Breaking News – This event now hosts the Scottish Aquathlon Championships for 2022 !!! and is now open for entries at:
Welcome to the support page for the Shewalton Aquathon. This is a fairly new race but uses the proven facilities of the Irvine Triathlon and the experienced organisers and marshals of Ayrodynamic Triathlon Club.
This race will take place on the 29th May 2022.
Ayrshire’s newest open water sprint distance Aquathlon and hosts of this years Scottish National Championship Aquathon 2022 is brought to you by the host of the 2021 Scottish National Aquathon. Ayrodynamics’ second year of this event is sure to be a memorable one so early entry is recommended.
Come along and enjoy the swim and run in the stunning location within the Shewalton Woodland Trust environment.
Chip timing in a safe swim and run environment with safety cover provided by canoe, kayak and paddleboards.
750m Open Water Swim: https://www.mapometer.com/swimming/route_4401840.html
5km Run: http://www.mapometer.com/running/route_4669173.html
1 counterwise lap, 750m swim around Shewalton pond :- 5km out/back run on paved and forest paths through the Shewalton Woods.
It is proposed to have waves of 50 with wave 1 at 10.00 and subsequent waves with 20 minute gaps.
Swim waves will be in male/female age groups determined by entry size. This will allow for each wave to space out and provide social distancing and ensure a smooth and safe swim start for all leading into T1.
Age Category – Adult (20+) and Junior (17 – 19)
Registration times are as follows:
Wave 1 All female age groups: 8.30am closes: 9.30am – Start time 10.00
Wave 2 All male age groups 8.45am closes at 9.30am – Start time approximately 10.30
All facilities and plans are subject to Covid restrictions and British Triathlon guidance.
Facilities: Changing tent, bag drop and mobile toilets available.
Face coverings must be worn during registration and continue to comply with social distancing rules unless this is revised. Please note we do not offer shower facilities.
Refreshments will be available. The Ayrodynamic buffet hopes to make a return.
Spectators may be limited however please follow current guidelines.
Prize giving: We hope to have awards on the day but this will be revised closer to the date. If not possible prizes will be posted.
Please note to be eligible for a Scottish Championship medal you have to be a Core or Ultimate member of Triathlon Scotland. Please bring your Triathlon Scotland membership with you to registration (if applicable). You can still compete in the event if you are not a member.
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Triathlon Scotland is the National Governing Body for triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon, recognised by the British Triathlon Federation.
We help to provide opportunities for racing through our event permitting procedure and support our best event organisers to host our series of Scottish Championship events.
You can become a member of Triathlon Scotland at any time by visiting www.triathlonscotland.org/membership.You can choose from our Essential, Core and Ultimate membership packages. You will receive a race licence with our Core and Ultimate membership packages and access to discounted race entries in most events across Great Britain. All membership packages offer insurance cover (cover varies) and access to fantastic product discounts and exclusive offers.
As a Core or Ultimate member, you are also eligible to take part in the You Can Sport Ranking Series, and also earn a Scottish National Championship title.
If you are not a member of Triathlon Scotland, by entering this Scottish National Championship event, you will be contacted via email by TriathlonScotland for Championships eligibility and monitoring purposes. We would like to also let you know about future opportunities within triathlon, and encourage you to opt into this service.
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