Snowdonia Slateman Triathlon 2016 Sells Out Again!

A cyclist tackles Llanberis Pass

The Snowdonia Slateman Triathlon 2016 has sold out for a third successive year.

The legendary triathlon, which takes place on the 21 and 22 May, will welcome thousands of participants and spectators to Llanberis and the surrounding area to take in the unique atmosphere of one of the UK’s most well-loved triathlons.

The Slateman Full features a 1,000m swim in the world famous Llyn Padarn, this is followed by a 51 km cycle up the stunning Llanberis pass to the foot of Snowdon. The race is rounded off with an 11 km trail run through Dinorwig quarry and forests on the outskirts of Llanberis. It’s here that infamous High5 Quarryman Challenge takes place.

The High5 Quarryman Challenge is a race within a race, prizes are awarded for the participant with the fastest time up the legendary Dinorwig quarry zig-zags!

Alongside the Slateman Full, there will also be Sprint and Mini Sprint distances on the Saturday.

Rounding off the action is the Slateman Savage. Savage entrants will compete in the Sprint distance on the Saturday AND Full distance on the Sunday, making for an immense physical and mental challenge!

Always Aim High Events Director Tim Lloyd said: “We’re so excited for the Slateman again this year. To sell out for three years in succession is brilliant and shows the continued appetite for events such as this which offer so much more than your regular weekend Triathlon.”

“The routes are stunning, the welcome is incredibly friendly and the festival atmosphere is simply the best there is in triathlon. Don’t just take my word for it, ask any one of the regular Always Aim High competitors and they’ll tell you themselves.”

“We’re very proud of our beautiful homeland and can’t wait for race weekend again!”

For more information on this year’s race, visit