Sunday 28th June should have been a glorious day at Brockwell Lido for the club's Aquathlon. Many of us will be volunteering to ensure another fantastic event and a few lucky members racing alongside other athletes. Unfortunately, as we're all too aware this is not possible due to the current circumstance.

However, we are all able to take part in the Windrush Virtual Aquathlon.

What is this? I hear you ask...

Alongside the ViS competition, you can log your Aquathlon efforts between Sunday 28th June and Sunday 12th July. This competition closes on the 12th. Your 5k and 10k runs will also count on the ViS Running comp as normal. 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IMxbQsCXJ4xp2dnmKp7kneNwvF4...;

Points are awarded based on sprint and Olympic distances completed within a 6-hour period. 

Sprint - Swim 750m, Run 5km = 10pts

Olympic - Swim 1,500m, Run 10km = 20pts

When combined with a transition of less than 10minutes (brick activity) then bonus 5pts awarded for either distance.

It is possible to run straight out of the swim at a number of OWS centres. 

The winner will not only be crowned in glory but will also be immortalised at next year's live Aquathlon event (when it happens!) full details to be announced. 

As always, follow the current government regulations of your country in regards to Covid with social distancing rules and only if you're well enough to partake. If/when swimming indoors rules change and we can use pools again then this will be permitted, no limited to OWS.

Any questions just ask.

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Comment by Adam Reed on July 2, 2020 at 15:27

Windrush Virtual Aquathlon 2020

Monday 13th July – Sunday 2nd August

The Windrush Virtual Aquathlon is open to all club members and non-members alike. Take part at any time during the 3 weeks, submit your times honestly via the Survey Monkey link before the deadline of 21:00 on the 2nd August.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TYCDLJ6

There are two distances you can take part in: Sprint OR Olympic. You can submit your times for one or the other only. By doing so you can opt into the draw to win one of 2 FREE entries into the next live Windrush Aquathlon event (one Male and one Female regardless of distance entered). Fastest male and female finishers of each distance will also win a Windrush sports bottle.

Sprint distance – Swim 750m; Run 5km

Olympic distance – Swim 1,500m; Run 10km.

Use your device to record the activities, upload them to Strava (or provide evidence) and use #WindrushVirtualAquathlon

Email in photos of you partaking to aquathlon@windrushtri.co.uk

Results will be published on the Windrush Triathlon Club facebook page.

 

Rules & Disclaimer:

  • Entry is one per person for one distance only. Results will be verified and published after.
  • Activities must be done in order of Swim then Run, within a 6-hour maximum time period on a single day. *extra Kudos and recognition if you transition in under 10mins.*
  • If it is not on Strava it didn’t happen! Or email aquathlon@windrushtri.co.uk with evidence!
  • BTF and local government rules and regulations apply. Only partake if you are well and it is safe to do so. Participants MUST ensure they compete in a way that adheres to the letter and spirit of government rules and guidance on social distancing. Consider the time and route you choose in order to minimise the impact on others.
  • Honestly submit your times via the survey monkey link between the dates 13 July and 2nd August @ 21:00. Entries or activities done and submitted before these dates will not count. The results will be published shortly after.
  • By taking part you do so knowing that you are fit, well and injury free. You must not be showing symptoms of Covid-19. You must stay at home if you have Covid-19 or suspect that you may.

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