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*2023 event information coming soon*

This page will be updated closer to the 2023 event.

The event consists of a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run with 2,000 competitors.

In order to safely facilitate the event a number of temporary road closures, traffic diversions and parking restrictions will be in place in the area, ensure the safety of athletes and the public.

These closures and restrictions will take place on Sunday 7th August 2022.

For further information please contact the event organiser at;

Please note

  • Pedestrians CAN cross the course at any time when safe to do so.
  • Access to emergency services will be maintained at all times
  • Parking restrictions will be in place on the bike and run courses, with vehicle towing in operation

Road closures – Sunday 7th August

Mumbles

  • Mumbles Road will be closed Southbound ONLY up to Village Lane between 06:00 – 10:00am
  • Cars will be able to travel Northbound from Village Lane (towards Swansea for the duration of the closure
  • ACCESS ADVICE – There will be a one-way diversion for residents needing to access Mumbles during the closures.
  • Residents will be able to travel west on the B4436, left onto Murton Green Road and then east on Mansfield Road, Murton Lane and Newton Road to access Mumbles Road.

Newton (B4593), Bishopston

  • The course will follow Plunch Lane and Higher Lane before turning left onto Southward Lane (B4593) / Caswell Road through Newton passing Caswell Bay Beach. Following Caswell Road North, turning left onto Pyle Road/Bishopston Road and left onto Pennard Road (B4436).
  • The named roads will be fully closed between 06:30 – 10:30.

Kittle, Pennard, Murton, Clyne Common

  • The outbound course follows Pennard Road (B4436) before turning right onto Vennaway Lane (B4436) and left onto the A4118.
  • The course also returns into Swansea using Vennaway Lane, Pennard Road and Northway (B4436).
  • Northway from Murton Green to Pennard Road and Vennaway Lane will be fully closed between 06:30 – 11:00 and then closed Eastbound / Southbound respectively between 11:00 – 13:45.
  • ACCESS ADVICE – From 11:00 – 13:45 there will be Westbound access on Northway, Pennard Road, and North-bound access on Vennaway Lane.

Parkmill, Penmaen, Nicholstan, Knelston (A4118)

  • The A4118 will be fully closed between 07:00 – 11:00

Llanddewi, Burry, Burry Green, Llanmadoc, Cheriton, Landimore, Leason

  • The course turns right into Llanddewi and travels through Bury and Bury Green before a right turn onto Kyfts Lane and a right into Cheriton and Landimore to Odwalls.
  • The above roads will be fully closed between 07:00 – 11:30.

Oldwalls, Llanrhidian

  • The course loops through Oldwalls and Llanrhidian so there will be two-way bikes at points.
  • Due to this from Fairyhill east to the B4271 junction with Cilibion Park Farm will be fully closed from 07:00 – 11:30 and closed Westbound only from 11:30-13:45.
  • ACCESS ADVICE – New Road (B4295) will be unaffected by the closures. The yellow routes shown on the maps are clear of all road closures and give access up to Llanrhidian filling station at all times.

Welshmoor, Penuel

  • The course continues East past Woodfield Animal Sanctuary, through Penuel and right at the Cillonnen Road junction down to the B4271.
  • The above roads will be fully closed from 07:00 – 12:00.

B4271, Llethryd, Cillibion, Reynoldston, Fairyhill

  • The course loops through the named locations with sections of two- way bikes, before travelling East on the B4271 towards Upper Killay.
  • The above roads will be fully closed between 07:00 – 13:00.

A4118, Swansea Airport, Fairwood Common, Langrove

  • The course turns right at the junction of the B4271 and the A4118 before Upper Killay, and travels south on the A4118 to Langrove.
  • The A4118 is closed Southbound only from 07:00 – 13:30.
  • ACCESS ADVICE – Vehicles will be able to travel north on the A4118 during the road closure times. There will be a traffic managed vehicle crossing point northbound only for traffic travelling towards Upper Killay between 07:00 – 13:30.

Swansea City Centre – Oystermouth Castle

  • Somerset Place will be closed to cars between 04:00 – 14:00.
  • The southside of Oystermouth Road (Westbound) will be closed between 06:00 – 17:00. Cars will be able to travel Eastbound on Oystermouth Road as normal throughout the day.
  • There are two managed vehicle crossing points on Oystermouth Road. Please use the designated vehicle crossing locations to make your crossing as quick as possible. There is a one-way traffic managed crossing system for access in and out of the Maritime Quarter
  • For access into the Maritime Quarter use Glamorgan Street, Oystermouth Road and cross the road closure into Dunvant Place. For access out please exit past the Civic Centre then right on to Oystermouth Road. There may be delays using these crossings at busy times.
  • Pedestrian Access to Swansea Beach, Blackpill Lido, The Skate Park, Swansea Footgolf, The Secret Beach Bar and Kitchen will be maintained as normal.
  • The cycle path will be closed from Lilliput Lane to Swansea, pedestrian access will be maintained throughout.
  • The run course will be busy between 11:00 – 16:00 so please bear this in mind when accessing the beach and the surrounding area.
  • The southside of Oystermouth Road (Westbound) will be closed between 06:00 – 17:00. Cars will be able to travel Eastbound on Oystermouth Road as normal throughout the day.

Kings Road

  • Between the Sail Bridge & the Forum Building Car Park will be closed 04:00 – 10:00 on Sunday for pedestrian safety

Swansea city centre course info

After the swim in Princes Dock the athletes will run over Sail Bridge to transition. They will start the bike course from East Burrows Road car park, travelling onto Somerset Place and west on Oystermouth Road (A4067). One side of the Sail Bridge will be open for pedestrians on race morning and Somerset Place will be closed to cars between 04:00 – 14:00.

The bikes will continue along the bay through Mumbles, around The Gower before returning to East Burrows car park via Oystermouth Road . The 2 lap run course, leaves East Burrows car park and uses Swansea Bay Cycle Path down to the Lilliput Lane/TA Centre. On the return they will use the bike path before joining Oystermouth Road through Sketty Lane Car Park. After their second lap they head to the finish line in Museum Gardens.