Commencing on the golden sands of Abersoch beach THE ROC WALES starts with a 1.5km sea swim in Abersoch’s idyllic bay before heading off on a 50km fast and progressively undulating bike route into the Snowdon Massif. The race then heads on foot via the toughest route up Wales’ highest mountain along The Watkin Path, 6km of 3,330ft formidable ascent to the summit where you can absorb those exceptional panoramic views before heading 6km back down, 50km return cycle, culminating with a 1km glory run along Abersoch beach before crossing the finish line.

 

DATE: SAT 13th MAY 2023  LOCATION: ABERSOCH, GWYNEDD, NORTH WALES

TOTAL DISTANCE: 115KM   SWIM: ABERSOCH BAY   MOUNTAIN: SNOWDON    ELEVATION: 3,330FT    TOTAL ASCENT: 5,825FT

Commencing on the golden sands of Abersoch beach THE ROC WALES starts with a 1.5km sea swim in the idyllic bay before heading off on a 50km fast and progressively undulating bike route into the Snowdon Massif. The race then heads on foot via the toughest route up Wales’ highest mountain along The Watkin Path, 6km of 3,330ft formidable ascent to the summit where you can absorb those exceptional panoramic views before heading 6km back down, 50km return cycle, culminating with a 1km run along Abersoch beach before crossing the finish line.

115km and 3,560ft elevation with a total ascent of 5,825ft
A totally unique race from sea level to the top of Wales’ highest mountain and back again.

There’s no other endurance triathlon like it. Sea swim, 2 transitions 50km apart. 5 stages and Wales’ highest mountain.
SWIM | BIKE | MOUNTAIN | BIKE | RUN

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A unique opportunity to focus your physical & mental strengths by indulging your competitive impulses on this immense endurance triathlon. From the start line on Abersoch’s stunning beach you can see Snowdon’s imposing summit and for those ambitious adventure driven individuals who relish the chance to race from the country’s most revered beach to the top of WALES’ highest most famous mountain & back, this one is for you.

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Starting from one of Europe’s most revered coastal villages to the top of Wales’ highest mountain, via the toughest route and back, this is triathlon fresh & reinvented!
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