Marlow Classic Olympic Distance Aqua Bike

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Olympic Distance Aqua Bike Event

The swim is a 1500m one lap course in the River Thames and is designed to make even the weakest swimmer get a fast swim split. The 37k bike course is undulating in parts, but otherwise it is flat and fast. This event takes place from Higginson Park, Marlow.

DISTANCE & PRICING:
Olympic Aqua Bike – 1.5km Swim/ 37km Bike (£45)*

*there is an additional processing fee with all online bookings.

Late entries
Entries taken within 2 weeks of the event & on the day of the event will include an additional £10 to the entry fee.

START TIMES

SATURDAY
14:00 – 18:00: Athletes Registration (SATURDAY ONLY)

SUNDAY – RACE DAY
05:00 – 06:45: Transition & Bike Racking Open (SUNDAY ONLY)
07:15: All Athlete’s Event Briefing
07:45: Olympic Distance Athletes Start

Details

The Swim course is in the River Thames. It is designed to make even the weakest swimmer get a fast swim split.

The Bike course for the Olympic Distance is 37km and is undulating, but otherwise it is flat and fast. The Sprint Distance bike course is 24.5km – It is out and back and only has two hill, but again is otherwise fast and flat.

All participants must have at least 2 water bottles before the start of the bike.

PRIZES

There will prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall male and female.

Bespoke Medals for ALL finishers.

RULES & REGULATIONS

All of F3 Events Triathlon Events are organised and delivered using the British Triathlon Federation Rules. All Participants are to abide and must take part under these Rules and Regulations.

All the triathlon events are operated under the guidelines of the British Triathlon Federation, which is the governing body for triathlon the UK.

99% of the time, wetsuits have to be worn for this event due to the temperature of the water, generally in the UK and Thames Valley most of the water is between 14 degree Celsius & 22 degrees Celsius. The temperature of the water is always taken at least one hour before an event to determine if wetsuits must be worn.

For the latest British Triathlon Federation Rules and Regulations, please CLICK HERE

PARKING

Parking will available on the football pitch behind the cricket ground/sports centre for a fee of £5 per car.

Official Car Park Address: Higginson Park, Lower Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE

NOTE: CASH ONLY – Please bring the correct £5 change to avoid any queues and delays.

Alternative parking is available in the public car park, next to Higginson Park Leisure Centre.

CAMPING:

Camping is available at this event:

Friday or Saturday Night Only – £40 for Tent Pitch or £50 for Caravan/Campervan
Two Night Stay – £75 per tent pitch, £95 for caravan/Campervan

Any accommodation not booked in advance of the event will incur a £20 surcharge on the day, if there is availability.

There is no external power available.
There are showers available when the leisure centre facility is open.
Toilets available 24/7

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2 Comments

  1. Carl Baxter 26/05/2019 at 4:17 pm - Reply

    Try as I may, I’m unable to find my time/position.
    Carl Baxter no.506 Olympic distance aqua bike.

  2. Race Connections 26/05/2019 at 5:14 pm - Reply

    Hi Carl, it is most likely not been published yet, we will follow up on this and let you know when it is published.

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