Sunday 12th June 2022
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Eastbourne Aquathlon - Saturday 5th June 2021

The Eastbourne Aquathlon will consist of a sea swim followed by a run along Eastbourne’s historic promenade. There will be various distances for children from age 8 upwards. The day will start with a 100m swim and 600m run for 8-year olds, followed by a series of races over increasing distances for older children. On Sunday there will be adult races over sprint distance (750m swim and 5km run) and a standard distance (1,500m swim and 10km run) running alongside the triathlon races.

2021 RESULTS

 

2020 RESULTS

 

Races (Saurday)

TriStart Aquathlon (age 8) - Swim: 100m | Run: 600m
TriStar 1 Aquathlon (age 9-10) - Swim: 200m | Run: 1.5km
TriStar 2 Aquathlon (age 11-12) - Swim: 300m | Run: 2km
TriStar 3 Aquathlon (age 13-14) - Swim: 500m | Run: 3km
Youth Aquathlon (age 15-16) - Swim: 750m | Run: 3km

Races (Sunday)

Sprint Aquathlon (age 17+) - Swim: 750m | Run: 5km
Standard Aquathlon (age 17+) - Swim: 1500m | Run: 10km
1,500m Swim (age 15+) - Swim: 1500m



FAQs

Q: Will wetsuits be allowed/required?
A: This event will be run under BTF rules. Wetsuits are compulsory at water temperatures below 14°C, optional between 14°C - 22°C, and banned above 22°C. With water temperatures in June around 14°C - 16°C wetsuits could be compulsory.


TriStars Swim Routes


Youth and Sprint Swim


Standard Swim and 1,500m Swim


TriStart Run - 600m

TriStart (age 8) will run out along the prom for 300m and make a u-turn, returning to finish on the Wishtower Slope.


TriStar 1 Run - 1.5km

TriStar 1 (age 9-10) will run out along the prom for 750m and make a u-turn, returning to finish on the Wishtower Slope.


TriStar 2 Run - 2km

TriStar 2 (age 11-12) will run out along the prom for 1km and make a u-turn, returning to finish on the Wishtower Slope.


TriStar 3 / Youth Run - 3km

TriStar 3 (age 13-14) and Youth (age 15-16) will run out along the prom for 1.5km to the far end at Holywell. Here you will make a right turn up a short, steep hill before bearing right back downhill to return to the lower prom. You will then follow the prom returning to finish on the Wishtower Slope.


Sprint Run (5km - 1 lap) / Standard Run (10km - 2 laps)

Sprint and Standard Aquathlons will follow the same run routes as the main Eastbourne TRiathlon.