If being in the great outdoors and pushing yourself to the limit is your thing then there’s nowhere better than Anglesey. With Anglesey half marathons, triathlons and cycling events taking place throughout the year, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
This year we’ve partnered with Always Aim High Events to offer all our holiday home owners 10% off registration fees. Keep reading to find out about the different events taking place throughout the year.
The best Anglesey half marathons and beyond
Kicking off the year on Sunday 3rd March is the Anglesey Half Marathon and 10K. The marathon starts off on the Menai Suspension Bridge, flowing downhill through Menai Bridge town centre, along the winding roads to Beaumaris and back to the centre of Menai Bridge. All of this is accompanied with amazing views of the Snowdonia National Park.
Brand new for 2019 is the Conwy Marathon, taking place on Sunday 31st March. This new route will take runners around the Great Orme, the Conwy Castle World Heritage Site, to the beautiful Colwyn Bay Promenade and doubling back along the beach back to Llandudno.
Also brand new for 2019 is the Anglesey Trail Half Marathon, taking place Sunday 2nd June and set in the beautiful surroundings of Newborough Forest.
Take it up a notch and explore the trails of Snowdonia National Park with the Snowdonia Trail Marathon, taking place on Sunday 14th July. With the option to do a trail marathon, ultra marathon, half marathon and 10K, there’s an event to suit every level of fitness.
Triathlons on Anglesey and Wales
On Sunday 14th April, Always Aim High welcome the Harlech Triathlon, one of the best loved events on the triathlon calendar.
The Harlech Triathlon is followed up by the Slateman Triathlon. Delivered over the 18th and 19th May, the triathlon features a swim surrounded by mountains, a bike course in the heart of Snowdonia National Park and a run through a slate quarry.
Located in the iconic Cardiff Bay and taking place over the 22nd and 23rd of June, the Cardiff Triathlon is one of the most unforgettable city races on the calendar.
In July is the Snowman Triathlon, one of the toughest triathlons in the UK. The triathlon runs across the 27th and 28th July and offers something for everyone.
Finishing off the year of triathlons is the Sandman Triathlon on the 14th and 15th September, starting and finishing in Newborough Forest and offering something for all abilities.
Cycling and swimming events on Anglesey and beyond
If you want to see the sights of Anglesey while riding a bike then the Tour de Mon on Sunday 18th August is perfect. In 2018 the sportive welcomed over 1,000 cyclists and hopes to see more this year to explore the most beautiful and iconic locations on this amazing island.
Or if swimming is more your thing then why not sign up for the Aqua Sphere Snowman Swim, taking place on Saturday 27th July. The event offers the opportunity to experience an open water swim in the stunning Llynnau Mymbyr in the heart of Snowdonia National Park.
With so many events to choose from we’re sure there’ll be one to suit you. If you’d like to see what else is coming up in the local area you can take a look at our 2019 events calendar here. Want to find out more about Silver Bay Holiday Village? You can take a look at our brochure here or, if you’d like to have a chat, you can request a callback and a member of our friendly sales team will be in touch.