220 Triathlon awards voting closes Friday!

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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Olympic Silver Medalist to Swim in Home Waters!

Activity Wales Events are happy to confirm that David Davies, an Olympic Silver Medalist will take up the position as “The Hare” at The Wales Swim this coming July.

David says – “I’m honoured and excited to be involved with the swim this year. It will be my first open water swim in Wales and I’m looking forward to being part of something special that will attract [...]

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TV Confirmed for Long Course Weekend

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, [...]

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Edmonds to Marry then return to defend his title!

Matthew Edmonds, the winner of the Wales marathon 2012 and the new record holder has  confirmed he will return to attempt to become the first ever athlete to defend the Wales Marathon title successfully.

After breaking the course record last year and sending the Grandstands into a frenzy, Matt dropped to his knee and proposed to Vicky.  They are to be married in June this year.

Here is a little taste of last years antics! And don’t [...]

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The Wales Swim

So as 1000 swimmers came to Tenby, the town turned out as promised to line the streets to create the biggest atmosphere in open water swimming.  Some of you were doing your first ever open water event, some training for Ironman Wales, others simply local guys doing what they have done day in day out! Here is the footage from last years event.

2013 is now open and you can enter at www.thewalesswim.com