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THE ROC WALES Summer

Pwllheli, Gwynedd

Abersoch Beach Cafe, Pwllheli, LL53 7, United Kingdom

Sat 3rd September 2022

Starting at 08:00

1 race

£200.00

Organiser's Description

A demanding 115km endurance triathlon rich in challenges & crammed full of inspiring terrain from start to finish, THE ROC showcases the best triathlon arena Wales and its breath-taking landscape has to offer.

Commencing on the golden sands of Abersoch beach the race starts with a 1.5km sea swim in the villages idyllic bay before heading off on a 50km fast and progressively undulating bike route into the Snowdon Massif.

The race then heads on foot via the toughest route up Wales’ highest mountain along The Watkin Path, 6km of 3,085ft formidable ascent to the summit where you can absorb those exceptional panoramic views before heading 6km back down, 50km return cycle, culminating with a 1km run along Abersoch beach before crossing the finish line.
RACES

THE ROC WALES ‘SUMMER’ is has additional elements and events to enhance THE ROC experience while we celebrate the end of the summer and all that THE ROC stands for. A fantastic challenge, euphoric support, uplifting music, motivating camaraderie and inspiring ambitious athletes.

This includes the MOVE Against Cancer Torchlight Beach Run, the Johnny Rob Run SUP Run, live music, the official ‘After Party’ and much more.

Races

  • The ROC WALES Summer

    £200.00

    A 5-Stage Endurance Triathlon

    British Triathlon Federation save £5.00

    Booking for more than 1?

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  • The ROC WALES Summer

    £200.00

    A 5-Stage Endurance Triathlon

    British Triathlon Federation save £5.00

    Booking for more than 1?

What's Included

A totally unique endurance race set in an inspiring location. With an incredible race-day atmosphere in a stunning location, professional support throughout and a camaraderie between ROC Athletes that's unmatched. Test your resolve in this seriously tough triathlon.

All ROC athletes will receive a detailed digital pre-race pack. Athletes will collect their Race packs from Race control the evening before the race, which will include all of their race assets.

  • Significant prize fund
  • Bespoke Trophies
  • Zinc-alloy medals
  • Discounts with renowned sporting brands
  • Official ROC After party

How to Get There

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. The race starts at Abersoch Main Beach.

Parking

Parking is available at the beach car park down Lon Golff (Golf Road), which is located close to the transition area and start of the race. There are alternative car parks in Abersoch, for example by the school, along the one-way system. Both car parks are pay and display.

Location

THE START The start is on Abersoch beach to the right of the middle slip ramp (bottom of Lon Golff / Golf Road).

Course Details

From Abersoch Beach to Snowdon's summit and back with 115km of epic terrain and a total ascent of 5,825ft.
1.5km swim | 50km bike | 6km up Snowdon | 6km down Snowdon | 50km bike return to Abersoch | 1km beach run

THE ROC WALES COURSE DETAILS.
SWIM COURSE (1,500 meters)
Starts on the beach running into the sea for a box course heading to Tudwal’s West Island before rounding a buoy to swim parallel to the beach to SCYC, round 2 more buoys, return parallel to the beach and round the final buoy before heading in to the beach and the middle slip ramp. 50 meters run up the beach to transition.

BIKE COURSE (50 KM – Out)
A superb exhilarating course with plenty of long fast sections and some exciting technical sections thrown in too.

SNOWDON RUN (6 Kilometers each way)
Labelled the most stunning route up Snowdon, The Watkin Path is steeped in history and offers the most inspiring trail route up this most famous mountain. It’s progressive in ascent & culminates in a technical steep section near the summit before the fast & furious run back down. N.B. You will need to pass the 4km Check Point up Snowdon before 12 Noon to be able to progress to the summit.

BIKE COURSE (50 KM – Back)
Some great long stretches of open picturesque roads with plenty of technical sections thrown in too. It’s a memorable route back to the finish.

FINAL BEACH RUN (1KM)
The finish straight and really a glory lap on Abersoch beach taking you to the first Groyne and back to see you home in style over the finish line.

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Pwllheli, Gwynedd

3 Sept 2022

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