In Just 4 years, The long course weekend has become a world wide event and caught the imagination of thousands of athletes for a number of reasons – dare I say it – for some – it is the medals!
In 2012, the Mumbles Triathlon won the award for Race of the Year (<500) at the 220 Triathlon awards. This year, another race in the Activity Wales Events calendar has been nominated for the award – The Wales Triathlon.
Again, we would love to win an award to make it two years on the bounce, but we need your help to succeed. You can vote for the Wales Triathlon online by following these instructions…
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Well what a week it has been in the office – apart from the Rugby result! Lots of new partners coming on board and all our old friends returning. We have a new Hare for the swim……this I will tell you about later in the week! But as Hare’s go…..this is one giant Rabbit!
But we can now confirm the deal has been signed, [...]
OK, so its the weekend and as the lads have been on local radio, The Wave and BBC Radio this week we thought we better show you what some of the fuss is all about! People loving last years Sportive and with the new TT style start this year, in front of the Grandstands, along the red carpet – This could be the start of another very special year.
Inspirational is a word we have heard so many times over the past 12 months – And if you are doing events, whether you like it or not the chance is you are inspiring others! As we enter the final Christmas week, Fran in the office has been reloading the vouchers faster than Scott hit the burger van after his Ironman this year!!
All the events here in Wales are filling nicely and with only 2 weeks to go before the price rise we thought [...]
Well how great was it to see The Wales Sportive bike course, the course we introduced for Ironman Wales, voted one of the top 5 race courses on the Ironman circuit, by Ironman no less!!!!
Luis Alvarez, who earned himself a place in the Guinness Book of World Records because he’s competed at every IRONMAN in the world, described the epic bike course in Wales as the toughest ride [...]
So many of us day in day out train the same way, work the same way, because thats the way we have always done it! Whilst this is bordering on the ridiculous, but amazing; it does get the mind thinking differently!!! next season lets challenge expectations!! Simply Awesome………
Activity Wales released their 2013 race dates to the tri press today with the confirmation of the much awaited middle distance race that so many have been waiting for.
On August 3rd, we will be hosting a middle distance race in Fishguard Pembrokeshire. Whilst the routes are still to be confirmed Scott Powell of Activity Wales events commented”We will be looking to integrate not only the town of Fishguard into this race, but also [...]
So at 2 pm today the Long Course weekend will open for entries for the 4th year.
Every year this event has grown and grown and in 2012 we saw 2700 athletes and over 8000 supporters come to Tenby for a fantastic weekend of sport and fun.
In 2013, the event will open with our Taff Kids race on Friday, before the start of the Wales Swim on the North Beach.
Saturday will see the Wales Sportive offer 112, 70 and 42 mile options [...]
In 2013 all long course athletes will now start from Tudor square in front of the grandstands.
Also the athletes will start down a ramp, announced at one minute intervals before heading out onto the course.
Matthew Evans – Race Director says “We are always looking to add to the athlete and spectator experience at all our events. This will be a very unique start to the race and allow spectators to get more up close and personal [...]