End of Summer Swims

Hi All,Looking for a swim challenge next weekend? We have a guided swim on the Mawddach next Saturday, it's the Hurly Burly route - full details here.Then next Sunday we have a guided Tafol Tumble 8km based out of Aberdyfi - full details here.Note, b...

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Sep 18, 2022
Upcoming Races, Guiding, & The Dock

Hello,Lots more still to come in 2022. Here's some very special experiences coming up over the next few months:The Dyfi 13km, 11 SepThe longest estuary swim race in the UK. An adventurous, committing and stunning route from coast to mountain.ENTERDyf...

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Aug 17, 2022
OtillO Uto 2022

Mike & Paul at the finish. My hands had fused together. This was almost a case of what happens on Uto, stays on Uto.So what did happen? Why did so many DNF? Why was 2022 so hard?It's standard for the water to be cold (think 8 to 10), you'd alwa...

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Jun 16, 2022
So Much Going On...

Hello all,Here's some quick news from WESWIMRUN:WELSH 3000sA place has become available on our Welsh 3000s challenge on 14 May. Details here.TAL Y LLYNHot on the heels of the fabulous Cool Mile (photos here), we have Tal Y Llyn Swimrun on 19 June. Pe...

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May 02, 2022
April Approaching

So much to come...DYFI X TRAILStill time to enter Dyfi X Trail Marathon (and half) on 2nd April.ENTER NOWPRINCES DOCK SWIM VENUEMonthly passes are back for April!MORE INFOLAKES 3000sJust 2 places left on this unique guided 92km bike-hike challenge on...

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Mar 27, 2022
Princes Dock Update

Hello Swimmers!We have 3 more PAYG swims in March, and then the monthly pass is back for April! MARCH PAYG SWIMSThur 24th 5pm to 6:30pmFri 25th 12 to 1pmSat 26th 10:30am to 11:45amThis Saturday there is also a fun & friendly 1 km race with a coup...

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Mar 24, 2022
Decision Making in the Wild

When training for a swimrun, or any outdoor adventure event, you may want to plan interesting routes across challenging terrain, rivers, lakes and ocean. It looks good on paper, but will it be good when you’re actually out there? Are you equipped to...

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Aug 11, 2020
Swimrun Feet

If you’re taking on a swimrun what comes between your skin and your trainers is worth considering carefully. There’s a few choices including neoprene, compression socks, or nothing at all. A good starting point is to just wear what you normally run i...

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Jun 15, 2020
The ROCKY 10K

Chris Laughton from Machynlleth, looking like Rocky It was another dry day in lockdown land. The challenge was set, our shortest "Racing Apart" event to date which no doubt produced some sustained sweating.​With a notable lack of Rocky clothing ava...

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Jun 11, 2020
The Dyfi X Virtual Half

Brad from Liverpool runs fancy dress, just for jokes Half Marathon, Racing Apart - 25th AprilTHE HEADLINES1. Chris Mclean (Machynlleth)2. Adrian Pearce (Bridgend)3. Brad Williams (Liverpool)1. Janet Haynes (Cornwall)2. Leanne O'Leary (Liverpool)3....

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May 23, 2020
The LOCKDOWN TEN

​10 Miles of Racing Apart on 16th MayThe dry spell continued. The race was said to be virtual, but make no mistake - the sweat was real. ​Entrants lined up from all around the world, from Edinburgh to Essex, Whitley Bay to Cornwall, and South Africa...

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May 20, 2020
Talbot's Rule

The elevation profile of the Malvern Hills Trail Race During the Covid-19 pandemic  virtual running races have become popular. Such races give participants the opportunity to plan and run their own course from their home, running a set horizontal d...

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Apr 26, 2020
The Swimming Agenda

When lock down first started, the media and governing bodies were quick to point out that swimming outdoors was not permitted (article from The Independent) however, these announcements did not stand up to what the original lock down laws stated and...

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Apr 25, 2020
Better Together

The team element is a feature of multi-day adventure racing, it allows race directors to set ridiculous routes One of the joys of swimrun is shared experience, but racing with a partner can be a barrier to participation. Adopted from the adventure...

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Apr 06, 2020
Weather The Storm

The start of The Tafol Tumble, 2019 We, like many, are struggling but we are persevering in this uncertain time.POSTPONEMENTS DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONSAnyone who has entered an event will receive an email (to the email used on sign up) with deta...

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Mar 30, 2020