Breca gower

Next event: Saturday 19th August 2017
Location: Near Swansea, Wales
Registration deadline: Sold Out

Experience Wales' iconic Gower peninsula like never before. Race against the tide to swim onto the dragon-like Worm's Head promontory before exploring limestone cliffs, ancient woodlands, white sand beaches and secret bays. 40km of trail running on Gower's spectacular and challenging coastal path and 6km of ocean swims will make Breca Gower a true swimrun test and an unforgettable experience.

Come and support the inaugural event on 19th August 2017.


Saturday 19th August, 2017


Run: 37km | Swim: 5km | Transitions: 18 | Total: 42km
Course Map | Route Card

Get ready for: Swimming onto the iconic Worm’s Head, an amazing journey along the coast from Rhossili to Mumbles, trails through the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, technical entries and exits into the water.


Breca Gower - £150 per person

The entry fee includes:

  • event swimrun vest
  • swim cap
  • finishers' t-shirts
  • finishers' medals
  • prizes
  • race timing
  • race nutrition and hydration
  • free event photography

Swimrun is raced in pairs - entry is for teams of two only


Schedule and full information on registration, race timings, checkpoints and nutrition.

Teams & results


Click here for the event gallery


Being part of the Breca Gower Event Team is rewarding and fun. If you can commit to a full day of volunteering you will receive a t-shirt, lunch and free entry to a Breca Swimrun race the following year. Click here to find out more.


Follow the event in real time using our Online Tracking portal.

Supporters are more than welcome to attend the event and we hope to see you especially at the finish line and the post-race social at Mumbles Pier. We have produced a Spectator Guide that you can download and print.

We ask that you observe the following advice:

The start at Hillend is a restricted space with narrow roads and parking at the beach car park only which may be busy with surfers. You are welcome to attend the start but please anticipate these issues and arrive early (before 09:30) so as not to block the access. 

Please use designated public car parks and don’t park on private property or roadsides.

You can watch the race all along the course from the coastal path. The beaches and bays at Rhossili, Port Eynon, Oxwich, Langland and Caswell are particularly accessible with public car parks and cafes. To access Three Cliffs Bay we recommend parking at Three Cliffs Bay Holiday Park where they operate a ticketed parking field, and walking from there.

Please do not park in the Mumbles Pier car park but use the car parks along the seafront or above the Pier on Mumbles Road. This is so that other Pier users are not discouraged from visiting the venue.


Breca Gower 2017 is sold out. To register your interest in Breca Gower 2018, add your email here: