As Keen As Mustard Box End Bedford Swimrun

Boxend Park, Kempston, Bedfordshire
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The first in the Fenland Runner 5k Intro Swimrun series and the HEAD UK Grass Roots Swimrun series brings us to the beautiful Box End Park.

This lovely course weaves its way around and through hilly wooded areas in the Park, on grass tracks and in and out of the lake, with easy entry and exit points for the 5k and 10k courses. The 21k course has more demanding river swims with challenging entry and exit points before it joins the 5k/10k course for the lake swims.

The 5k/10k is an excellent newcomers' swimrun course, consisting of a 5k lap which the 5k competitors complete once and the 10k twice. The 21k is two laps of a 10.5k course, the first 5k leaves the Park and has river swim sections with some upstream swimming, and testing entry and exit points. The run sections are flat and on compact trail, woodland tracks and grassland trails with naturally occurring obstacles.

Start Time

07:00am

Races

  • 5k Intro Solo Swimrun
    £28 BOOK
  • 10km Solo SwimRun
    £50 BOOK
  • 21km Solo SwimRun
    £98 BOOK
  • 21km Team SwimRun
    £195 BOOK

Box End Water Park, Box End Rd, Kempston, Bedford MK43 8RQ

5k Intro Solo Swimrun, Start time 0830hrs tbc

Run 1 1900m Swim 1 360m

Run2 100m Swim 2 360

Run3 2500m Swim 3 280

Run 4 800m


10k Solo Swimrun (2x 5k laps), Start time 0800hrs tbc

Run 1 1900m Swim 1 360m

Run2 100m Swim 2 360

Run3 2500m Swim 3 280

Run 4 2100m Swim 4 360m

Run5 100m Swim 5 360m

Run 6 2500m Swim 6 280m

Run7 800m


21k Solo and Team Swimrun (2x 10.5k laps), Start time 0700hrs tbc

Run 1 950m Swim 1 60m river crossing

Run 2 1900m Swim 2 400m upstream

Run 3 1300m Swim 3 250m downstream

Run 4 1900m Swim 4 50m river crossing

Run 5 800m Swim 5 360m

Run 6 100m Swim 6 360m

Run 7 2500m Swim 7 280m

Run 8 1150m Swim 8 60m river crossing

Run 9 1900m Swim 9 400m upstream

Run 10 1300m Swim 10 250m downstream

Run 11 1900m Swim 11 50m river crossing

Run 12 800m Swim 12 360m

Run 13 100m Swim 13 360m

Run 14 2500m Swim 14 280m

Run 15 800m

Our Swimrun races consist of trail running and swimming in and around the beautiful lake at Box End Park, the river Great Ouse and off road tracks around the river and the Kempston area.

The courses will be clearly signed and marshalled for competitors to follow. The route maps will be available before the event.

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HEAD UK Grass Roots Swimrun Series

Our 10k Solo, 21k Solo and 21k Team races are part of the HEAD UK Grass Roots Swimrun Series. You win points for your placing and for taking part, these accumulate over the season.

There will be both a Male and Female Solo 10k, Solo 21k and a Mixed, Female and Male Team 21k champions. They will be announced at the end of the season.

Series rules HEAD UK Grass Roots Series

Entry into the 10k and 21k Solo series is made when more than one event has been completed as a solo. One race entry will not qualify the competitor for a series prize. Entry into the 21k Team series is made when more than one event has been completed with the same team members. One race entry will not qualify the team for a series prize. Prizes are awarded as follows 1st Male 10k solo. 1st Female 10k solo. 1st Male 21k solo. 1st Female 21k solo. 1st Male Team 21k. 1st Female Team 21k. 1st Mixed Team 21k

The Fenland Runner 5k Intro Race Series Championship

The 5k solo race is a qualifier for the Fenland Runner Race Series Championship. You win points for your placing and for taking part, these accumulate over the season.

There will be both a Male and Female Solo 5k champion. They will be announced at the end of the season.

Kindly sponsored by Fenland Runner.

Series rules Fenland Runner 5k Intro Series

Entry into the 5k series is made when more than one event has been completed as a solo. One race entry will not qualify the competitor for a series prize. Prizes are 1st Male 5k solo and 1st Female 5k solo.

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