UMUK starts in the beautiful (and slightly cold but pleasantly invigorating) Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid) and finishes in the quaint town of Betws-y-Coed.
Friday 31st August (Day 1) – 10.0 km (6.2 mile) swim in Bala Lake consisting of 5 x 2km loops. The swim is immediately followed by a one loop (to the west) 144.9 km (90.0 mile) bike ride beginning at Bala Adventure and Watersports Centre situated at the North-West corner of Bala Lake and finishing in Betws-y-Coed.
Time Limits: All swimmers must be out of the water within 6 hours. Stage 1 has a total cut-off time of 12 hours. All athletes will be timed.
Saturday 1st September (Day 2) – One loop (to the south) 275.3 km (171.4 mile) bike ride beginning and finishing in Betws-y-Coed.
Time Limits: Stage 2 has a total cut-off time of 12 hours. All athletes will be timed.
Sunday 2nd September (Day 3) – Mt. Snowdon is central to the 84.3 km (52.4 mile) double-marathon run course. Day 3 begins & ends in Betws-y-Coed.
Time Limits: Stage 3 has a total cut-off time of 12 hours. All athletes will be timed.
Travel & Accommodation
BOOK ACCOMMODATION EARLY!
Athletes are responsible for their own accommodation and travel arrangements. Once you have accepted an invitation to take part it will be very important for you to book your accommodation immediately as the event will be held during one of the busiest summer weekends around the town of Bala and Betws-y-Coed, and rooms will book up fast.
Our official event sponsor, Swallow Falls Hotel in Betws-y-Coed is the location of UMUK Headquarters, pre-race briefings, finish of Day 1 and start and finish of Day 2 and Day 3. You will find this location convenient for access to all amenities in Conwy region as well as being the home of the events’ team activities. We highly recommend you use Swallow Falls as your base for UMUK.
Swallow Falls Hotel
Holyhead Road, Betws-y-Coed,
Conwy, LL24 0DW
Tel: 0044 1690 710796
Website: Swallow Falls Hotel
For alternative accommodation in Snowdonia National Park.