IRONMAN 2017- September 10th
Arguably one of the most gruelling and challenging events in the world – IRONMAN returns to Pembrokeshire for the seventh year in a row. IRONMAN consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 bike through the countryside of Pembrokeshire and finishes with a scenic 26.2 run around the beach side town of Tenby!
IRONMAN takes place in the popular stunning destination of Tenby and brings with it over 2000 athletes, 8000 motivational supporters and atmosphere that is unlike no other, it really is an event not to be missed.
Registration opens on the Thursday at 3pm for both IRONMAN and IRONKIDS, there will also be a massage, expo and IRONMAN merchandise store open over the course of the weekend.
The IRONKIDS event will take place on the Saturday with several running distances for different levels and ages, IRONKIDS will be open to ages 3 – 14 with distances between 500m (pre school but be accompanied by an adult)– 1.5km . IRONKIDS is supported by the Shanly Foundation which was set up for motivating young children to pursue a healthy, active and fun life style. The children will receive a medal at the IRON MAN finish line to celebrate their great achievement, it truly is a great event for the whole family to enjoy!
The IRONMAN swim will commence at approximately 7am on Sunday 10th September starting from Tenby’s North Beach for the 2.4 mile two lap swim around the Carmarthen Bay waters. The swim is then followed by the 112 mile bike around the scenic Pembrokeshire national park finished by the marathon (4 loop run) around Tenby’s medieval surroundings.
Another event that will be happening on this weekend is the Saundersfoot Sprint on the 9th September, this even is open to ages 14 and above and registration opens 5pm on the Friday. The Triathalon will consist of a 750m swim , a two loop bike ride around Saundersfoot, finishing with 5k run which heads through the short tunnels and along the seafront. Competitiors then run back into Saundersfoot to receive their medals for their amazing achievement!
If you are fancying your go at this exhilarating event then head to Activity Wales Events for more details on how to enter.
For details on road access on the day and more information on the event please visit this link.
If all this talk of Adventure, Challenge and Fun has made you want to bring out the adventurer in you – why not book onto one of our many activities that we offer as Concierge Service!?
Fancy trying your hand at Surfing, Coasteering or even Kayaking? All perfect activities to get your adrenaline pumping. The newest must-try sport Paddle Boarding is also becoming increasingly popular, explore the beautiful shores of Pembrokeshire trying this challenging and fun activity – Prices start at £55 per adult for a half day experience for these activities.
We lso offer a range of Horse Riding Activities for all levels of abilities and ages, you can opt to do a scenic woodland trek or even a 1.5 hour beach ride along the gorgeous sands of Nolton Haven – prices start from £30 per person.
As well as staying active it is also very important to listen to our bodies and to keep them as healthy as possible which is why we also offer a Sports and Nutrition Package to keep your health on top form.
Our Sports and Nutrition Packages are specially designed to help you meet your health and wellness goals, whether you are an athlete in training for an event or are simply trying to improve your general health. Each package is tailor made to your requirements ensuring that you get the best possible results.
Sports Massages speed up recovery and accelerates healing allowing more nutrients to the muscles enabling a better performance or alternatively you could opt for Bowen Therapy, a hands-on therapy which uses sets of rolling-type moves using very gentle pressure to promote flexibility and movement. We offer a One to One Nutritional Consultation where you can receive advice about improving your health with foods to suit you whilst our 30 Day Nutrition Programme will provide you with the perfect programme to improve your health, sports performance and recovery. The One to One Nutrition and Muscle Testing Consultation is a diagnostic tool which helps assess your health, this consultation will provide you with recommendations on how to support your body in terms of general health and sports performance.
All of our therapies and experiences are subject to availability, and so if you are interested in booking any of our therapies then please do get in contact with us as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.