February already?

Well January has flown by! Here's what's coming up...Princes Dock, LiverpoolSat 11 Feb: Intro Course & General SwimSun 12 Feb: Swim/Dip/Race + Sauna!Tal Y Llyn SwimSat 01 Apr: The Cool MileSun 04 Jun: The Two MilerCadair X Half MarathonSat 03 Jun...

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Feb 07, 2023
Early Bird Entries, and lots more...

As 2022 draws to an end here's all the news from WeSwimRun.Early bird entries for the following end on 31st Dec:Tal Y Llyn COOL MileCadair X Half MarathonTal Y Llyn Two MilesAberdyfi Swim, Beat The Tide 4KAberdyfi Swim, The Dyfi 13KThe Dyfi Aquathlon...

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Dec 29, 2022
Motivation

Hello all,Just a heads up to say we're holding another free to enter race series in January to help keep folks motivated.5 miles to half marathon options - details & sign up here.Most of our regular 2023 events are now live, including what we bel...

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Nov 26, 2022
Dyfi Swimrun & The COOL MILE

Hello,Just a quick heads up - entries are now open for Dyfi Swimrun, taking place on Sat 24 June 2023:ENTER NOWNovember's COOL MILE is sold out. Entries are now open for April's COOL MILE, taking place on Stat 01 Apr 2023:ENTER NOWSee all of our 2023...

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Oct 29, 2022
2023 Dates & Entry

Hello!As promised, early notification for you guys.2023 Entries Now OpenThe COOL MILE: 1st AprilBeat The Tide 4km: 19th AugustThe Dyfi 13km: 20th August2022 - Still Going!We have a 1km race in Princes Dock, Liverpool on 30th October 2022ENTERAlso, th...

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Oct 20, 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
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