THE ROC RACE DAY SCHEDULE

TIMINGS & INFORMATION


THE ROC WALES takes place on SATURDAY 14th MAY 2022

It’s 115km in total. Abersoch Beach to the summit of Snowdon and back with a fantastic atmosphere on the beach where the race starts and finishes, music, beach bar, sponsor activations including Adidas Eyewear, Zone3, Kinetica Sports Nutrician, 361° Running and physio expertise from Altius Healthcare. Come and join us and support the ROC athletes who will be pushing themselves to the limit to conquer THE ROC.

RACE STARTS AT 8am on Abersoch Beach,

Near the cafe to the right of the slip ramp in the middle of Abersoch’s main beach (bottom of Golf Road).
It is hosted by BBC Radio 6 presenter Chris Hawkins and starts with ROC athletes running into the sea for a 1.5km swim with a course that stretches alongside the beach to the yacht club (SCYC) and back.
8:20am – 9:00am: They will leave the water and head up the slip ramp to transition, grab their bikes, then head off to Snowdon.
9:40am – 11:00am: THE ROC athletes will reach Nant Gwynant where they will rack their bikes and head up The Watkin Path on foot.
10:40am – 12:45pm athletes will reach the summit of Snowdon at the turnaround marker on the south side of the cafe (if you can be there to support them you’re a legend!.
11:15am – 2:45pm ROC athletes will arrive back down at Nant Gwynant to collect their bikes and head back to Abersoch

12:30pm FIRST COMPETITOR BACK

Be ready on Abersoch Beach from 12:30pm for the first ROC athletes to do the 1km beach run to the finish.
12:30pm – 5:00pm all competitors return to Abersoch and cross the finish.
5:00pm Prize giving.

For full details on the whole route for THE ROC WALES then CLICK HERE

THE OFFICIAL RACE CHARITY IS ‘MOVE AGAINST CANCER’

So please come and support, cheer on the participants, bring a bit of cash, and donate to a fantastic cause.

RACE FOOD AVAILABLE AT THE BEACH CAFE

  • Penne pasta with chicken and bacon
  • Mexican bean chilli with tortilla chips and sour cream
  • Thai green lentil soup with naan bread