Sandwell Open Water Aquathlon 2017 has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Info for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Sandwell Open Water Aquathlon 2017

21 May 17

Oldbury Swimming & Triathlon Club's


Sandwell Open Water Aquathlon 2017


 An Early Season Training Race

 intended as your practice event

Although a Race, its made to feel less formal and more training practice


Choice of 400m, 750m or 1500m Open Water Swim, followed by a 4KM Path Run




 IMPORTANT! Your race age is as you will be on 31 December 2017, not age on race day




Entry fee: £15 all distances

Early bird £10 up to 19th May

Entries will be accepted on the day if arrive early enough and have correct change.


Plus a registration admin fee of 5%


If not a BTF member you will be charged £3, for a TE day race licence.


Don't delay enter early for less.





OSTC operate a full refund (excluding Entry Central admin charge) to competitors who withdraw from competitions prior to one Calendar Month before race day.


Also; to competitors who inform the Event Organiser (email, text, phone call) prior to race day,

1. the option of deferring their entry to the following years Event,

2. the option of moving it to a different OSTC Event (entry cost differences may incure an additional charge)





Basic Information


Name: Sandwell Open Water Aquathlon 2017

Date: Sunday 21st May 2017

Place: Sandwell Valley

Parking:  by registration & T1, Swan Pool, Park Lane/Forge Lane, Sandwell Valley, B71 3SX (no access durring event).

Registration:  Field top of path by lake, Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley

Registration  Open:  8.15am to 9.15am

Transition area:  Field top of path by lake, Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley (8.15-9.30)

Tri suits, swim hat: get on 15 minutes before your start time (supplied hat compulsary!)

Briefing:  at Lake entry 10 minutes before your start

400m swimmers start 1st : at approx 9.30am Swan Pool

Finish Line:  same small field as registration, near lake entry/exit

Swim hats:  will be supplied and the wearing of is compulsory

Wetsuits: expected to be compulsary, depends upon water temperature. (see BTF rules)

Swim Course: anticlockwise 750m lap

Run Course: 4Km lap around lake up hill to top path and back round to lake.

Chip timing: no


Race details will be posted on


Please note all times stated are approx at this stage and depend on the amount of entries from each category.  If you would like to participate in a free training session with us “Oldbury STC” contact our Tri Rep at “


Mark Deakin


Dates and Status

Date: 21/05/2017

Status: Closed

Total Places: 100

Places Available: ??

19 May 2017£10.00£13.00
20 May 2017£15.00£18.00

*Discounted for members of any of TE WT TS

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Event Address
Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley, Park Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 3SX