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!
The Organisers have confirmed today that in addition to the £500 donated to charity or kept by the Hare, £1000 will be given in prize funds to the winner of this years HUUB Wales Swim.
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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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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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
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.
Grab a coffee, beer or a fine wine; sit back and chill!!!
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 [...]