It's not just a race, it's an adventure
The recreational domain 'De Schorre' offers fantastic possibilities to offer a juicy and joyful run and swimming experience. It contains many lakes because of old clay winning industries.
And because of the excavations, there are many hills to be conquered.
We are using the many mountainbike trails present in the area. It is going to be an exciting, alternating but challenging race.
Don't underestimate the distance. It's only 10,5km a lap.... every kilometer will be a nasty one.
The focus of the race is about discovering the exciting crossing between trailrunning and triathlon (without the bike). Because of the relative short distances, every sportive person will enjoy this new formula.
The swim pieces are all relative short and the combination is running oriented. So also the less equiped swimmers will enjoy the race.
There si an obligatory briefing in the meeting room of the Congress Centre at 10h00. The room is next to the departure and finishing zone.
The finishing linen is under the big butterfly tent. This will contribute to the cosiness.
Because of the form of the track, there are different areas where the track is passing by several times, so spectators can view them multiple times. This will give them a higher envolvement with the race and its athletes.
It is 'just' 10 or 20km, but there are not that many easy kilometers. On short distances, lots of hills, turns, and several sort of soils needs to be covered.
The use of trail shoes is an heavy advice. The swimming parts make the shoes wet and you will need the grip on the rough terrain. A good profile is a 'nice to have'.
Because swimrun is a fantastic sport, we want to give the chance to the youngster as well to taste the sport. They are allowed to subscribe to the short distance only. Fathers, mothers who want to race with their sun or doughter of 16 years and older, there is your chance.
First check the General Info, FAQ, Tips & Tricks pages. If some questions still remain we will be pleased to answer them.
The day program is as follows:
(Some slight changes can still occur. In that case you will be informed through our newsletter)
07:00 Opening Race location and control of the course.
08:00 Opening secretariat.
10:00 Briefing of all athletes (MANDATORY) in meeting room of the Congres Centre (max 20 min).
11:00 Start Swimrun LONG distance (20 km).
11:20 Start Swimrun SHORT distance (10,5 km).
12:20 Expected arrival of the first atletes of the short distance.
13:00 Expected arrival of the first atletes of the long distance.
15:00 Award ceremony.
|Wanneer||Saturday 1st of October 2016|
|Waar:||Recreation Parc "De Schorre" in Boom
Congres Centre in the middle of "de Schorre".
Schommelei 1 2850 Boom
Latitude : 51.087965 Nord - Longitude : 4.381484 East