WOKING JUNIOR AQUATHLON
RACE DISTANCES & FORMATS
Categories are based on the athletes age on 31st December 2019.
THE SWIM COURSE
Your race day will see your child start there race in the pool where swimming snake style they will complete the required number of lengths for there distance.
In a snake style swim the child will swim up and back down in the same lane before passing under the rope into the next lane. They will repeat this until they reach the ladder to exit the pool.
For competitive events the child must be able to swim this distance freestyle. For GoTri events other strokes can be considered.
THE RUN COURSE
Having completed the swim your child will exit the pool and go straight into transition. Here they will don their trainers, race number and anything else they wish to take with them on the run.
Heading out into the park they will complete between 1 & 3 laps of our course in order to complete the required distance.
For both competitive & GoTri events we use a lapped run course as shown below.