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2020 Bridge Midweek Aquathlon

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New Race dates for 2021

Race 1 – 18th May results

Race 2 8th June

Race 3 – 20th July

Race 4 10th August  


Race Update 16/05/2021

We are all good to go on Tuesday. Due to the grass still being very muddy the race will be starting from the Container. To get there you walk down the path to the left of the running man statue.

Its going to be cold in the lake 14/15 degrees. You can wear gloves and boots if you wish. Don’t forget you must keep 2m apart at all times.

You must also bring along a copy of the form below.


Parking will be in the Primer Inn again. I will pop in there Monday just to double check. Don’t forget you must go into the Hotel to register your car. I will update this Monday evening. 

Race information.

Sorry we have been now told that we cannot allow spectators to attend any BTF permitted event. This is now part of the government event rules.   

If you feel unwell please don’t turn up. We can move you to the next race.

Can you please print off this form and bring it along Tuesday evening FORM TO PRINT

I will also bring some along in case you forget.

The race limited is 40 due to water safety.

Registration will open at 6.00pm and we will start at 7.00pm. Please note we don’t have toilets on site. 

Parking will still be in the Premier Inn car park. You must go into the Premier Inn and put your car registration into the screen at reception. If you don’t do this, you will be given a parking fine.

If you ask in the beacon Inn Pub you may be able to use, there toilets.

There will be a registration as you turn up.

There will be a short race brief before you enter the water to go over water safety.

There will be 2 kit lines be laid out in rows No 1 to 40.

Each number will be 2 meters apart. Go to your number so set up. 

There will be a changing tent.

We are not aloud to give out water on the run but there will be bottles of water at the finish due to Covid19

You will be aloud into the every 10 seconds keeping apart.

We are not able to help you in and out of the water.

We are trying not to take entries on the night to keep it safer. So if you can please enter on line

This year they will be running a GOTri event as will.

To take part in the Aquathlon you must have swam open water before and you must wear a swimming wet suit. You will be asked to sign a race waver form before the race to confirm this.


Race 1 – 18th August 2020 Results

Race 2 1st September 2020 Results

Race 1- 14th May 2019 Results

Race 2 – 11th June 2019 Results

Race 3 – 9th July 2019 Results

Race 1 Tuesday 15th May 2018 Results

Race 2 Tuesday 12th June 2018 Results

Race 3 Tuesday 24th July 2018 Results

Race 4 Tuesday 14th August 2018 Results

Results are now below for 2017

Race 1 – 23rd May Results click here

Race 2 – 13th June Results click here

Race 3 – 25th July  Results click here

Race 4 – 8th August Results click here

Yes you can enter on the night for all races. Please try and get there in good time to get changed.

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.

Registration opens at 6.30pm and the race will start at 7.30pm.

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 2018 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 

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 650m swim takes place in the south lake followed by a three lap 5.8km 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

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.

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