New long-distance triathlon The Legend coming to Snowdonia

Billed as arguably the UK’s toughest and most stunning single-lap iron-distance race

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Welsh race organisers Always Aim High have got a new iron-distance event up their sleeves – The Legend, taking place in Snowdonia in July 2016.

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Billed as “arguably the UK’s toughest and most stunning single-lap iron-distance race”, it will be fully supported and feature a family-orientated festival of triathlon. 

The race will start on 12 July with a 3.8km swim in Lake Padarn – home to the Slateman Triathlon – before sending athletes on a 180km bike through “mind-blowing scenery, flawless tarmac and of course a number of iconic climbs”.

Swimmer in Lake Padarn, Snowdonia

Finally, the run stage comprises of a full-length mixed terrain marathon set in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. The route takes in key climbs such as Bwlch maesgwm,  Pen-y-Pass and the infamous Dinorwig Quarries. 

Pre-registration is open already here. Routes and all other information can be found here

(Images: SportpicturesCymru)

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