Dates for 2017 Aquathlons
News update 25/07/17
Our next race is the 25th July.
Online entries will close monday evening at 11pm. You can enter on the night. Park in the Premier Inn car park on the right hand side away from the Hotel.
Registration opens at 6.30pm and we start at 7.30pm. Please note we don’t have toilets on site.
Results are now below.
Race 1 – 23rd May Results click here
Race 2 – 13th June Results click here
Race 3 – 25th July
Race 4 – 8th August
Yes you can enter on the night for all races. Please try and get there in good time to get changed.
We are going to try and run a league this year. The best 3 times to count so you dont need to do all 4. In the event of a tie it will go down to the fastest time.
All race will start at 7.30pm from the same place as last year. Follow the arrows to the race start. Park in the Premier Inn Car park as you come onto the site from the M25. Please park over the back on the right hand side away from the Hotel.
Just follow the run arrows that will take you to the start. Its about 300m from the Hotel
Registration is now open for all our Midweek Aquathlons
This year’s race dates.
Registration opens at 6.30pm and the race will start at 7.30pm.
Can all club members please park in the normal car park.
All the 2016 Midweek Aquathlons will all take place on a Tuesday evening dates below.
An Aquathlon consists of a continuous two stage race, involving swimming followed by running.
Sorry but you will need to have done open water swimming before you can take part in this race. You will also need to wear a bright swimming cap.
If you feel unwell before the event please don’t race.
Due to safety issues all 2016 races will be wet suit swims only. You can only use an official swimming wet suit not a Surfing or Diving wet suit If the water goes over 23 degrees we will cancel the event. In 2015 the water did not go over 23 degrees.
The race is also limited to 60 swimmers. We will have 1 boat for every 20 swimmers.
If you get into difficulty during the swim roll on to your back and raise one arm.Someone will come to your aid.
The one lap open water 750m swim takes place in the south lake followed by a three lap 6km run around the lakes. We have kept it to this distance so you can fit it into your midweek training schedule.
Please take care when you exit the lake as the ground will be wet and slippery.
Car parking is in the Beacon Pub is free and a short stroll to registration and the start. If you get chance pop into the pub and have a drink before you go home
If you have any questions about The Bridge Aquathlon, please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE: Swimming is forbidden in the lakes on The Bridge at any time other than for events or during authorised Open Water Swim training sessions. Any person found swimming in the lakes on The Bridge is committing an act of Trespass, will be asked to leave and will be barred from site and disqualified from all future events at The Bridge.