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The A to Z of Long Course Weekend

Here we have put together a little A-Z of the weekend for you. A – Atmosphere The atmosphere during the whole weekend is electric.  Wherever you are on the course, the buzz you will get will make you want to go faster.   B – Bananas During the weekend, we supply over 12,000 halves of […]

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My 100th Marathon – Paul Butcher

Paul Butcher Just Competed in our Long Course Weekend Marathon 2019 which was his 100th marathon!  Paul completed his first marathon as part of the UK’s earliest Ironman Triathlon held in Sherborne, Dorset in 2005. Paul was inspired to compete after watching the TV documentary about Jane Tomlinson and how despite being terminally, she completed […]

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15 Motivational Quotes

We have 15 inspiration quotes to keep you going during your training and racing for 2019: 1. Medals are not just earned on race day.  They are earned on early mornings, humid afternoons and holidays when you’d rather sleep in! Earn Yours! – Distant Runners 2. The only easy day was yesterday! – U.S Navy […]

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Food Donation For Local Charity

Local charity PATCH received a welcome visit in the week following Long Course Weekend, with a substantial food donation from the LCW operations team. All fresh and packed food from the feed stations at the event was sent down to the PATCH volunteers in Milford Haven. The team were extremely grateful for the donation of […]

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Substantial Donation to Local School By Event Organisers

Organisers of the Long Course Weekend recently visited Greenhill School in Tenby to thank them for use of the school grounds for car parking over the weekend of LCW X at the start of July. With over 10,000 athletes and 30,000 spectators the area was well received by athletes, spectators and the local community to […]

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Age is just a number….

Long Course Weekend prides itself on being an inclusive event available to everyone, where age is never a barrier.  We talked to one of our inspirational athletes, Linda Spillman, who at 70 years of age, will help celebrate our 10th Anniversary by competing at this year’s event.   In your registration, you said you watched […]

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JCP Solicitors New Sponsors of the LCKinder.

Following the recent rebranding of the ever-popular Taff Kids race to LCKinder, the team at LCW Global are super excited to announce that specialist law firm JCP Solicitors have agreed the title partnership of the event on a 3-year deal. JCP Solicitors is a regional law firm with offices in Pembrokeshire and throughout South Wales. […]

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Incredible Line-Up Announced For LCW Wales Triathlon Show 2019

The team at LCW Global have been working tirelessly over the past 8 months to secure the best, market-leading companies the industry has to offer to attend the 2019 LCW Wales Triathlon Show, and this years line up doesn’t disappoint. A memorable experience for both supporters and athletes alike, the show is sited at the […]

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Places to stay in Pembrokeshire…that aren’t Tenby!

Places to stay in Pembrokeshire…that aren’t Tenby! Heading over for LCW, or another event this year? Perhaps you visited the area last year for LCW and fancy exploring somewhere other than Tenby? Then we’ve got the answer right here.. Now, don’t get us wrong, we LOVE Tenby! Tenby is beautiful, bustling with things to do, […]

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27 Family Members all participating in Long Course Weekend 2019

Here at Long Course Weekend we pride ourselves on being a family event with inclusivity being at our core.  Nothing illustrates this better than the fantastic story of the Goldsmith family.  This year 27 family members, yes that’s 27 will be attending our Long Course Weekend, many of whom are taking part in one of […]

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