Open Water Swim

As part of our active living experience programming, World Triathlon Series Edmonton is hosting an Open Water Swim event this July.

Pick from two distances and swim on the same course as the World Triathlon Series triathlon in Hawrelak Park Lake.

 

 

Event Date  - Thursday, July 18, 2019


LocationHawrelak Park


Distances750 metres /2250 metres


Cost - $20

 

Schedule
5:00 PM - Registration & timing chip pick-up

5:30 PM - Warm Up

5:50 PM - Marsal to start area for 750 m event

6:00 PM - 750 m race

6:10 PM - Marshal to start area for 2250m event

6:15 PM - 2250m Race

 

Event Information:

 

WETSUITS ARE OPTIONAL.

YOU WILL RECEIVE TIMING CHIPS. THERE WILL BE NO PACKAGE PICK UP OR BODY MARKING.

BRING YOUR OWN SWIM CAP.

 

The start will be from a solid platform on the sand shore.

At the start gun, athletes will take one step off the platform and dive into the water. Or you can walk into the water - whatever you are comfortable with!

The finish is timed after the athlete exits the water and runs over the timing loop.

The  course will  have 8 lifeguards on paddle boards and two motor boats to assist athletes with difficulties.

*Our safety team will follow the safety and rescue procedures as presented in the marine plan to the International Triathlon Union.

Hawrelak Park will be open and parking will be available inside the park for the event.