The Challenges

December 26th 2013: Boxing Day Glynneath 5 mile run (

March 1st 2014: Channel Swim. We will be swimming the distance of the English Channel as a relay in a local swimming pool. The total distance is 21 miles, or 10 miles (or 640 lengths)


March 2014: Pen-y-Fan Challenge. We are aiming to walk up to, and back down from, the summit of Pen-Y-Fan in the Brecon Beacons, and the tallest mountain in South Wales, in less than an hour. The route is approximately 2 miles up to the summit, 3,000 feet above sea level, and then 2 miles back down.

March 29th/30th 2014: Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge (Summit Snowdon, Cader Idris and Pen-y-Fan in under 24 hours)

May 31st 2014: Beast a Bryn Challenge (A challenging 6.8 mile run in the Afan Valley,

June 7th 2014: Fan Dance (a 15 mile walking challenge, the SAS use this for selection!

June 15th: 1.9 km Open Water Swim (Our first ever open water swim,

June 22nd 2014: BHF South Wales Bike Ride (46 mile bike round in and around Swansea

August 3rd 2014: London Triathlon (Olympic distance entered – 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run,

August 16th 2014: Race the Train (10km Quarry Challenge,

September 28th 2014: Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest Challenge, Cardiff (approx. 10km run with obstacles,

October 5th 2014: Cardiff Half Marathon (

November 29th/30th 2014: 24 hour cyclothon (Alternating on a static bike for 24 hours – location to be announced!)

And we still need one more – comment with your suggestions!


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