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  Aquathlon
Some aquathlons are designed to help endurance athletes train for bigger multisport races and improve their swim/run transition or open water swim times while others are designed for athletes who are just getting into the multi-sport lifestyle and want to “get their feet wet” in the sport.
On a national level, aquathlons are gaining popularity among many athletes who want to challenge themselves athletically and improve their endurance but are not interested in the biking leg of triathlons.
Aquathlons are also quite appealing to race directors because it not only reduces the logistics by removing one of the legs from a triathlon, but it also reduces the amount of space needed to hold a race.
www.usatriathlon.org /MultiSport101/Sports/Aquathlon.aspx   (745 words)

  
 Aquathlon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Modern pentathlon is similar to an aquathlon in that both include swimming and running.
Aquathlons are most similar to triathlons, with the key difference being the lack of a cycle leg.
The aquathlon competitive field generally overlaps with that of triathlon, the sport from which it originated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aquathlon   (349 words)

  
 Swim and Run- Aquathlon Events in Tucson
We will offer aquathlon shirts (you don't need to complete five races) for purchase and the shirts will be distributed at the Championship race on July 30 and will cost $11.00 for sizes S-XL and $12.25 for XXL.
An aquathlon is a fun multi-sport event that combines swimming and running.
Aquathlon Swim Tip: Based on participation numbers in years past, athletes will most likely swim 3 or 4 to a lane and will be required to “circle swim”.
www.swimandrun.com   (1197 words)

  
 Sports 123: Aquathlon
Aquathlon is one of the offshoots of the original triathlon.
Aquathlon is much seen as a training event for triathlon competition, but there are official championships.
Aquathlon is governed by the International Triathlon Union, which was founded in 1989.
sports123.com /aqu   (69 words)

  
 AQUATHLON-INT - What is Aquathlon?
Aquathlon is a new type of martial art.
This discipline of Aquathlon is primarily a study of how to use an underwater knife.
Aquathlon Gymnastics is used in training as warm-up exercises and for the development of several different skills which are very important for Aquathlon wrestlers i.e.
www.media-forte.com /aquathlon-ass/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=13&Itemid=28   (802 words)

  
 Aquathlon adding mile swim for '08 | livingstondaily.com | Livingston Daily
In addition to the traditional Aquathlon — a 2K run followed by a 1,000-meter swim followed by another 2K run — the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority are also holding a one-mile open-water swim.
The Aquathlon regularly draws between 50-100 participants and is always held on the Sunday closest to July 4.
For the most part, the Aquathlon field is made up of people who want to challenge themselves and have fun while staying in shape.
www.livingstondaily.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080704/SPORTS/807040308/1006   (494 words)

  
 Athletes converge on Howell for race - 06/30/05   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Third annual aquathlon challenges racers in two sports; the event has been growing steadily in the city.
Aquathlons are popular with athletes who run triathlons, a race that combines running, cycling and swimming.
Bowen said the Howell City Parks and Recreation Department decided to go with an aquathlon instead of triathlon because it was too difficult to close down enough streets for the biking portion.
www.detnews.com /2005/outdoors/0509/29/C05L-232961.htm   (489 words)

  
 aquathlon » www.tri-cornwall.org.uk
The Mounts Bay harriers have added a series of three mini aquathlons to their events portfolio, which most triathletes could fit into their race calendar, and also attract the growing numbers of runners who have yet to experience multi-sport.
The aquathlons are to be held at the Jubilee pool in Penzance, and consist of a 200m pool swim and 2 mile run.
The mounts Bay Harriers are again organising a junior aquathlon for ages and event distances ranging from a 50m pool swim and 600m run for eight year olds, to a 300m swim and 3000m run for 15-16 year olds.
www.tri-cornwall.org.uk /?tag=aquathlon   (573 words)

  
 Manchester Tri Club - Race Reports and Results - Aquathlons
The final two aquathlon results are below (the last newsletter contains the results from the first 3 aquathlons).
The swim course for the final aquathlon had gotten longer again, so that would suit the swimmers on the final race of the series.
So, another year of aquathlons down, and next year they're talking about increasing the series to 8 aquathlons.
www.man-tri-club.org.uk /Results/2006/aquathlon4.html   (295 words)

  
 FTC Championships Aquathlon Page
he Aquathlon Championship (swim and run) is competed over a series of five or six races that take place in the months of March, April, May, August, September and October.
It is based on the cumulative time for an individual's best three aquathlons undertaken from the five or six.
The overall winners are decided by the highest number of points awarded for their best three aquathlon performances.
www.farnhamtri.org.uk /Championships/FTC_Champs_Aquathlon.htm   (227 words)

  
 Aquathlon - Active Devon
Aquathlon is made up of two events, swimming and running.
Aquathlon is a challenge for both swimmers and runners.
Aquathlon is two of the three events that make up the Olympic sport of Triathlon, with cycling being added.
www.activedevon.org /page.asp?section=0001000100030004001600120001§ionTitle=Aquathlon   (275 words)

  
 Trent Park Running Club - a running club for all
An aquathlon, sometimes called aquathon and incorrectly referred to as a biathlon, is a swim followed by a run.
The Trent Park Aquathlon is intended to be fun and an introduction to multi-disciplined sport for members.
Entry forms are available to download here, please complete all the information accurately to enable us to allocate you in to the correct group and start time.
www.trentparkrc.org /tprc_aquathlon.asp   (1038 words)

