Harlech Duathlon Run Routes

Duathlon Run #1 (5k)

  1. Assemble at the Start Line in the Beach Car Park
  2. Run up Beach Road keeping to the RIGHT of the road at all times
  3. Enter the transition area using the car park entrance gate
  4. Follow the marked route round the edge of the playing field
  5. Leave the transition area using the exit in the corner of the field
  6. Run past the Band hall and towards the tennis court
  7. Follow the path right along the back of the tennis court
  8. Turn left through the gate and over the railway line
  9. Continue through the next gate until you reach the main road - turn right onto the footpath
  10. Bear right onto the drive / track and follow this until you reach the gated railway crossing
  11. Pass through the two gates to cross the railway line and follow the path to the left past the 17th tee.
  12. When the track bends round to the left continue straight on towards the dunes.
  13. The track then narrows and passes over the dunes.   Please keep to the path – overtaking during this short section will be difficult. 
  14. Drop down onto the beach and head to the flag - you must pass the flag with it on your right.  A marshal will check numbers at this point.
  15. Return along the beach towards the main beach access path – this will be clearly marked. 
  16. Head to the flag - you must pass the flag with it on your right.  A marshal will check numbers at this point.
  17. Follow the footpath from the beach to Beach Road car park.  Please take care at the crossing place for the golf course and when passing through the gateway at the end. 
  18. Continue up Beach Road – keep to the RIGHT of the road at all times.  
  19. Enter the transition area using the car park entrance gate
  20. Follow the marked route round the edge of the playing field
  21. Enter transition at the entrance close to the football goal

Duathlon Run #2 (2.5k)

  1. Exit from transition heading towards the car entrance to the field
  2. Leave the playing field at the gate and and then follow the instructions of the marshalls to cross into the School grounds
  3. Follow signs to complete the loop in the school playing field
  4. Exit from the School and turn left onto the foot path
    Note: athletes are not permitted to run in the road
  5. Cross the side road at Glan Gors
  6. Follow the marshall’s instructions to cross the main A496
  7. Turn right onto the path
  8. Cross the railway line and follow the road round to the right
  9. ollow the signs and taped route to commence the steps
  10. See how to climb the 200 steps to the Castle on Youtube
  11. You will be presented with your medal at the finish line.
  12. Please continue through the taped / coned funnel and ensure that the timers have noted your number.  You will be presented with your medal at the finish line.