As Keen As Mustard Bewl Water Swimrun

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£32.00 - £201.00Free injury protection
About
Come down to the stunning Bewl Water Reservoir to get your pulse racing in this fantastic swimrun. Catering for varied abilities and distances, this Swimrun course will take you through the undulating trails surrounding the reservoir. Come to experience open water swimming at its finest.
Participants
10k, 6k, and 21k
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Calendar
Sun 11th Sep 2022
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LocationPin
Lamberhurst, United Kingdom
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Location
Bewl Water, Bewl Water, Bewlbridge Ln, Lamberhurst, Wadhurst TN3 8JH, UK
Start times
21k :
8:00am |
10k:
8:30am |
6k:
8:35am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for As Keen As Mustard Bewl Water Swimrun
6k
RaceTypeSwimming
1.5km
RaceTypeRunning
4.5km
£32.00
10k
RaceTypeSwimming
2km
RaceTypeRunning
8km
£55.00
21k
RaceTypeSwimming
4km
RaceTypeRunning
17km
£102.00 - £201.00
Route information
The course will be clearly signed for the specific event that you are doing:
  • Green: signs and tape for the 6k course
  • Yellow: signs and tape for 10k course
  • Red: signs and tape for 21k course
There will be coloured tape every 300 to 400 metres. Re-trace your steps if you have not seen the tape for more than 400m.
This course is a mixture of trails and road with open water swimming. Make sure to enjoy the fantastic mixed-terrain run through woodland and parkland as your cruise along the undulating course. The varied courses will be clearly marked with the colours indicated above throughout. Make sure to follow your specific course and not other competitors as they may be in a different race to you. When competing try and keep a 2m social distance, especially where the course cross paths. All races will head along the shore of the Bewl Water reservoir. The 6k and 10k courses will head back towards the finish throughout, whereas the 21k course will cover a longer trail with quiet roads and steep hills in and around the nature reserve. Be warned, the end of the 21k race will be specifically demanding so make sure to conserve your energy.
6k Splits
  • Run 1: 1800m
  • Swim 1: 500m
  • Run 2: 500m
  • Swim 2: 350m
  • Run 3: 700m
  • Swim 3: 200m
  • Run 4: 240m
  • Swim 4: 350m
  • Run 5: 1800m
10k Splits
  • Run 1: 1800m
  • Swim 1: 500m
  • Run 2: 500m
  • Swim 2: 350m
  • Run 3: 2000m
  • Swim 3: 350m
  • Run 4: 850m
  • Swim 4: 3g 350m60m
  • Run 5: 800m
  • Swim 5: 300m
  • Run 6: 450m
  • Swim 6: 350m
  • Run 7: 1800m
21k
  • Run 1: 175m
  • Swim 1: 850m
  • Run 2: 900m
  • Swim 2: 500m
  • Run 3: 500m
  • Swim 3: 350m
  • Run 4: 2000m
  • Swim 4: 350m
  • Run 5: 850m
  • Swim 5: 350m
  • Run 6: 800m
  • Swim 6: 300m
  • Run 7: 7200m
  • Swim 7: 1000m
  • Run 8: 4000m
  • Swim 8: 250m
  • Run 9: 20m
  • Swim 9: 600m
  • Run 10: 800m
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What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Finisher's T-shirt
  • Chip-timed results
  • Parking included in ticket price
  • Swim cap
  • Race arm bands
  • Water stations
  • First aid
  • Fully-marked route
  • 6k: Qualifier for Fenland Runner Intro Race Series Championship
  • 10k solo, 21k solo and Team: Qualifier for the HEAD Grass Roots Race Series Championship.
Train
How to get there
Bewl Water, Bewl Water, Bewlbridge Ln, Lamberhurst, Wadhurst TN3 8JH, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
Parking
Parking fee included in ticket price.
By Car
If using the sat nav please input the following address: Bewl Water Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent, TN3 8JH.
Accommodation
If travelling from afar you may want to consider staying at Bewl Water, there is an onsite camping site available, where you will have to book in advance. Please follow this link to book a pitch.ExternalLink
Event day logistics
06:45 Arrival time
07:00 Registration opens
08:00 21k races start
08:30 10k race starts
08:35 6k race starts
11:00 6k cut-off time (into the water)
12:00 10k cut-off time (into the water)
12:30 21k cut-off time (into the water)
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 18 years or above to enter. They also must be able to swim and run the distances they are applying for.
Registration
Registration will be located at the Race HQ which will be adjacent to the cafe. Use your race pack envelope to enclose your keys and return to the key drop.
Course Markers
The course will be clearly signed for the specific event that you are doing:
  • 6k: Green signs and tape
  • 10k: Yellow sign and tape
  • 21k: Red sign and tape
Rules
  • You must be at the start line for the Race Safety Briefing, if you do not attend you will not be allowed to race
  • You must already be familiar with open water swimming and mixed terrain running
  • You must wear your numbered arm band at all times and your swimcap is compulsory in every swim. Failure to do so will result in disqualification
  • You must wear your race arm band on your right hand side either upper arm, forearm or on your leg. If you lose it you will be charged £10
  • No bag drop, key drop only
  • Once you have your time chip please stay away from the start and finish lines until you are called to the start
  • No litter policy. Please pass all litter from gels etc. onto the next race marshal you see. There will also be bins at the water stations to use
  • Zero tolerance of abusive language and/or behaviour towards marshals, organisers or directors
  • If you decide to retire you must report to the nearest marshal.
  • At the finish you must return bands and chips otherwise you will be charged a fee to replace them
  • Only enter and exit the water where you are directed to
  • Only swim on your front
  • If struggling to swim you must roll onto your back and put your arm in the air
  • Be considerate of all park users
  • If you or another participant requires first aid please see the nearest marshal or alert them with your whistle
Backpack
Kit List
Mandatory Kit List
There will be random kit checks before the race so make sure to bring all the kit on the list.
  • First aid waterproof packaged pressure bandage
  • Wetsuit if water temperature is below 14 degrees Celsius
  • Whistle
  • Soft Cup or water bladder
  • Race arm band (provided)
  • Swim cap (provided)
Optional Kit List
  • It is recommended by the organiser to use a tow float if you are a solo racer and are not using a pull buoy.
  • Additional equipment to help the swim such as paddles, buoyancy aids, floatation devices must be smaller than 100cm x 60cm.
FAQ's
What kit do I need for the As Keen As Mustard Bewl Water Swimrun?
You must bring: First aid waterproof packaged pressure bandage, a wetsuit if water temperature is below 14 degrees Celsius, whistle, a soft cup or water bladder. You may be subjected to a random kit inspection and if you do not have all of this equipment you will not be able to compete.
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Will each course be marked for the As Keen As Mustard Bewl Water Swimrun?
Yes, each individual course will be marked with colour co-ordinated tape and signs: 6k - green, 10k - yellow, 21k - red.
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Can I bring a float with me for the As Keen As Mustard Bewl Water Swimrun?
Yes, swimmers are welcome to bring a floating device with them for the swim as long as they are no bigger than 100cm x 60cm.
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