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As Keen As Mustard Nene Park SwimRun

Sun 9th Jun 2019
Unnamed Road, Peterborough PE2 5UR, UK
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  • Finisher’s medal
  • 600 participants

From the organizer

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As Keen As Mustard Swimrun is a epic adventure race incorporating Open water swimming and mixed terrain running.

A new dual sport based on open water swimming and trail running. An endurance event we have adapted for the adventures. No transitions, you run in your swimming kit and swim in you running kit.

Distances in this event

  1. Middling Mustard Half - Solo & Team

    Swim 21km
    7:00am Sun 9th Jun 2019
    £90–£180
    Event passed
  2. Mild Mustard Sprint 10K

    Swim 10km
    8:00am Sun 9th Jun 2019
    £45
    Event passed
What’s Included
  • Finishers Medal
  • Fully marshalled course

Mandatory equipment that the organisation will supply

  • Race bibs must be worn visible all the time during the race
  • Timing chip
  • Swim-caps must be worn visible during all the swims
Course Details

Our Mustard Swimrun races consist of trail running and swimming in and around the beautiful lake at Box End Park, the river Great Ouse and off road tracks around the river and the Kempston area.

The course will be well marked and marshalled and the finalised route and map for Mild Mustard Sprint 10k will be available on the day. The Middling Mustard Half 21k will be available before the day.

The Course   

The finalised race route for Middling (21k) solo and team race will be published approx’ 4 weeks prior to the race. The course is approx divided into approx 10 swim sections and 11 run sections (approx 4.2km swim with 16.8km run).  The Mild (10k) solo race will be published on the day. The course is divided into approx 5 swim sections and 6 run sections (approx 1.8k swim and 8.2k run). Both courses will be marked and signed and no navigational skill are required. The run sections in both races are predominately flat arond Ferry Meadows and the surrounding area.  

Raceday Logistics

Start time
7.00am Middling Mustard 21k Team and Solo, 8.00am Mild Mustard 10k Solo

Participants must follow the marked course failure to do so will result in disqualification

There will be one water / energy drink checkpoints on the Mild 10k course, two on the Middling 21k course Marshals will carry some essential basic medical supplies.

There will be medical staff, emergency ambulance and equipment at Race HQ.

Cut offs  

Throughout the Middling 21k course there will be cut offs where the teams need to pass by a certain time to be able to continue racing. In the Mild 10k race, before swim 5 there will be a cut off where solo participants need to pass by a certain time to be able to continue racing.  Information about the cut off times will be given in the final email after entries have closed.

Equipment check - Before the race there will be a mandatory gear check.

Equipment that is NOT allowed -Floatation devices that are bigger than 100 cm x 60 cm.

Kit List

Mandatory equipment for Middling 21k TEAM and SOLO. Each participant must have

  • First aid pressure bandage, packed waterproof
  • Wetsuit if water temperature is below 14 degrees Celsius
  • Whistle
  • Soft cup or water bladder
  • Backpack, hip pack or something to carry the mandatory equipment                                                

Mandatory Equipment for Mild 10k SOLO. Each participant must have

  • Wetsuit if water temperature is below 14 degrees celsius
  • Whistle
  • Soft cup or water bladder

Mandatory equipment that the organisation will supply

  • Race bibs must be worn visible all the time during the race
  • Timing chip
  • Swimcaps must be worn visible during all the swims

Equipment check    Before the race there will be a mandatory gear check.

Volunteers

If you are keen to volunteer contact the race director to submit your interest.

Nicky Bailey
Phone: +44 7966 559952

FAQs

Solo Entry  To race as a solo participant you must be 18 years ols or over and be able to swim and run the race distances

Team Entry   To participate you have to race in a team consisting of two people, be 18 years old or over and be able to swim and run the race distances.

TEAM racing only  The two members of each team have to stay together at all times and can not be more than 100 metres apart on land and not more than 10 metres during swimming. 

Pictures and film free rights
The participants gives the race organisation the right to use pictures and film material taken during the race to be used free of rights in marketing, press material, internet, television and movie.

Accepting the rules
By entering the race each team member/solo participant accepts the rules and also accepts that the organisers can make “common sense” changes to the race rules prior to the event.

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