What is it?
The Tooting Aquathlon comprises an 450m (5 length) lido swim followed by a 5km (2 loops) run around Tooting Common.
Where is it?
Tooting Bec Lido, Tooting Bec Road, London. SW16 1RU
When is it?
Saturday 16th September 2017 at 7:30am (Registration from 6:45am)
How much does it cost to enter?
Individual entries £30, team relay entries £40
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Is the Aquathlon open to everyone?
The event is open to anyone over the age of 16.
Is the Aquathlon Chip Timed?
Yes, the event will be professionally chip timed allowing you to receive a print out of your splits as well as viewing the results online post event. You will receive your chip on a neoprene band to attach to your ankle at registration.
Can I enter as a team?
Yes, you can enter as a relay team or 2, one swimmer and one runner. The neoprene chip band will act as your baton, which you will hand over in transition.
When does registration open?
Registration will be open from 6:45am, where you will be given race numbers and final instructions for the event.
What is the run route?
The run route will be signposted and marshaled and can be seen on the map. Runners will follow 2 loops of the common before heading back to the lido and the finish.
Will there be medical supervision?
First aiders will be present at the event and there will be life guards at the pool, as well as marshals on the run course for your safety.
Where is transition?
Transition is located on the grassed area behind the lido café.
What do I need to bring?
You will need to bring your printed race confirmation.
What do I need to wear?
Swim – Goggles, wetsuit (optional, but advisable), swim cap
Transition – Towel – Good to mark your position
Run – Appropriate footwear.
Will there be refreshments?
Yes, water will be available on the day.
Are there changing facilities & showers?
The lido has changing and showering facilities that are available to all competitors before and after the event.
Can spectators come along?
Spectators are more than welcome and actively encouraged, so please bring your friends and family along to cheer you on.
Can I volunteer?
Events such as these cannot take place without the very kind help of volunteers. If you are coming along to spectate, why not get involved too? Please e-mail email@example.com if you would like to help.
Is there parking?
There is a small car park at the lido and parking in the surrounding roads, although you are encouraged to arrive by other means if possible.