Somerset ASA - Weston-super-Mare’s Open Water Development Series 2018

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Weston-super-Mare’s Open Water Development Series 2018

Entries are open for Weston-super-Mare’s Open Water Development Series at Clevedon Marine Lake (map link).

The Series has been designed to start at the beginning of the open water season in May 2018 and finish at the end of the open water season in September 2018, which coincides with the beginning of the swimming season.

Clevedon Marine Lake
 
This event is being supported by Marlens, the charity behind Clevedon Marine Lake and is also supported by Somerset ASA. Weston-super-Mare Swimming Club has teamed up with The Salt House next to the lake to offer food and drink for each event.

Clevedon Marine Lake
 
The Series will be held over three dates (see below) and is open to all Clubs in the South West and beyond.

The Club aims to raise the profile of open water swimming by offering competitive opportunities which will develop the next generation of Open Water swimmers in Age, Youth and Masters swimming and Triathletes.
 
If you haven't tried competitive Open Water swimming before maybe this is the time to consider it!

Open Water Race Practice

Event 1 in the series will be a taster to practise all things race pace, covering
- a mini acclimatization,
- mass start practice,
- turns around buoys followed by
- a distance event for each age group. The events will mirror the distances offered at the 2017 Regional Championships in Weymouth. Times will be given to each swimmer but no medals will be awarded for the first event.  

For Event 2 and 3, event distances will increase and will mirror those offered at 2018's Regional and National Championships. The 750m taster event is now 1k. The 1.5k is now the 2k. The 3k and 5k will stay the same.

 

- Event 1: Sunday 27 May 2018 (8am to Noon) CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 23 May (four days before)
Events available 750m, 1.5k and 3k.

- Event 2: Sunday 10 June 2018 (8am to 1.30pm) CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 6 June (four days before)
Events available 1k, 2k, 3k & 5k.

- Event 3: Sunday 16 September 2018 (Noon to 5.30pm) CLOSING DATE: Sunday 2 September (Two weeks before)
Events available 1k, 2k, 3k & 5k
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Event information together with the Entry Form is available to download below. If you have any questions prior to completion, please contact Laura Nesbitt (new email address: coach@wsmsc.co.uk / 07986570927).

Download (* links to document versions published 7 May 2018)
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Entry Information
Series Conditions
Entry Form - link to online form..

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Event Information
Date 27.05.2018 - 27.05.2018 - 08:00
Category Development 
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place

Clevedon Marine Lake

Clevedon BS21 7TU


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Host

Weston-super-Mare SC