The Mass Start Swim

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Booked 22 times in the last week
£16.00 - £32.00
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Participants
750m, 1500m, 3800m, and 2 more
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Calendar
Sat, 20 Aug 2022
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Box End Park Watersports, Box End Rd, Bedford MK43 8RN, UK
Start times
Sat, 20 Aug 2022
750m:
9:30am |
1500m:
9:30am |
3800m:
9:30am |
5000m:
9:30am |
2500m:
9:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Mass Start Swim
1 / 2
750m
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750m
£16.00 - £18.00
1500m
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1500m
£22.00 - £24.00
3800m
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3800m
£26.00 - £28.00
5000m
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5000m
£30.00 - £32.00
Route information
The event will take place in Box End Park Lake near the beach side and just opposite the Aquapark.
Those in the 750m event will complete 1 lap of the course, and those in the 1500m event will complete 2 laps.
2.5k Participants will complete 2 laps, 3.8k participants will complete 3 laps and round the buoys on the most easterly side of the lake before returning back to the Race Tent area.
Those in the 5k event will complete 4 laps of the course and will follow the 3.8k course before completing a final 1.2k.
Organiser
What's included
  • Chip-timed results
  • Kayak Marshalls
  • Free Parking
  • Changing Rooms
  • Swim Cap
  • Lockers
Train
How to get there
Box End Park Watersports, Box End Rd, Bedford MK43 8RN, UK
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By Car
Follow the A421 then take the turning onto the A6 and arrive at Box End Park which is located just off the A6 roundabout opposite the Bedford Great Denham Golf Village.
Parking
There is free parking at the Box End Park Car Bay.
Event day logistics
08:00 Registration opens
09:15 Registration closes
09:25 Participants begin warm-up
09:30 All events start
Facilities
There is a changing room at the event site including showers and lockers.
Event Rules
Diving is not allowed at the event.
Participants can swim in either front crawl or breaststroke. If they are struggling to complete the course they should inform a kayak marshall by turning onto their backs and raising an arm. Marshalls can then rescue them.
Results
All results will be chip-timed and posted to the results base website after the event.
Race Packs
Participants will receive race packs that include a discount code.
Backpack
Kit List
  • Wetsuit (optional)
FAQ's
Is there parking available at The Mass Start Swim?
There is free parking available at the Box End Park Car Bay.
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Are there any rules that I should be made aware of at The Mass Start Swim?
Yes, diving is not allowed at the event. Additionally, participants can swim in any stroke of their choice. If they are struggling to complete the course they should inform a kayak marshall who can rescue them.
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What facilities are available at The Mass Start Swim?
There is a changing room at the event site including showers and lockers.
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£16.00 - £32.00
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