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Aberdeen King's Aquathlon 2023 *CANCELLED*

30 Sep 2023

This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description



King's Aquathlon 2023

Date: 30th September 2023

Aberdeen University Triathlon Club welcome you to the King's Aquathlon 2023. A swim in Aberdeen Sports Village followed by a run along the scenic Aberdeen's beachfront. 


The King's Aquathlon offers you the choice of two races to take part in (as stated below).

  Swim Run
Open 800m 10.8km
Novice 400m  5.4km

Please ensure that you pick the appropriate category when entering.

When entering we will also ask for your 400m swim time. It is vital that your swim time is as accurate as possible.



Adults: £25

Students and 15-18 years old: £22

This does not include the administration fee paid towards EntryCentral.

PLEASE NOTE: This race is for 15 years old and over only. 


Race Details

  • The King's Aquathlon swim will be held in the 50m pool of the Aberdeen Sports Village using a snake style formation, followed by the run along the beachfront. The run will finish with a lap of the track of Aberdeens Sports Village. 
  • This event will be chip-timed by Thistle Timings.
  • Registration will be held in the Aquatics Studio of Aberdeens Sports Village.
  • Race briefing will be TBC.
  • Prizes TBC.
  • New to 2023! We will be offering winning prizes for first time aquathlon participants!
  • Please note that the event permit is currently in the proccess of being finalised.

Timings are to be confirmed. 

We ask all participants to arrive onto poolside 15 minutes before your race start time. 



Bananas and Tunnocks will be available after the race. Please note that due to King's Aquathlon 2024 being plastic-free, there will be no bottled water distributed at the finish line. Participants thus are encouraged to bring their own reusable bottles of water as a refreshment after the race. Water fountains are also available in the Aberdeen Sports Village. 


Equipment Storage

You will be able to store your equipment in the registration room. Alternatively, the lockers at the swimming pool changing room will accommodate your belongings while you race. Please bring a £1 coin in order to operate the lockers, or alternatively, you can store your equipment in your car, if you are using one. Free car parking is available on ASV premises.


Refund Policy

At the organiser's discretion, 100% refunds (excluding the EntryCentral administration fee and minus any credit card processing fees) will be issued to any competitor who withdraws from the event more than 5 days before the event. No refunds will be issued for withdrawals after the event closing date.

100% refunds (excluding the EntryCentral administration fee and minus any credit card processing fees) will be given to all participants if the event organiser decides to cancel the event at their own discretion.

By entering the event you agree to the refund conditions above.



Your personal data will be securely stored on the club's password-protected Entry Central and Google Drive accounts with only the committee members of Aberdeen University Triathlon Club being able to access them. Your data will be used for communication and event organising purposes and will be deleted from every platform by the end of the current university academic year (June 2025) at the latest.

By entering the event you agree to the GDPR conditions above.

We will send an email with more information closer to the date to all participants. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please get in touch via our email address above. We would really appreciate it if you could also click "going" on our Facebook event and follow us on our Facebook and Instagram.

King's Aquathlon 2023 ADULT ENTRY
King's Aquathlon 2023 STUDENT AND UNDER 18 ENTRY


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

King's Aquathlon 2023 ADULT ENTRY
19 Sep 2023 12:00£25.00
King's Aquathlon 2023 STUDENT AND UNDER 18 ENTRY
19 Sep 2023 12:00£22.00

Dates and Status

Date: 30 Sep 2023

Closing Date: 19 Sep 2023 12:00

Places Available/Total: ??/120

Status: Closed



Emma Pim



Aberdeen University Aquatics Centre Aberdeen Sports Village Linksfield Road Aberdeen AB24 5RU