Snowman Duathlon & Junior Aquathlon

Plas y Brenin, Conwy

Organiser's Description

This sprint duathlon is the perfect option for competitors who want to experience the thrill of the Snowman, without having to face the daunting swim in Llynnau Mymbyr. Competitors take on one of the most amazing cycle routes in Europe, in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, and a stunning run course. Part of the incredible Snowman weekend.
The Junior Aquathlon is located at Llynnau Mymbyr, with the stunning backdrop of Snowdon herself. This junior specific event has routes of varying length, for children ages from 8 to 16 years.
Open to those at 8 years of age (Tristart) there is a 50m open water swim followed by a 700 metre trail run. For those aged 9 - 16, a longer swim awaits!
To qualify for an age group, the childrens age must be valid as of 31st December 2018, not the age on race day.


  • Duathlon - Individual Entry Run: 2.4 km; Bike: 31 km; Run: 5 km
    £54.95 BOOK
  • Duathlon - Team/Relay Entry Run: 2.4 km; Bike: 31 km; Run: 5 km
    £64.95 BOOK
  • Junior Aquathlon
    £15 BOOK

Event Village facilities including toilets, showers and parking

Full route marking

Drinks station around course

Mechanical support

Electronic chip timing

Family entertainment

Web results service

Pick-up wagons

Emergency support

Bespoke finishers memento for all competitors

Free goody bag given at registration!!

Plas y Brenin National Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig LL24 0ET

Snowman Aquathlon TriStart - Ages 8 - 9

Distance: Swim: 50 metres, Run: 600 metres

Snowman Aquathlon Tri 1 - Ages 9 - 10

Distance: Swim: 100 metres, Run: 600 metres

Snowman Aquathlon Tri 2 - Ages 11 - 12

Distance: Swim: 200 metres, Run: 600 metres

Snowman Aquathlon Tri 3 - Ages 13 -14

Distance: Swim: 400 metres, Run: 600 metres

Snowman Aquathlon Tri 4 - Ages 15 - 16

Distance: Swim: 400 metres, Run: 600 metres

Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig is situated just off the A5 through North Wale and is incredibly easy to find. Use the postcode: LL24 0ET to locate the Event Village.

By Road:

Easily accessible from many of the main motorways, the race is located just off junction 11 on the A55 Expressway, and can be reached within a couple of hours if you’re travelling from the North West.

There will be no parking available at Plas y Brenin. The race pay and display car park is approximately 250 metres along the road towards Capel Curig and is included in your entry. Exercise caution on the road between the carpark and transition as there is no footway.

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