SANDMAN LE­GEND

220 Triathlon Magazine - - FEATURE -

Lo­ca­tion An­gle­sey, Wales Date 15 Sep­tem­ber 2019 Fea­tur­ing the Slate­man, Snow­man and Sandman, Al­ways Aim High’s Ad­ven­ture Tri Se­ries con­tin­ues to grow each sea­son, with more and more ath­letes head­ing to North Wales to take on the gor­geous, friendly and smoothly-or­gan­ised, short-course chal­lenges. And for 2019, it’s lit­er­ally the races that are ex­pand­ing, with a mid­dle-dis­tance Le­gend event added to each race in the se­ries.

The Sandman seen here is lo­cated in An­gle­sey’s New­bor­ough For­est and starts with a 1.9km sea swim on Lland­dwyn Beach, which gives way to a 93km bike tour of the Welsh is­land. The con­clud­ing half- marathon, mixed-ter­rain run is set on for­est trails and the tit­u­lar sand be­fore end­ing in one of AAH’s re­li­ably-good event vil­lages. Sprint, Clas­sic and Duathlon races are also avail­able dur­ing the week­end. al­way­saimhigh­events.com

GWYN­FOR JAMES

TRY IF... You want to end your race sea­son on a high in one of Wales’ most stun­ning spots.

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