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Pwllheli, Gwynedd

Harbour Estate, Pwllheli, LL53 7, United Kingdom

Sat 3rd June 2023

Starting at 10:30

1 race


Organiser's Description

The HR Anchor ABERSOCH 10K boasts an exhilarating course in one of the most stunning locations.

Starting in Abersoch's picture-book village and finishing along the golden sands of Abersoch's main beach, the course takes in undulating hills and a mixture of road and tracks, against the stunning backdrop of the North Wales coastline.

With a post-race entertainment on the beach including live music, DJ sets and a beach bar, it's a great day of running and celebrations.

All runners will receive a bespoke medal, with energy drinks & snacks at the finish. Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of support to keep you on track and to encourage you to the finish.


  • Abersoch 10K - Unaffiliated


    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00



  • Abersoch 10K - Unaffiliated


    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00


Course Details

A fantastic course with the first kilometer running through the main high street and forks right along Lon Pentre Bach to the Deucoch, then heads left down to the Sarn Bach crossroads. Heading straight over there’s a section of narrow lanes stretching towards the far end of the beach with a short section of road running round the bay before reaching ‘Tocyn Brutal‘ a challenging hill that is a rough track lasting for 0.3 of a mile (picking the right line up here will make it so much easier for you!). Some undulating roads for 2 miles, looping back round till you head down onto the golf course before joining the far end of the beach. An exhilarating kilometer along the beach (including some groynes) to the finish just before the middle slip ramp

What's Included

All runners will receive a pre-race pack with details of the race route, timings and where to pick up their race bib. Race bibs will be collected Friday evening before the race or on the morning of the race itself.

  • Beach Finish
  • Great prize fund
  • Bespoke Medal
  • Free Official Race Photos

How to Get There

By Car- To get to Abersoch you will need to take the A55 North Wales Expressway. Stay on the A55 until J10 for Bangor and take the A4087 towards Caernarfon. Join the new Caernarfon and Bontnewydd bypass and follow signs to Abersoch. You’ll drive through the Pwllheli and Llanbedrog and then arrive in Abersoch.

You will be able to drive into Abersoch village up until 10am ahead of the road closure for the race. The start of the race is on Lon Pen Cei, at the Inner Harbour.


Parking- Due to limited parking space, we ask you to arrive with plenty of time before the event, and wherever possible, please car share. Parking is available at the Lon Golff or by the school, along the one-way system. Both car parks are pay and display. You will need to walk through the village to the start line.

There is parking available in the village in multiple locations, including the Beach car park and the school car park. Car parks are pay and display.


The start is on Lon Pen Cei in the centre of the village overlooking Abersoch’s outer harbour. You’ll need to walk past The Vaynol Arms and Manana Restaurant to get there.

on the day

RACE START TIME The HR Anchor Abersoch 10K starts at 10:30am on Saturday 3rd June 2023.
The Abersoch Holiday Homes 3K Beach race starts at 9:30am

TERMS & CONDITIONS All entrants must abide by the race T&C’s. These can be read during the entry process or you can

RACE PACKS These are only sent out via email containing all the information & final instructions you need in preparation for race day. It includes details of where to register and to collect your race bib with timing tag.
This will be on the evening before (5pm – 9pm) or on morning of the race itself from 8am.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU CAN’T ATTEND REGISTRATION This is important if you don’t think you will have time to register & collect your race bib in good time before the race starts.
Nominate Someone to attend the registration & collect your number for you.
Your nominee needs to provide a letter written and signed by you, giving permission for them to collect your number, or a copy of your original online order.
Your nominee also needs to bring some identification (for example, their passport or driving license).

ELITE RUNNERS If you are an elite runner then please contact [email protected] for information on entries.

PRIZES There is £1,000 in prize money, product prizes and a trophy to first man & first woman. Prizes are awarded to Open (1st, 2nd, 3rd), and winners of 40+, 50+ and 60+ male & female categories. CLICK HERE to see the full prize breakdown

MEDALS & SUSTENANCE Zinc Alloy top quality race medals with bespoke lanyards, water & items like banana’s & Mars bars will be given to all 10K finishers.

TIMING All runners will be provided with a D-Tag timing chip located on the back of their running number, This will record your individual time from when you personally cross the start line to when you cross the finish lines, as well as your ‘Tocyn Brutal‘ time.

RESULTS Full results will be available shortly after completion of the race. CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS PAGE

DRINK STATION There is a drink station at 3 miles and at the finish.

THE START The start is on Lon Pen Cei in the centre of the village overlooking Abersoch’s outer harbour. You’ll need to walk past The Vaynol Arms and Manana Restaurant to get there. It is important you are there 15 minutes before the start gun at 10:30am.

race rules

The event is run to the rules of the Welsh Athletics.

Minimum age for entry is 15 on the day of the race.

Registrants must be capable of completing the full distance, start line to finish line, within the event time requirement of 1 hours 45 minutes.

Runners will not hold the race organiser responsible for any injury or loss.

Registrants understand that the final decision for the commencement of the race to go ahead on the day is that of the race organisers “Sensation Group” only.

All registrants must agree to the race terms on entering.

NO HEADPHONE RULE NOW IN FORCE: The UK Athletics Association enforces the rule that no headphones (except bone conducting headphones) are allowed on any course that isn’t 100% closed off to traffic, which includes the Abersoch 10K. They have the power to disqualify anyone caught using them during the race.


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