Blithfield Junior Aquathlon

Blithfield Reservoir is situated in some of Staffordshire’s most beautiful countryside. The 790 acre reservoir was opened in 1952 and much of the surrounding woodland is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The race is based at the Sailing Club with free on site camping on the Saturday evening.

Date

Saturday 29th July 2017 (6pm start)

Location

The event HQ will be based at Blithfield Sailing Club in rural Staffordshire off Seedcroft Lane, which is located on the B5014 near Abbots Bromley with good access from the A50 & A38. The Sailing Club is signposted at the Seedcroft Lane entrance. The Sailing club address is:-

Blithfield Reservoir

Waters Lane

Abbotts Bromley

Staffordshire. WS15 3DU

See location map.

Distances

  • TS1 & TS2 = 200M Swim (Open water) & 1.5K Run
  • TS3 & Youth = 400M Swim (Open Water) & 3K Run

The swim

The swim will be a one or 2 lap swim in the reservoir of 200M the lake. The water termperature is expected to be 18-19 degrees C and wetsuits for the event will be mandatory. Swimming hats will be provided and water safety will be in attendance.

The Run

The run is an out and back run off road.

Race facilities

Toilets & showers will be provided on site.

Entry Fee

  • Individual entry (TE affiliated) = £12
  • Individual entry (unaffiliated) = £13