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image for Sporting Event item typeRude Health Bog Triathlon at Llanwrtyd Wells

Sporting Event, Sat 24 Aug 2019, £15-£25

Rude Health Bog Triathlon

Rude Health Bog Triathlon

Image Credit: Peter Barnett


The Bog Triathlon first ran in 2005, following a demand for more dirty fun around our famous Waen Rhydd Bog.

The event - the most unusual in the Triathlon calendar - starts with an 8 mile run followed by a single length of the 60 yard peat bog trench and then a 12 mile mountain bike ride. The event is open to individuals at £15 each and relay teams of three (one discipline each) at £25 per team.

In order to make the events accessible to a wider audience, we have introduced a "Bite Size" Triathlon, ideal for junior competitors or those athletes who are perhaps not so dedicated to multi-discipline sports. This will comprise a 3 mile run, a 60yd bogsnorkel, and a 6 mile mountain bike ride. Again it is open to individual competitors at £12 each or relay teams of three at £20 per team, and is perfect for sampling the delights of this event without the need to be a hardened athlete.

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 24 Aug 2019 11:00


Individuals - £15 entry
Relay Teams of Three (One Discipline each) - £25 per team







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Map reference: SN 878467  Lat: 52.10730 Long: -3.63870

Llanwrtyd Wells is located on the main A483 road between Builth Wells and Llandovery. There is on-street parking available in the town.

The train station is approximately a 10 minute walk from the town along a paved walkway.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Llanwrtyd station


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