The Island Race - Anglesey Half Marathon 2012 Sunday 13th May 2012
A new and exciting race for your 2012 calendar, for the first time ever you can run across the World famous Menai Bridge free from traffic and follow the coast road to the awesome Beaumaris Castle, and back. It is a flat and fast course with stunning scenery which will inspire you either to your half marathon personal best or just to have a go. You will have the added pleasure and peace of mind as most of the route is on closed traffic free roads.
The ‘Snowdonia Slateman Triathlon’ is a brand new Trail Triathlon for 2011, it will take place on Sunday 22nd May (Start 09:30). The race venue will be Llanberis, the unofficial adventure sports capital of Wales. The start and finish will be at the foot of Snowdon, the highest peak in England and Wales. The surrounding scenery along the race route is stunning, this event offers a challenge for everyone regardless of fitness and experience.
The Snowdonia Slateman will be open to individual athletes (£45) and teams of 3 (£99).
There is limited availability so early entry is advisable!
The route will comprise:
Open water swim - 750m (shorter 200m swim option available for those who prefer).
Road cycle – a classic 51km circular route taking riders over the Llanberis pass, via Capel Curig and descending the spectacular Ogwen Valley to Bethesda, and on to the transition at Llanberis village.
Off road run – an incredible 11km trail run through the world famous Dinorwig slate quarries and Padarn country park.