Blog categorized as SwimRun and SwimHike

Now and Then- Swimrun Evolution
Swimrunning has a bewildering amount of kit, but it's about experimenting what's right for you.
Swimrunning with Your Dog

I have been swimrunning all year, in all weathers. When the weather is nice it's usually pretty easy to find a swimrun partner, but once the winter sets in it can be a struggle to find anyone mad enough. That is, until I doscovered my dog, a Springer Spaniel named 'Jake', absolutely LOVES swimrunnin...

The swimrunning season (well, the season most people follow!) is almost upon us... Which means hopefully you will be donning your swimrun gear and hitting the coast path in Pembrokeshire. It won't be long until we have this to look forward to...

Want to Try Swimrunning?

Swimming and Trekking
Swim trekking or swimrunning over long distances means you need to carry kit. Here's how.
Tenfoot Swimrun Route Report

The Tenfoot swimrun is in its inaugural year this year, 2019. Before the route details, check out the promo video below... if this doesn't make you want to have a go, nothing will!

The organisers of the popular 5K swim event from Tenby to Saundersfoot, as well as the running and hiking events that f...

Getting into Swimrunning

If you are thinking about trying swimrunning but want to avoid spending loads of money to give it a go, read on!

Sure, like most sports, it can be very expensive to get everything at once before you start swimrunning, but to just have a go you don't need much equipment. After all, swimrunning is jus...

Swimrun Diary - Pull Buoys n Paddles

If you've watched any videos of the latest, fastest growing endurance sport in Europe - swimrunning - then the chances are you have seen all of the participants with swim buoys and hand paddles.


Hand Paddles


Can come in a variety of designs and materials. The one pictured below are webbed, neoprene gl...

After a few weeks of swimrunning training, we are coming to the conclusion it is a brutal but awesome sport!


"Brutal" due to the distances and terrain and the constant switches between water and land. Just a 2 hour session leaves me feeling like I have gone a few rounds with Mike Tyson. Bu...

Swim run transitions are not like triathlon transitions as you swim and run in the same gear, then repeat that over and over again. Distances vary but are usually upwards of 40km+.


In swimrun you carry everything with you, like gels, water etc. Here we are experimenting with the transitions, usin...

Swim Run Diary 12-05-18

We've decided to take on a new endurance sport this year called swim running.

And we've jumped in at the deep end and have gone for one of the toughest events on the calendar, the Breca Gower, which is a beast of a course consisting of over 42km of trail running and sea swimming in one continuous rac...