As Keen As Mustard Manvers Lake Swimrun Event
15 Sep 2019
As Keen As Mustard Manvers Lake Swimrun
Sunday 15th Sept 2019
For full details please go to: www.akamustard.events
Intro 5k Solo Swimrun
Mild Mustard 10k Solo Swimrun
Middling Mustard 21k Solo and Team Swimrun
Our Mustard Swimrun races consist of trail running and swimming in and around the beautiful Manvers Lake and surrounding area.
The courses will be well marked and marshalled and the finalised route maps are available at www.akamustard.events
- Location: Manvers Lake, Station Rd, Wath-Upon-Dearme, Rotherham S63 7DG Map
- Start time: 0800hrs 21k Middling solo and team race, 0830hrs Intro and Mild Mustard 5k Solo and 10k Solo races (subject to change).
Solo Entry To race as a solo participant you must be 18 years old or over and be able to swim and run the race distances
Team Entry To participate you have to race in a team consisting of two people, be 18 years old or over and be able to swim and run the race distances
The Course The finalised race routes will be published at www.akamustard.events . The courses are divided into swim sections and run sections. All courses will be marked and signed and no navigational skill are required.
Participants must follow the marked course failure to do so will result in disqualification
There will be one water / energy drink checkpoints on the Intro 5k course, two on the Mild 10k course, three on the Middling 21k course
Marshals will carry some essential basic medical supplies.
There will be medical staff, emergency ambulance and equipment at Race HQ.
Equipment All solos and teams need to carry all their equipment from start to finish, if a participant fails to bring all their equipment to the finish line they will be disqualified.
Mandatory equipment for Middling 21k TEAM and SOLO. Each participant must have
- First aid pressure bandage, packed waterproof
- Wetsuit if water temperature is below 14 degrees Celsius
- Soft cup or water bladder
Mandatory Equipment for Intro 5k and Mild 10k SOLO. Each participant must have
- Wetsuit if water temperature is below 14 degrees celsius
- Soft cup or water bladder
Mandatory equipment that the organisation will supply
- Race bibs must be worn visible all the time during the race
- Timing chip
- Swimcaps must be worn visible during all the swims
Equipment check Before the race there will be a mandatory gear check.
Equipment that is NOT allowed Floatation devices that are bigger than 100 cm x 60 cm.
Cut offs Throughout the courses there will be cut offs where competitors will need to pass by a certain time to be able to continue racing. Information about the cut off times will be given in the Competitors Race Manual which will be published on the website and in the final email after entries have closed. Cut offs are generous and based on a 15 minute mile run pace and 2min 30 sec 100m swim plus added time for water entry and exit and undulating run sections.
Racing Participants are taking part at their own risk and can not hold the organisation responsible for any accident or incedent during the race. The solos and teams are obliged, to their best of their ability to help another participants that are in difficulty or have been injured. A team or solo that decides to abandoned the race must report to the nearest marshal and return to race HQ as soon as possible to hand in bibs and timing chips. We have a zero tolerance to littering, any rubbish must be deposited with a marshal or at a designated refuse point. Anyone littering will be disqualified.
The marshals or race organisers can refuse to let a team or solo participant continue if they judge them to be too fatigued or in a physical/emotional condition that would endanger themselves or others.
TEAM racing only The two members of each team have to stay together at all times and can not be more than 100 metres apart on land and not more than 10 metres during swimming.
Pictures and film free rights The participants gives the race organisation the right to use pictures and film material taken during the race to be used free of rights in marketing, press material, internet, television and movie.
Accepting the rules By entering the race each team member/solo participant accepts the rules and also accepts that the organisers can make “common sense” changes to the race rules prior to the event.
Dates and Status
Date: 15 Sep 2019
Closing Date: 09 Sep 2019
Places Available/Total: ??/600