Marlow Classic Middle Distance Aqua Bike – Marlow, United Kingdom
The Marlow Classic Middle Distance is the only long distance event in the Thames Valley. A fairly flat scenic course taking in the views of Marlow and the surrounding areas.
The event is set to attract over 700 participants, as the world of endurance sports and triathlon creates massive demand for longer distance events over the shorter distances that have originally formed this great sport.
1.9KM SWIM/ 85.6KM BIKE:
The swim is a 1900 metre one lap course in the River Thames and is designed to make even the weakest swimmer get a fast swim split.
The Bike course is 85.6km with a very popular 3 Lap course on the far end of the route.
All participants must have at least 2 water bottles before the start of the bike.
All the triathlon events are operated under the guidelines of the British Triathlon Federation, which is the governing body for triathlon the UK.
99% of the time, wetsuits have to be worn for this event due to the temperature of the water, generally in the UK and Thames Valley most of the water is between 14 degree Celsius & 22 degrees Celsius. The temperature of the water is always taken at least one hour before an event to determine if wetsuits must be worn.
– There will prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall male and female, 1st Junior male and female, 1st Vet male and female.
– Bespoke Medals for all finishers.