As Keen As Mustard Box End SwimRun

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About
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.
Participants
Mild Mustard Sprint 10K, and Middling Mustard Half - Solo & Team
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Calendar
Sun 6th Jun 2021
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LocationPin
Bedford, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Atmosphere

Based on 800 participants

Where and when
Location
Box End Park Watersports, Box End Rd, Bedford MK43 8RN, UK
Start times
Middling Mustard Half - Solo & Team:
TBC |
Mild Mustard Sprint 10K:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for As Keen As Mustard Box End SwimRun
Mild Mustard Sprint 10K
RaceTypeSwimming
1.8km
RaceTypeRunning
8.2km
Middling Mustard Half - Solo & Team
RaceTypeSwimming
4.2km
RaceTypeRunning
8.2km
Route information
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.
What's included
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.
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How to get there
Box End Park Watersports, Box End Rd, Bedford MK43 8RN, UK
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Backpack
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.
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