Bog Triathlon

On Saturday, August 24 the annual Bogsnorkelling Triathlon took place with 31 competitors. The competitors in the full version had to run 8 miles on mixed terrain passing below the Garn Dawd , the last Cumbrian Mountain peak, 12-mile cycle mostly in the Crychan forest and a 60yd bog snorkel.  The Junior Bite-size had to complete a 3-mile run, 6-mile cycle and a 60yd bog snorkel.

Results were as follows:

First Male – Andy Watkins in a time of 2.00. 28, First Female – Jodie Dennis 4.14.43, First Junior – Matthew Brayshaw 1.05.27.


Fancy Dress in the Llanwrtyd Wells Bog Triathlon.
A runner dressed as a Bee in fancy Dress.
Runners complete 8 miles in the Llanwrtyd Wells Bog Triathlon
Runners in the early stages of the Triathlon.
Cyclists complete 12 miles in the Llanwrtyd Wells Bog Triathlon
Cyclist navigating around the deep pools on the Roman Road in the Crychan Forest.
Competitors have to complete a 60 yard bog snorkel at the end of the Bog Triathlon
Dog Snorkelling!

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