This Saturday sees THE ROC take place along with the Abersoch Holiday Homes ROC Mini Trail.

THE ROC is a tough 115km endurance triathlon that starts at 8am on Abersoch beach with a 1.5km sea swim, then 50km on bike to the foot of Snowdon, run up The Watkin Path to Snowdon’s summit and back down again. A return 50km bike back to Abersoch, finishing with a 1km run along the beach to the finish. First triathlete expected back around 1pm.

THE ROC is sold out but at 11:30am on Saturday there is a 4.6km Trail Race that starts and finishes on Abersoch beach. There are still entries available at or you can enter at The Vaynol on Friday 5pm – 9pm or on the morning of the race. All finishes get some seriously smart medals and there are trophies and £50 each for first male & female and some category prizes for U11 and U14 1st boy and girl. To see the route for the Mini Trail click here

If you’re not entering then get down to the beach by the middle slip ramp and support those that are taking part, especially for the start and swim at 8am and then when they return to the finish from 1pm onwards. There’s a bar and music with Darren Proctor of Greatest Hits Radio and Chris Hawkins of BBC 6 Music hosting throughout the day. For further information go to