THE ROC RACE DAY SCHEDULE

TIMINGS & INFORMATION


THE ROC WALES takes place on FRI 10th and SAT 11th MAY 2024

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. Lots going on down on Abersoch Beach; music, beach bar and some fantastic smaller races to get stuck into, enjoy and help raise money for MOVE Against Cancer, the official race charity.

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SCHEDULE

FRIDAY
5:00pm  – 9:00pm:
ROC Registration & Beach Bar open
5:00pm – 6:30pm DJ LIONEL NOVA

6:00pm: ROCSTARS WALES 1K INFO HERE
6:30pm – 8:00pm
PEN DUB FT MORGAN ELWY
7:00pm The MOVE Against Cancer Aloha 2K Beach Race (100% of the entry fee goes to MOVE Against Cancer)  INFO HERE
8:00pm DJ LIONEL NOVA 
9:00pm: FINISH

SATURDAY
8:00am:
THE ROC ‘START’ with 1.5km sea swim hosted by DARREN PROCTOR
11:00am Beach Bar Opens
12:20am First ROC finisher expected, with finishers coming through till 5pm
5:00pm PRIZE GIVING – THE ROC
6:00pm: Beach Bar, Music and all activities on the beach finish.

ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION

TRACKING A ROC ATHLETE: To track THE ROC participants on the day use this link https://rtrt.me/ulink/TDLA/TDL-ROCWAL1-2024

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 Radio DJ DARREN PROCTOR 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 at T2 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 and tke your cowbells, then 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

12:15pm FIRST COMPETITOR EXPECTED BACK

Be ready on Abersoch Beach from 12:15pm for the first ROC athletes to do the 1km beach run to the finish.
12:15pm – 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. More Info about the charity

RACE FOOD AVAILABLE AT THE BEACH CAFE

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