Breca Basics - Coach Ali

Breca Basics - Coach Ali

Triathlon and open water swimming coach Ali opens up about his Swimrun training and racing experiences for Breca Coniston Sprint and Swimrun Mallorca.

Breca Basics - Coach Ashia

Breca Basics - Coach Ashia

A Swimrun podium competitor, coach and swimming teacher - coach Ashia gives us some helpful advice in the preparation for a Swimrun event.

A beginners guide to swimrun

A beginners guide to swimrun

For those of you that are new to the sport, we’ve compiled this handy ‘Beginners’ Guide’ to demystify this exciting new format.

How we won the Breca Gower mixed team swimrun race

How we won the Breca Gower mixed team swimrun race

This was an excellent race for us, as we:

  • Nailed our kit selection

  • Had the perfect nutrition plan

  • Were well hydrated pre and during the race

  • Had the fitness to push when need

  • We were injury free.

The UK's Ultimate SwimRun Challenge?

The UK's Ultimate SwimRun Challenge?

My partner Steve and I have never done a swimrun event, but we can safely say that our swimrun journey has well and truly started...

Rafael’s Road to Swimrun

Rafael’s Road to Swimrun

I began reading in more detail what a swimrun entails and I must admit I was quite intimidated by the magnitude of the challenge. It was obvious that proper preparation and training was required to have a shot at completing the event…

Tuff Fitty Triathlon Club’s post Breca Gower debrief

Tuff Fitty Triathlon Club’s post Breca Gower debrief

When I signed up with Tom for Breca Swimrun in the Gower, Wales, I had no idea what I was in for! I saw the route card with a marathon run and 6k of swimming and thought it was doable, but what I didn’t take into account was a shed load of climbing, sand dunes, beaches, pebbles, rocks and cliffs…

My #SwimrunJourney to Breca Buttermere 2017

My #SwimrunJourney to Breca Buttermere 2017

As I sit down to write this report, four days after the race, I am still fizzing with excitement about the whole experience. I know I am going to struggle to articulate the sheer beauty of the landscapes, the peaceful joy of the swims, and the total destructive power of the hills. I will give it my best shot…

#SwimrunJourney - SwimRun North Carolina

#SwimrunJourney - SwimRun North Carolina

Watching the videos and looking at the pictures from events like ÖTILLÖ and Breca SwimRun was infectious. The race locations didn’t look anything like what we were used to with marathons or Ironman. These locales were wild, untamed – some looked downright menacing!