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UK Ultimate Swim 2022

UK Ultimate Swim 2022

Whitchurch, Shropshire

Alderford Lake, Tilstock Rd, Whitchurch SY13 3JQ, UK

Fri 15th July 2022

Starting at 15:00

3 races

£30.00 - £60.00

COVID-19 INFORMATION

All UK Triathlon 2020 events

Your Health before the Event

If you have any Covid-19 symptoms do not come to the event. If you develop symptoms within 14 days after the event and are tested positive, please contact UK Triathlon immediately.

Social Distancing

It is each and every person's responsibility to social distance at 2 metres where possible before, during and after the event. Please make sure your spectators are aware of and abide by the 2 metre distance rule.

Hand Sanitising

There will be 10 hand sanitiser stations around the venue, please hand sanitise before registration, entering transition, finish line and whenever you have the opportunity to do so before and after the event. Please sanitise before and after toilet use.

Registration

Please allow more time than normal to register. You must register yourself. You cannot have anyone register for you. Only one competitor will be allowed to register at a time (except relay teams who must register together). Please queue at a 2 metre separation. Hand sanitise before entering. Every competitor will be temperature checked with a digital thermometer before registering.

Transition

Each competitor has their own numbered racking position. Rack only there and with your race number facing you.

Race Brief

There will be a short race brief shortly before each event starts from the finish line stage which will be announced over the PA system on the day.

Start Format - Lake Swim

Competitors will each have their own individual start time and be started at the edge of the lake at 10 second intervals. You can only do your warm up on dry land. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Start Format - Pool Swim

Competitors will each have their own individual start time at 30 second intervals. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Bike Course

Normal drafting rules apply.

Run Course

Overtake or pass other competitors at a minimum distance of 2 metres where possible.

Feed Stations Run & Finish line

Drinks will be dispensed for you at feed stations, High5 Energy Source & Water will be identified clearly with signs. Move away as quickly as possible allowing for other competitors. Bin your litter.

Spectators

Please do not bring unnecessary spectators if possible. Your Covid Officer is Vic Bickerton If you wish to report anything regarding Covid safety, please report it to Vic located at the finish line.

C-19 PLAN
UK Triathlon has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

With the UK ULTIMATE WEEKEND you can take part in one, two, or all three disciplines, so as always, there is something for everyone and the opportunity to take home one, two, or three of our jigsaw medals!

Just want to take on the swim, then you're on the right page.

FRIDAY afternoon is the starting event with the UK ULTIMATE SWIM. Choose from either a 2.4 mile, 1.2 mile, or 0.6 mile swim challenge in the fabulous spring-fed, freshwater lake.

This is a weekend-long swim, cycle, and run challenge for all abilities from novice to first timer, as well as being a race for the more serious athlete and age group triathlete with prizes and trophies on offer for completing all three disciplines.

Every competitor will receive an individual medal for each of the swim, cycle, run disciplines and those taking on the full ULTIMATE WEEKEND CHALLENGE will receive a commemorative T-shirt.

There will be on-site camping (limited spaces), free parking, cafe, catering, lake swimming, paddle boarding, kids play area, climbing wall, and waterpark making it a great weekend for all the family and one not to be missed!

Races

  • Ultimate Swim 24th September

    £60.00

    2.4 Miles

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Ultimate 1/2 Swim 24th September

    £45.00

    1.2 Miles

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Ultimate 1/4 Swim 24th September

    £30.00

    0.6 Miles

    Booking for more than 1?

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  • Ultimate Swim 24th September

    £60.00

    2.4 Miles

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Ultimate 1/2 Swim 24th September

    £45.00

    1.2 Miles

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Ultimate 1/4 Swim 24th September

    £30.00

    0.6 Miles

    Booking for more than 1?

Location

Alderford Lake, Whitchurch, SY13 3JQ

Course Details

Lake: (Freshwater lake with no currents and no weed

UK Ultimate Swim x 4 laps = 2.4 miles

UK Ultimate ½ x 2 laps = 1.2 miles

UK Ultimate ¼ x 1 lap = 0.6 miles

Wetsuits & swim caps are compulsory for all the Ultimate distances.

There will be a minimum of 8 Safety crafts on the water at all times. Water depth between 2 to 3 metres (6 to 10 feet).

At the completion of each swim lap, leave the water; run approximately 30m and get back into the water to start your next lap.

There will be a drinks station serving water and High 5 as you exit after each lap.

FAQs

  • Minimum Ages

    Quarter - swim 16 yrs Half - swim 16 yrs Full - swim 18 yrs

  • Start Times

    Friday Full from 3pm Half from 4.30pm Quarter from 6pm

  • Cut off time

    7pm

Race Day Information

Full and up to date 2022 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event.

WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.

Please take some time to read all the event information, it will make it far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask questions over the weekend.

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Location

Whitchurch, Shropshire

15 Jul 2022

£30.00 - £60.00

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