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A Message from Always Aim High Events

Last updated - 30/07/2020

We are now in our 10th year. In 2011, two mates (Tim and Kenny) had an idea which developed into the Slateman and Sandman triathlons in our home villages of Llanberis and Newborough; since then we have delivered literally hundreds of events for the enjoyment of hundreds of thousands of participants. We've loved every minute and been inspired by each and every one of you that has taken part.

Getting through this together

Now we’re faced with our biggest challenge yet, navigating the effects of COVID-19. Like you, we are constantly monitoring the latest news, and we are following the instruction from various Government and Public Bodies as well as our Sports Governing Bodies. We take our responsibility to our athletes, staff, volunteers and the communities in which we operate very seriously.

Planning and delivery of a calendar of sporting events is no simple task. We engage with a huge number of people to bring our events to some of the most spectacular locations in the UK. Many of the people we rely on are also facing major disruption at this time, working with reduced staff and a limited supply chain. The effort people are going to, in every walk of life right now is outstanding and we feel incredibly grateful for the people in our network who are pulling together to support our contingency planning.

Event Calendar Update

We know how much goes in to preparing to compete at an event, how disheartening it is when an event is postponed and how difficult it is to continue to train for a moving calendar. The situation continues to change and we continue to respond. We can't tell you exactly how things will play out, but we promise to communicate clearly, honestly, and as quickly as we can. Our team have been working tirelessly with our stakeholders to re-arrange our fabulous events; this is our current timetable of events:

Event Name Original Date in 2020 Postponed dates for 2020 Dates for 2021 
Harlech Triathlon & Duathlon 5th April 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 18th April 2021
World's Steepest Street Run 4th April 2020 1st November 2020 17th April 2021*
Anglesey Trail Half Marathon & 10k 17th May 2020 22nd November 2020 16th May 2021*
Slateman Triathlon Weekend 13/14th June 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 12/13th June 2021
Cardiff Triathlon Weekend 27/28th June 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 26/27th June 2021
Snowdonia Trail Marathon 12th July 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 11th July 2021
Snowdon24 11/12th July 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 10/11th July 2021
Snowman Triathlon Weekend 1st & 2nd August 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 31st July & 1st August 2021 
Tour de Mon Cycle Sportive 23rd August 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 22nd August 2021
Sandman Triathlon Weekend 12/13th September 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 18/19th September 2021
Conwy Marathon 27th September 2020 POSTPONED TO 2021 25/26th September 2021

*provisional date

Being Flexible

We want to provide as much flexibility to our athletes as is possible and have updated our terms and conditions to include three options for those entered in an event postponed due to Coronavirus.

  • Option 1: Defer your entry to the same event next year.
  • Option 2: Transfer your entry to another competitor, free of charge.
  • Option 3: Transfer to another 2021 event*

Keeping you updated

We will post updated information here, to our social channels and emails will be sent to all participants signed up to any event that has been moved or altered. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on info@alwaysaimhighevents.com We are in no doubt, we will deliver our beautiful races for many years to come. Our organisation is built on the loyalty of our runners, cyclists and triathletes and we know you will be ready and waiting to race again.

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.

*This only applies if the 2020 event has been postponed until 2021