minute intervals. A cut-off for the second lap will be implemented at 1:30pm in Tenby close to the finish line. Whilst there are feed and drink stations on course, athletes are expected to start the race with two full bottles on their bike.

8:00am - LCW & 112 MILE SPORTIVE RIDERS LEAVE (Salterns Car Park, Tenby)
The Top 20 Long Course Weekend Athletes from the Swim will start in reverse order down a time-trial style ramp, swiftly followed by the remaining LCW Athletes and the 112 Riders as they begin a multi-lap course, spanning across 112 miles of beautiful South Pembrokeshire.

10:00am - 8:00pm - Race Expo (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
The race expo is free to enter for athletes and the general public. It will showcase specialist swimming, cycling and running exhibitors and will be a great place to check out the latest products or update your kit.

9:00am - 9:00pm - Sports Massage (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
15-20 minute massage sessions will be available in the De Valence Pavilion.

10:45am - 66 MILE SPORTIVE (Salterns Car Park, Tenby)
Athletes for the 66 mile route will start leaving in 15 minute waves. Whilst there are feed and drink stations on course, athletes are expected to start the race with two full bottles on their bike.

12:30pm - 45 MILE SPORTIVE (Salterns Car Park, Tenby)
45 mile athletes will begin a single-lap course, spanning across 45 miles of beautiful South Pembrokeshire leaving the Salterns Car Park in 15 minute waves. Whilst there are feed and drink stations on course, athletes are expected to start the race with two full bottles on their bike.

1:00pm - First bikes expected into Tenby (Tenby)
The first bikes will be expected into Tenby at this time.

6:00pm onwards - Pasta Party (Tenby Leisure Centre, Marsh Road, Tenby)
The pasta party will take place in the De Valence Pavilion - to book your tickets, please call us on 01437 765 777