Sprint swimruns

Sprint swimruns

Entry-level swimruns for those looking to dip their toe into this unique event type.

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Sprint swimruns in the UK

Typically ranging between 10K and 20K, a sprint swimrun is a multi-stage event where you swim in your running shoes and run in your wetsuit - there is no transition for changing clothes. Select your location for spring swimruns in your area or scroll down to see events coming up.

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Sprint swimruns in 2024

Featured events are listed below - select your region to see all events.

Perfect to experience the adventure of a coastal swimrun! Trail running on Gower’s spectacular and challenging coastal path and three ocean swims will make an unforgettable day.
  • Sat 29 Jun
  • £85-£190
Swansea, West Glamorgan, UK

Swimrun Gower | Sprint

Perfect to experience the adventure of a coastal swimrun! Trail running on Gower’s spectacular and challenging coastal path and three ocean swims will make an unforgettable day.

  • 1.5 km sea swimming
  • 10 km trail running + 330 m ascent
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • £70-£140
Tywyn, Gwynedd, UK

Tal Y Llyn Swimrun

A stunning course in a beautiful part of Snowdonia National Park, at the foot of Cadair Idris.

  • 2 km lake swimming
  • 9.8 km trail running
  • Sat 8 Jun
  • £79
Windermere, Cumbria, UK

Great North SwimRun | Short

Individuals and teams can tackle three run sections and three swim sections in this short course of the Great North SwimRun adventure.

  • 1840 m lake swimming
  • 10.8 km trail running
  • Sat 8 Jun
  • £30
  • Entries close soon
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

Nene Valley Swimrun Festival | 5K Solo

Scenic trail running and epic river swimming in the Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire countryside.

  • 1 km river swimming
  • 4 km trail running
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £50
  • Entries close soon
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

Nene Valley Swimrun Festival | 10K Solo

Scenic trail running and epic river swimming in the Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire countryside.

  • 2 km river swimming
  • 8 km trail running
  • Sat 15 Jun
  • £48-£58
Caernarfon, Gwynedd, UK

Love SwimRun | Llanberis | Sprint

The original SwimRun race in North Wales. Swim in the clear waters of Llyn Padarn and run beneath the majestic summit of Snowdon. Full or sprint course, solo or team!

  • 4.7 km trail running
  • 1.3 km lake swimming
  • Sat 27 Jul
  • £20
Clevedon, Somerset, UK

Clevedon SwimRun

RUN – SWIM – REPEAT. Clevedon SwimRun is a short distance: about 6k running and 1k of swimming, split into five short runs each divided by a 250m swim in Clevedon marine lake.

  • 1000 m lake swimming
  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • £25
York, North Yorkshire, UK

Helmsley Triathlon & SwimRun | SwimRun

In 2019 Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool held our first triathlon & SwimRun, based in the pretty market town of Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park.

  • 800 m pool swimming
  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • £10-£60
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

Manchester SwimRun

Join the Swimrun revolution! Enter Manchester's very own sprint event.

  • 1500 m lake swimming
  • 10.5 km trail running
  • Sat 21 Sep
  • £70
Barmouth, Gwynedd, UK

The Hurly Burly/Bwrlwm Bermo

Set in North Wales on the edge of Snowdonia, this is one of the most beautifully wild swims you’ll find.

  • 7 km sea swimming
  • 11 km trail running
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £95
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Swimrun Coniston | Gritty course

A swimrun adventure through the stunning forests, lakes and fells of the Lake District National Park. Book your place today and join as a team or solo this September!

  • 3 km lake swimming
  • 18 km trail running + 500 m ascent
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £95
Grasmere, Lake District National Park, UK

Swimrun Coniston | Sprint Course

A swimrun adventure through the stunning forests, lakes and fells of the Lake District National Park. Book your place today and join as a team or solo this September!

  • 1.9 km lake swimming
  • 10.8 km trail running + 307 m ascent