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Scottish National Championship Aquathlon Ayrodynamic Irvine/Shewalton

01 Aug 2021

Organiser's Description

Ayrshire's newest open water sprint distance Aquathlon and hosts of this years Scottish National Championship Aquathon 2021 is brought to you by the creators of Triathlon Scotland's 'Most Enjoyable Event of the year 2016'. Ayrodynamics' new 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 enviroment with safety cover provided by canoe and 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 - NB With the current warm weather and the present water temperature wetsuits will be optional ;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 0900 and subsequent waves within 10 minute gaps.

Swim waves will be in 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.

Registration times are as follows:

Wave 1: 7.30am closes: 8.30am 

Wave 2: 7.45am closes at 8.45am

Wave 3: 8.00am closes at 9.00am

Wave 4: 8.15am closes at 9.15am

NB These times are estimated and may be revised based on entry numbers.
Start time:  Wave 1 @ 9.00am, Wave 2 @ 9.10am, Wave 3 @9.20am, Wave 4 @ 9.30am

Facilities: Changing tent, bag drop and mobile toilets available.  Unless Covid restrictions ease face coverings must be worn during registration and continue to comply with the 2 metre rule again unless this is revised. Please note we do not offer shower facilities. 

There will be no post race buffet this year but 'Espresso Kart' will be on site for refreshments.

Spectators may be limited however please follow current guidelines. 

Prize giving: This currently is not permitted however if restrictions change we will advise. If not possible prizes will be posted.

Please note to be eligible for a Scottish Championship medal you have to be a member of Triathlon Scotland.  You can still compete in the event if you are not a member.  Please bring your Triathlon Scotland membership with you to registration (if applicable).

Please note: you must be a Core or Ultimate member of Triathlon Scotland to be eligible to place in the Scottish Championships. To take out a membership please click here or to upgrade please contact admin@triathlonscotland.org
 
About TriathlonScotland

 

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 permittingprocedure and support our best event organisers to host our series of Scottish Championshipevents.

 

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 Coreand Ultimate membership packages and access to discounted race entries in mostevents 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 Championshiptitle.

 

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 aboutfuture opportunities within triathlon, and encourage you to opt into thisservice. 

 

Triathlon Scotland GDPR Statement

 

You agreethat we may publish your personal information as part of the results of theevent, and will pass such information to any governing body or any affiliatedorganisation for the purpose of insurance, licences, or the publishing ofresults, either for the event alone, or combined with, or compared to otherevents.  Results may include, but are not limited to first name, surname,date of birth, age category, result, penalties and any club / home country /regional affiliation.

 

 

You also agree that in the event of a disciplinary or welfare incident that you areeither involved in or witness, we may pass on your personal information to British Triathlon and/or the relevant Home Nation association or any relevantAuthorities for the purpose of supporting any investigatory activity into that incident.

 
Please also note that by participation you agree to your name and email address being passed to Triathlon Scotland for marketing purposes.
 

 

Our races are run under British Triathlon rules, which can be found here: https://www.triathlonscotland.org/events/rule-book/

The following links are a guide to nearby accomodation in the area:-

https://www.gaileshotel.com

https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/scotland/strathclyde/kilmarnock/kilmarnock.html?cid=GLBC_KILMOO

https://www.travelodge.co.uk/hotels/212/Kilmarnock-hotel

Note that a minimum age category of Youths A (15-16) applies to this race. Parent/guardian consent will be required for this age category therefore Youth A competitors will require a parent/guardian to complete a medical consent form at registration on the day of the event otherwise they will be unable to compete. Any problems or further info required please contact the race director.

 

Ayrodynamic Triathlon Club reserves the right to curtail/amend or otherwise alter the race routing as local conditions prevail. In the rare case that water conditions require cancellation of the swim section, the event will take place as a run only event.

 

Refunds will be available up to 2 weeks prior to race assuming a waiting list. Thereafter, no refund.

Prices

UntilDiscounted*Standard
28 Jul 2021£26.00£31.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS WT TE

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

Dates and Status

Date: 01/08/2021

Status: Open

Total Places: 250

Places Available: ??

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Organiser

David Auchie

07368244562

     

Dunlop Drive, Meadow head Industrial Estate, Irvine, KA11 5AU