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Monday Motivation: David Fletcher 5 x Cancer Survivor soon to be LCW 2017 Athlete
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Monday Motivation: David Fletcher 5 x Cancer Survivor soon to be LCW 2017 Athlete

March 13th, 2017 | by Annie Lewis
Meet David Fletcher… 5 x Cancer Survivor and Long Course 2017 Triathlete – Sorry what was your excuse again? David Fletcher a HGV driver from Hull, East Yorkshire has beaten Cancer 5 times in under 20 years, and this...
Transformation Tuesday
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Transformation Tuesday

February 7th, 2017 | by Annie Lewis
Well, if you were looking for a reason to skip training tonight, you won’t find it here! Take away 6 Stone and add 5 Marathons, 10 ½ Marathons, 6 10K’s, 1 Sprint Triathlon, and 2 70.3 IronMan races and soon to be a Long...
A gift from us as a thank you for racing in 2015…
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A gift from us as a thank you for racing in 2015…

September 21st, 2015 | by Events Staff
On behalf of the Long Course Weekend event in Wales, we would like to invite you to the beautiful island of Lanzarote alongside Scott Powell and Matt Evans for the Lanzarote International Marathon on the 12th December 2015. The...
9 African Pro Athletes To Run The Wales Marathon
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9 African Pro Athletes To Run The Wales Marathon

May 22nd, 2015 | by Events Staff
A group of professional athletes from Africa are to take part in The Oakwood Wales Marathon this year at the 2XU Long Course Weekend. Five men and four women are taking to the Welsh roads and competing in the Half and Full...
Matt Trautman: Running
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Matt Trautman: Running

March 23rd, 2015 | by Events Staff
“Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must move faster than the lion or it will not survive. Every morning a lion wakes up and it knows it must move faster than the slowest gazelle or it will starve. It...
NEW Races Announced For 2015 & 2016
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NEW Races Announced For 2015 & 2016

February 26th, 2015 | by Events Staff
Activity Wales Events are thrilled to announced two new races being added – one for the 2015 season, and one in the 2016 race calendar. Sunday 5th July 2015 will see the addition of The Wales 10k on the fully closed roads...
The Best Time Of Day For A Run
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The Best Time Of Day For A Run

January 29th, 2015 | by Events Staff
A couple weeks ago I rolled out of bed on an uneventful Thursday morning and went for an easy 6-mile run from my apartment. I covered my usual out-and-back route in 45 minutes, which seems to be par for the course when I lace up...
Swim, Bike & Run Happy
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Swim, Bike & Run Happy

January 22nd, 2015 | by Events Staff
One of the main motivators for sport is that it makes us feel good. But triathlon is also tough, both physically and mentally, and every triathlete can benefit from tips to help us be happier competitors. We’ve compiled...
Is Heel Striking Bad For You?
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Is Heel Striking Bad For You?

January 14th, 2015 | by Events Staff
Even though 95 percent of runners instinctively strike the ground with their heels, there is a growing trend among running experts to have lifelong heel strikers convert to a more forward contact point. The switch to a mid and/or...
Matt Trautman: The Christmas Wish List
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Matt Trautman: The Christmas Wish List

December 16th, 2014 | by Events Staff
While the Long Course Weekend may still be a way off, there are a few items you may want to add to your Santa wish list, so you can get used to your gear and make sure there is no last minute rush come July....