Harlech Triathlon and Duathlon Run Routes

Maps 

The run route for the triathlon will be adapted slightly to allow for the finish INSIDE the Castle. Final details will be available from 1st January.

Triathlon Run (6k) and Duathlon Run #1

  1. Leave transition using the exit in the corner of the field
  2. Run past the Band hall and towards the tennis court
  3. Follow the path right along the back of the tennis court
  4. Turn left through the gate and over the railway line
  5. Continue through the next gate until you reach the main road - turn right onto the footpath
  6. Bear right onto the drive / track and follow this until you reach the gated railway crossing
  7. Pass through the two gates to cross the railway line and follow the path to the left past the 17th tee.
  8. When the track bends round to the left continue straight on towards the dunes.
  9. The track then narrows and passes over the dunes.   Please keep to the path – overtaking during this short section will be difficult. 
  10. 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.
  11. Return along the beach towards the main beach access path – this will be clearly marked. 
  12. Head to the flag - you must pass the flag with it on your right.  A marshal will check numbers at this point.
  13. Follow the footpath from 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. 
  14. Continue up Beach Road – keep to the LEFT of the road at all times.  
  15. Turn right through the pedestrian gate into transition  Note: Duathlon competitors now transfer to the bike leg
  16. Follow signs through the playing field and then follow the path on the left hand side of the pool
  17. Continue along the side of the car park and take the path across the railway line
  18. Follow the marshal’s instructions to cross the main A496 and then start the climb of Twtil towards the Castle. 
  19. About half way up Twtil take the right fork and continue up the hill until you reach the High Street
  20. Turn left onto the High Street
  21. At the cross roads turn left down the hill and then right into the finish line in Castle Square.  
  22. 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.

 

Duathlon Run #1 ONLY (5k)

  1. Assemble at the Start Line in Beach Road
  2. Run up Beach Road and enter the transition area using the car park entrance gate
  3. Follow the marked route round the edge of the playing field
  4. Continue as below to from Step 1 to Step 15

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 the path to the right round the school
  4. Exit from the school and turn left onto the foot path
  5. Follow the marshal’s instructions to cross the main A496 and join the service road heading towards the garage
  6. Turn right onto the path
  7. Cross the railway line and follow the road round to the right
  8. At the end of the road bear left onto the foot path
  9. Turn left and start the climb of Twtil towards the Castle. 
  10. About half way up Twtil take the right fork and continue up the hill until you reach the High Street
  11. Turn left onto the High Street
  12. At the cross roads turn left down the hill and then right into the finish line in Castle Square.  
  13. 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.