Talisman Centre Aquathlon

Check out this great event Jon Bird and I are hosting at the Talisman Centre. All ages welcome. Details below. This is a great way to break up the monotony of winter training. Volunteers are also needed if this is more up your alley.

Youth or adults, new participants or seasoned triathletes – this is a great opportunity to participate in a fun and exciting swim and run event!

February 26, 2012

What is an Aquathlon?

The Aquathlon Series consists of a swim component and run component. Participants will compete in distances that will vary depending on age with the maximum distance being a 400m swim and a 2000m run. Both the swim and run will be separate and started in heats of 20 participants every 15 minutes.

 AGE

 SWIM

 RUN

 10 and under  50m  200m (1 lap of track)
 11 – 12  150m  800m (4 laps of track)
 13 – 15  300m  1600m (8 laps of track)
 16 – 60  400m  2000m (10 laps of track

How do I Register?

Registration Cost: $15 for Members  /  $20 for Non-Members

Visit our Customer Service Desk or call 403.233.8393 to register. If you are a Talisman Centre Member, you can alsoregister online.

Event Check-in

  • Please arrive on deck by 8:15am
  • Check-in and body marking will be located on the pool deck by the electronic scoreboard
  • After checking-in, participants can begin warming up in the pool and on the track starting at 8:30am

What Should I Bring?

  • Swimsuit
  • Swim cap
  • Goggles
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes for the run (participants will not be allowed to run in their wet swimsuit and are asked to change for the run portion to reduce water and poor traction on the track)

Event Day Schedule

 8:15am – 8:45am  Participant check-in
 8:30am – 9:00am  Pool and track open for participant warm-ups
 9:00am  Heat 1 Swim Start

For more information on Talisman Centre’s Aquathlon Series, please contact:

Jon Bird 
Endurance Training Systems Team Leader
403.355.1269
jbird@talismancentre.com

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