Entries are now open for the 2020 Bangor 10k & Half Marathon - (Half Marathon part of the 3 Castles Medal Series 2020)
This race starts and finishes in the city centre and goes out to the coastline, in to the magnificent Penrhyn Castle Estate then back to and along the Garth Pier over the Menai Straits, taking in views of Anglesey, Snowdonia and the surrounding North Wales coastline, then back to the finish in the city centre.
The 10K has sold out for the 3rd consecutive year with just a few places remaining in the Half Marathon, which is part of the ‘3 Castles Series’ which also includes the Snowdonia Half Marathon and the newly named, St David’s Hospice Conwy Half Marathon.
This year Bangor City Council are hosting the Awyr Las/Team Irfon fund raising event on Bangor Pier. The event will be organised around around 30+ swimmers, swimming from Beaumaris Pier to Bangor Pier on the 7th September. The swim will begin at 16.00 hours from Beaumaris with the swimmers being accompanied by kayaks and ribs.The target for this years event is to raise in excess of £3000.To date over £1000 has been pledged to the swimmers. All of the money collected will go towards the new facilities at the Alaw Cancer Care Unit
Sad/Sat Awst 31 Aug 5pm to 7pm - Croeso I Bawb / Everyone was welcome to come and help clean up Bangor's coasts this summer! Removing harmful plastics, bits of lost fishing gear and polluting domestic rubbish from our coasts will help to ensure that seals and seabirds do not get entangled, fish and other marine animals do not swallow pieces of plastic and that we have beautiful clean coastal waters. The start was at the pier and then along towards the straits. Kid friendly, dog friendly! All equipment provided. Trac 5 provided tea and coffee to all participants of this event. Everyone coming early could have a pannad and a chat before the start