Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about the Swansea Triathlon? No problem – simply look through our frequently asked questions below, and hopefully you’ll find the info you need.
How can I register for the event?
Simply go to the registration page by clicking here and entering online via Active. We do not accept paper entries.
Are there age restrictions for race entry?
Yes you must be 14 years old by the day of the race.
Can someone else register me?
No, you MUST register yourself, either the night before or the morning of the race, with ID and Disclaimer.
When do I get my race number and timing chip?
These must be collected at the time of registration upon showing photo ID and a signed copy of the disclaimer.
Are there official photographers?
Yes FinisherPix will be on site to take athlete photos.
What roads will be closed for the event?
Road will be closed between 4pm - 8pm - here is a list of the roads affected • East Burrows Road • Oxford Street • Temple Street • Nelson Street • Westway • Whitewells • Cambrian Place • Union Street • Dunvant Palace • A4067 Victoria Road • A4067 Oystermouth Road • A4067 Mumbles Road
Can i Transfer, Defer or Refund My Entry?
Please see http://www.activitywalesevents.com/transfers-refunds-and-deferrals/ for all answers regarding transfer, deferrals and refunds.
Do I have to wear a wetsuit?
Yes, this is mandatory for all of our events and must cover the torso & thighs. It must NOT cover the hands and feet.
Can I wear my own swim hat?
If you wish to wear two swim hats that is fine but the issued swim hat MUST be worn on top.
What stroke can I use?
Although BTF rules have now allowed backstroke we will not allow you to do this stroke. Front facing strokes only.
Can I use Tri Bars (aerobars)?
Yes Tri Bars are allowed.
Can I wear headphones?
No, we discourage anyone wearing headphones during the race.
Is there a cut off?
Last athlete cut-off is 8pm.