Sleep When You're Dead (SWYD) SwimRun

Barry Island, South Wales

Organiser's Description

Swim Run arrives at Barry Island! You will swim in your trainers and run in your wetsuit without transition. This rapidly growing sport started out in Sweden 10 years ago as a drunken bet between friends, and is now one of the most dynamic and exciting races on the calendar.

This is a race where partner selection is important. You have to remain within 10 metres of your partner at all times, so make sure you get that dynamic right! You and your partner will make your way cross country, through the checkpoints to the beach at Font-Y-Gary where you will start your epic journey back to the finish line at the Eastern Promenade. There are some technical swim sections, as well as demanding hills to run up and down, so this one is going to be challenging! This is a race that will push your resolve and mental toughness as much as your fitness and experience. 6 swims, 7 runs, total 19 km.

Distances

13.3 km total run
5.8 km total swim

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