The race consists of the following 6 stages:
Stage 1: Trail Run – 8km
Description: Starting in Betws-y-Coed town centre, this stage will take you through a tough steep mountain trail towards Llnc Parc lake.
Terrain: Hill trail.
Stage 2: Cycle – 11km
Description: Description: Pick your bike up at the transition area and start this amazing cycle on the B5106 heading towards the picturesque town of Llanrwst. Turn left before you enter the town in the direction of Llyn Geirionydd Lake. On this stage you will encounter steep fast downhill cycling with sharp corners as you negotiate your way through this challenging section.
Terrain: Sealed road, varying in quality.
Stage 3: Kayak – 1km
Description: Kayak a circular route around the spectacular clear waters of Glyn Geirionydd Lake on double sit-on-top kayaks.
Restrictions: Competitors cannot bring their own kayaks they must use those provided. Buoyancy aid must be worn at all times during the kayak stage.
Stage 4: Trail Run – 9km
Description: After the kayak competitors follow a marked trail anti-clockwise around Clyn Crafnant and back to the kayak transition area.
Competitors will embrace the panoramic views across the Snowdonia National Park.
Terrain: Walking trail, stone path, forest track, mountain track of good to rough quality with slippery muck and rock sections.
Stage 5: Cycle – 14km
Description: You will proceed to cycle from the kayak transition area back to the Betws-y-Coed area.
Terrain: Sealed road, varying in quality..
Stage 6: Trail Run – 7km
Description: Competitors will drop their bikes at the transition area and continue by foot along a marked trail. The checkpoint is at the top of a steep path which leads to Liyn Elsi Lake.
Terrain: Walking trail, stone path, forest track, mountain track.