Doggy Paddle & Big Dog Swims

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Welcome to the 8th running of these fabulous lake swims taking place at the ever popular Tri2O Swim Centre on the outskirts of Reading.The Big Dog Swim will provide a great test for the more experienced swimmer and a perfect start to the racing season. This 3.8 swim will be an ideal time trial for those looking at Ironman events through the summer and will be brilliant time in the water for those that just love and swim and swim.The Doggy Paddle swim event offers the perfect opportunity to those looking to conquer the Olympic distance swim portion of a triathlon for the first time, to those wanting to practice that unique feeling of a mass deep water start and perhaps just trying to improve their swim times.
Participants
Big Dog - 3.8k, and Doggy Paddle - 1.5k
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Calendar
Thu, 22 Aug 2019
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
1 Kirtons Farm Rd, Reading RG30 3UW, UK
Start times
Thu, 22 Aug 2019
Doggy Paddle - 1.5k:
TBC |
Big Dog - 3.8k:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Doggy Paddle & Big Dog Swims
Doggy Paddle - 1.5k
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1.5km
£18.00
Big Dog - 3.8k
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3.8km
£23.00
Route information
The Doggy Paddle Swim – 1500m Open Water Swim
The Doggy Paddle swim event offers the perfect opportunity to those looking to conquer the Olympic distance swim portion of a triathlon for the first time, to those wanting to practice that unique feeling of a mass deep water start and perhaps just trying to improve their swim times.
The Big Dog Swim – 3800m Open Water Swim
The Big Dog Swim will provide a great test for the more experienced swimmer, an ideal time trial for those looking at Ironman events and will be brilliant time in the water for those that just love and swim and swim.
What's included
Every swimmer will get a finisher medal and receive an iTAB, engraved with their name and swim time, in the post a few days after the swim.
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How to get there
1 Kirtons Farm Rd, Reading RG30 3UW, UK
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Directions
The lake is situated at the Reading Lake Hotel [formerly the Copthorne Hotel] off Junction 11 on M4.
Exit the M4 at Junction 11 and follow the A33 towards Basingstoke. At the 2nd set of Traffic Lights filter right and then turn right again at the mini roundabout; follow signs for the Copthorne Hotel. The Hotel is only 2 miles from Junction 11. Enter the Hotel complex and look for the Beach Flags in the far right corner of the Car Park.
Location
Tri2O Swim Centre
Reading
Berkshire
RG30 3UN
United Kingdom
Event day logistics
Date(s) and Times -
Thursday August 22nd 2019
The Big Dog will start at 18:00
The Doggy Paddle will start at 18:05
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A series of fun, interesting and challenging events from beautiful venues. We'll bring you some classic swims and runs, and for every event finishers will receive an iTAB with their medal
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Howard T
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Did the Big Dog - 3.8k in 2019
A good swim. Entry in the water could be improved. Add in some steps or at least replace the carpet so that it is easier to exit the water.
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