Emory University Swim-Run Aquathlon- to benefit the Emory University Triathlon Club (non-profit) Time to test the early season fitness! RACE IS FULLY OUTDOORS- In Emory's multi-million dollar swimming pool complex!!! Take a virtual tour of the pool!
When: Sunday, April 24, 2011, first swimmer off at 11:00AM Race Day Check-In: 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Where: Emory University, Clairmont Road Campus's Sports Complex (SAAC) Located at Emory University at 1946 Starvine Way, Decatur, GA 30033
What: 500 yard outdoor heated pool swim- 5 kilometer run
Who: Anyone and everyone- enter as an individual, enter as a team
The race will consist of a 500 yard outdoor swim followed by a 5 kilometer outdoor run (3.1 mile run).
The race will seed each swimmer based on expected 500 yard swim time, individuals will be sent off one by one, and will swim up lane one, back lane 2, up lane 3, etc, until 500 yards in a snake fashion have been completed.
The fastest swimmer (estimated 500 time) will start first, the next swimmer fastest swimmer will start second, 15-30 seconds later, the next fastest swimmer will start 15-30 seconds after that, etc.
After the swim is completed you will transition into your run clothes and run an ACCURATE 5 kilometer outdoor run through Emory's Beautiful Lullwater Park- including challenging hills and packed dirt trails.