Calling all aspiring or experienced swimming runners and running swimmers, the perfect race event is here for you to enjoy the best of the both worlds on 5th September 2015 at Angsana Green, East Coast Park. The Singapore Aquathlon 2015 is back with 6 exciting race categories and 2 race formats catered to different age groups and intensity. Every seasoned and newbie aquathlon athlete is definitely in for a splashing good time!
Aquathlon is a sport that combines 2 continuous stages of events -swimming and then running. Participating in these 2 cardio-intensive activities in within a single race event challenges your stamina, endurance and determination, and conserving sufficient energy to complete both stages. The Singapore Aquathlon 2015 is a great opportunity for athletes who wish to outdo their physical and mental limits, as well as those who simply wish to enjoy the adrenaline rush and excitement of working out their entire body in the 2-in-1 race event.
There are a total of 2 race formats for the different age categories, Standard and Sprint. The Standard race for adults comprises of a 1.5km Swim and 10km Run. The Sprint race for adults or Standard race for kids and youths has shortened distances of 750km Swim and 5km Run. Therefore, everyone in the family, regardless of age, can participate in the exciting water and land sports event.
In addition, participants can also unite and form teams within their age group and compete in the kids, youth and adult relays. At the end of the event, participants will be ranked by age group and the top 3 emerging male and female finishers (and top 3 team relays) will be awarded a trophy.
All race activities will be held at close proximity, which makes it convenient for both the athletes and spectators. Safety is the top priority in any sports competition and for this event, the swim course will be completely roped off with big marker buoys and lifeguards on kayaks, jetskis and boats to ensure safety for all participants as they give their best shot. The selected running course in East Coast Park has extensive sun shades from the trees, which provides athletes and supporters some natural cooling from the heat.
Participants who need training for this event can also opt for additional training clinics and attend swim tests conducted by MetaSport, the event organiser of the Singapore Aquathlon 2015.
Challenge your stamina, work with your teammates and it’s time to splash in for a swim and dash out for a run!