This is a looped course, starting by the location of the former Dr. Who Centre and Finishing at the end of Roald Dahl Plas. You will swim 3 laps of a 1500m course.
Early Bird Price- 4500m Swim
Standard Price - 4500m Swim
Our Swim events are run in line with British Triathlon Federation rules. You must be at least 18 years old to take part in this race.
Registration will take place on Friday evening and also before the race on Saturday morning - we will confirm specific times in your Final Instructions, which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to the race.
Registration is usually located on the Plas outside the Wales Millennium Centre CF10 5AL.
The first wave usually starts at 08.00. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.
Cut Off Times
In the interest of athlete safety and the safety of our volunteers on the course there will be strict cut off times in place. A confirmation of specific cut off times will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.
You have a total of 3 hours to complete your swim.
We hold a prize giving ceremony after the racing, approximate timings will be detailed in the Final Instructions however it is a good idea to listen out for information on any updates that come in over the tannoy. Sometimes the ceremony may be delayed and we wouldn't want you to miss out. We don't send out prizes after the event, so make sure you attend the ceremony and receive your big Welsh cheer!
Prize Categories for the 4500m Swim are (for both men and women):
- Overall - Top 3
We are proud that all our events are bilingual. Signs, registration and commentary are available in English and Welsh.