Race Information

Sunday, JULY 24th, 2022

TENTATIVE Schedule

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022

3:00-4:00pm Package pick-up and gear check, Terwillegar Park

4:00-4:30pm Pre-race meeting, Terwillegar Park

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

7:00am Standard race start, Terwillegar Park

8:00am Sprint race start, Terwillegar Park

12:00pm Awards, Terwillegar Park

Parking at Terwillegar Park is limited. If at all possible, please car pool with your teammate!

STANDARD RAce course

The standard race consists of 6 run segments and 5 swim segments totaling roughly 6km of swimming and 17km of running. The swims will take place in the North Saskatchewan River, and will all be conducted in a downriver direction. This is not to say that the swim should be taken lightly. Participants will need to be prepared for variable conditions in water depth and flow rates. Swim exits will be marked by large yellow tear drop flags attached to the shoreline. The run segments will take place on a variety of paved, unpaved, and single track paths within the Edmonton River Valley. The run course will be marked with flagging tape and directional signage to aid in course navigation.

The race course is an open course and participants should expect the general public to be out on the course. Terwillegar Park is an off leash park and care should be taken when approaching animals. There are 3 street crossings that occur during run segment 4, and one street crossing on segment 5. The crossings are at crosswalks and on quiet streets, but please take care and give traffic right of way.

Approximate segment distances:

  • Run 1- 2.5km

  • Swim 1- 2.5km

  • Run 2- 2.8km

  • Swim 2- 0.8km

  • Run 3- 3.3km

  • Swim 3- 0.6km

  • Run 4- 2.9km

  • Swim 4- 2.0km

  • Run 5- 5.1km

  • Swim 5- 0.5km

  • Run 6- 0.9km

STANDARD MAP

Sprint RAce course

The sprint race consists of 3 run segments and 2 swim segments totaling 1.3km of downriver swimming and 9.3km of running. The swims will take place in the North Saskatchewan River, and will all be conducted in a downriver direction. This is not to say that the swim should be taken lightly. Participants will need to be prepared for variable conditions in water depth and flow rates. Swim exits will be marked by large yellow tear drop flags attached to the shoreline. The run segments will take place on a variety of paved, unpaved, and single track paths within the Edmonton River Valley. The run course will be marked with flagging tape and directional signage to aid in course navigation.

The race course is an open course and participants should expect the general public to be out on the course. Terwillegar Park is an off leash park and care should be taken when approaching animals.

Approximate segment distances:

  • Run 1- 3.4km

  • Swim 1- 0.8km

  • Run 2- 5km

  • Swim 2- 0.5km

  • Run 3- 0.9km

Sprint MAP

Rules

Contravention of any of the rules below may result in penalty or disqualification

General

  • Participants must provide proof of identification at race registration

  • Participants will respect the other participants, the organisation, the spectators, and the general public.

  • SwimRun is a clean sport, and we do not accept the use of illegal substances as outlined by WADA.

  • Participants are obliged to help another racer who is in distress.

Race Course

  • Participants must follow the race course as marked.

  • Teams must complete all segments while remaining within 10 meters of their partners at all times.

  • There is to be absolutely no littering at any point. Please discard any trash at the aid stations ONLY in the litter bins provided.

  • There will be 4 aid stations on course that will provide food, water, and electrolytes. To be environmentally responsible, there will be no cups provided for water or electrolytes, so please carry a water bottle / flask with you.

Equipment

All equipment that participants start with MUST accompany them from start to finish.

All participants must have:

  • a whistle

  • solo athletes must carry an inflatable buoy

  • In water temperatures below 16 degrees Celcius, neoprene wetsuits will be REQUIRED. In water temperatures above 22 degrees Celcius, wetsuits will not be permitted.

The race will provide:

  • Race pinneys to be worn at all times

  • Swim caps to be worn during the swim portions

  • A map of the race course

Recommended Equipment

  • Goggles

  • Tether

  • Collapsible water bladder or cup

Participants may use any extra equipment they may choose, except

  • Flotation equipment that is bigger than 100cm x 60cm

  • Fins with a blade longer than 15cm

RESULTS, CATEGORIES AND AWARDS

Results will be posted for each of the following categories:

Women, Men, and Mixed 36-60 years (cumulative age)

Women, Men, and Mixed 60-79 years

Women, Men, and Mixed 80-99 years

Women, Men, and Mixed 100-119 years

Women, Men, and Mixed 120+ years

Women and Men Solo

Awards will be given for the top finishers in each of Women's team, Men's team, Mixed team, Women's solo, and Men's solo.

FEES

Standard Team- $200 (After July 3rd, $225)
Standard Solo- $150 (After July 3rd, $175)
Sprint Team- $150 (After July 3rd, $175)
Sprint Solo- $100 (After July 3rd, $125)

Registration closes 11:59pm on July 20th, 2022

Refund/Deferral Policy: Refunds will be issued up to June 30th, 2022, minus a $10 processing fee. July 1st or later, a deferral to 2023 will be granted.

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