Island 2 Island Swim

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Arran OutDoor Centre: Lamlash, Isle of Arran, United Kingdom

Swimming


Activities

  • Open water swim - 3.8k with wetsuit - Individual Age group/open
  • Open water swim - 3.8k skins - Individual Age group/open

Description

3rd June 2017
 
We are delighted to announce that we will be co-hosting the Island 2 Island 2 Way Swim this year with Arran Triathlon Club. The swim will start on the Arran and you then swim across to the Holy Isle and back again, the distance of the swim is 3.8k.
 
The swim will be part of a whole Festival of events being held by Arran Traithlon club including Full and Half Iron Man Distance Triathlons. There will also be an Music and dance event on the Saturday night. The base for the weekend will be Arran Outdoor Centre.

Event details and schedule

 

Programme
 

12.30pm Registration opens (closes at 1.30)
1.45pm Briefing     – All competitors
2.45pm Start           
   
   

 
Parking


There is free car parking facilities within the Clyde Cruising Club car park at Bardowie. Please note however that this is not a large car park so car sharing where possible would be appreciated.
 
Travel Directions


Please click on below link for directions:
Bardowie Loch, Off Craigmaddie Road, G62 6EX.
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 Arrival


Once you have arrived on-site make your way to the registration desk area, where our event team will complete your registration and answer any questions you may have. At registration each competitor will be body marked and receive a swim hat, your swim hat must be worn outermost during the duration of the swim. The timing will be provided by our partner company Racesplitter, there is no need for a chip timer.
 
Pre Race


On race day both competitors and spectators are advised to park in the designated areas only.
Registration will be open from 2.45pm, only competitors and officials will be allowed access.
Verbal briefings from race organisers will take place at 4.00pm. All competitors must be within registration area at this time, they will be registered with our Racesplitter timing team and a roll call count will take place to ensure your understanding of the swim layout, distances and procedures.
 
Safety Cover


Canoe & Kayak lifeguards and powered safety boats will provide safety cover. 
 
Toilets and Changing Facilities


Toilets and changing facilities are available inside the Club House.
 
The courses


Buoys on the loch will mark courses. The courses and details of the starts and finishes are shown on the following diagrams.

 

 
Any changes to the courses will be notified at the briefing.


Spectators


Spectators are welcome to come along and watch the event and cheer the competitors on, please be mindful of competitors and where necessary step out of the way of oncoming swimmers.
 

At the Finish


Bring warm clothes with you to ensure that you stay warm and dry after the event.
 

Post Race


Ensure that you re-hydrate and fuel properly.
 
 
 

 


 

 

 




 
 

Organised by

Vigour Events

PO BOX 2649, Glasgow

Phone: 0333 577 7946

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