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The Long Course Weekend 2013
Posted by: John Levison
Posted on: Wednesday 20th February 2013

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We recently took a trip down to South Wales to meet Scott Powell and Matthew Evans from Activity Wales Events, organisers of the Long Course Weekend ( in Tenby. Now in its fourth year, the 2013 edition will take place over the weekend of 12th-14th July.

The Long Course Weekend is getting bigger and better every year - with recent news that this years event will receive TV coverage on Channel 4, Eurosport and ESPN.

As well as finding out more about the event, we also got to speak to hometown 'Pro' and twice winner of the event, Oliver Simon, for his advice and tips on the swim, bike and run elements which make up the Long Course Weekend.

Here is what you need to know about the Long Course Weekend - and why you should consider entering. See the links below for more in depth advice on the Swim, Bike and Run portions of the event, including course specific advice from Oliver.

The Long Course Weekend Preview: 12th-14th July 2013

You can also check out the highlights below from the 2012 edition - safe in the knowledge that this year will be even bigger and better. |

Preview videos of the Long Course Weekend events:

The Wales Swim, The Wales Sportive, The Wales Marathon

Highlights of the 2012 Long Course Weekend

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The Long Course Weekend

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