  
 USAT Aquathlon
A typical aquathlon consists of a run followed by a swim, followed by a run.
The 2006 ITU Aquathlon World Championships will be held the last week of August, 2006 in Lausanne, Switzerland in conjunction with the ITU Triathlon World Championships.
The Aquathlon Commission is currently seeking qualifying events for the 2006 ITU Aquathlon World Championships.
rankings.usatriathlon.org /Aquathlon/Aquathlon_home.htm   (393 words)

  
 What is an Aquathlon?
Like other multi-sport events, an aquathlon can cover a range of distances, and it is not uncommon to see multiple distance choices in one race, catering to athletes at various levels of experience.
You may have noticed that an aquathlon is very similar to a triathlon, except that an aquathlon does not have a cycling component.
Others use aquathlons as part of their overall training technique, while less experienced athletes can use an aquathlon to begin to explore multi-sport competition.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-an-aquathlon.htm   (393 words)

  
 STA Junior Aquathon Series details   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Welcome to the Scottish Triathlon Association's Aquathlon Series.
Aquathlons combine the individual disciplines of swimming and running.
Aquathlons are great fun, and a good introduction to the sport of triathlon.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /heartsease/lomond-tri/sta_aquathon_2002.htm   (286 words)

  
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The Manhattan Island Foundation welcomes the New York Road Runners as a partner for this year's aquathlons.
Following the success of the inaugural aquathlons in 2005, the Manhattan Island Foundation has teamed up with New York Road Runners to make them bigger and better.
For both the Freedom Tower and the Stars and Stripes aquathlons, New York Road Runners will promote the event to its membership, facilitate cross-registrations, and advertise the Foundation in its New York Runner magazine.
www.nycswim.com /Newsletter/ViewNewsletter.aspx?nlid=34   (915 words)

  
 2008 ITU Aquathlon World Championships confirmed for Mexico | Trifuel
Aquathlon is a MultiSport comprising of only run and swim portions.
The 2007 ITU Aquathlon World Championships were held in Ixtapa, Mexico and consisted of a 2.5-kilometer run, 1-kilometer swim, and finished with another 2.5-kilometer run.
Former Aquathlon World Champions include Sheila Taormina (2004 Triathlon World Champion and Olympian) of the United States and Tim Don (2006 Triathlon World Champion and two-time Olympian) of Great Britain.
www.trifuel.com /news/2008/02/06/2008-itu-aquathlon-world-championships-confirmed-for-mexico   (203 words)

  
 TIP OF THE WEEK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dalhousie Varsity hosts it as a fun raiser and this is the series second year.
Aquathlons are becoming more popular across Canada and yes there is a National Championship, distances vary and the Dal series is considered a "sprint" type event.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - Register, get assigned to a lane that you will share with one other, (you will have to keep to one side until you finish your 500m), exit the pool, change into your running gear (you have 5 minutes to get to the start of the indoor track).
halifaxtriathlonclub.ca /tips/kenaqua.html   (728 words)

  
 SLSC Centenary - Summer Evening Aquathlons   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Summer nights bring our Summer Aquathlons with a challenge of 11 lengths and a 4 mile run.
That’s a swim in the Lido followed by a run around the Common.
Entrants get points for completing each race – the person with the best 3 results will be the SLSC Aquathlon champion.
www.slsc.org.uk /summeraquathlons.htm   (101 words)

  
 Triathlon ACT Newsflash Archive
Entries for the TACT Aquathlons may be downloaded from the website.
A series entry for the Aquathlons will save you $20 (adult), $15 (junior) as you will get four entries for the price of three.
Aquathlon - 6.30pm Saturday 16 February - 300/3 - a fun family event.
www.triathlonact.com.au /newsflash.php?id=59   (709 words)

  
 Surf Racer Sports
Our company prides itself on promoting exclusive athletic events that not only challenge our participating athletes, but also challenge communities to participate in, and support the charitable causes we work to promote.
An Aquathlon is the combination sport of Running and Swimming.
Aquathlons can follow any format but generally are seen in a Swim and Run or a Run, Swim, Run format.
www.surfracersports.com   (259 words)

  
 Aquathlon - Tri247
Race 2 In the Parc Bryn Bach aquathlon series drew in a larger contingent of athletes with a decidedly more hospitable evening in the South Wales valleys than greeted the hardy...
Mick Dicker from Raw Energy Pursuits reports on the Worthing Sailing Club Aquathlon, held on Thursday 10th July 2008: 1km sea swim / 10km coastal run Despite strong Force-5 winds battering the shore, sixty brave athletes took to the water and...
The first of the Parc Bryn Bach Aquathlon series was held on a cold and blustery evening...
www.tri247.com /go/aquathlon.html   (368 words)

  
 Bedford Junior Aquathlon – May 2008
Bedford Borough Council will hold the 6th Junior Bedford Aquathlon on Sunday 04 May 2008 at Bedford Park and Robinson Pool.
The Aquathlon is a continuous swimming and running event aimed at everyone aged from 8-16 (school years 3 to 11 inclusive).
Dolphins swimmers may wish to support this event as a group and meet up in the park.
www.flitwickdolphins.com /events/BedfordAquathlon_May2008.html   (94 words)

  
 Mexico to host 2007 ITU Aquathlon World Championships
Traditionally the aquathlon world championships are held in conjunction with the triathlon world championships, but because of the tight urban setting and scheduling at the 2007 triathlon championships in Hamburg, organizers are unable to host the event.
“Because of the full schedule and setting in Hamburg, it was an impossibility to have the aquathlon championships with the triathlon this year,” stated world cup and world championship director, Sheila O’Kelly.
Positioned in the southwest of Mexico on the Pacific Ocean, the once quiet fishing village is now one of a handful of destinations that make up the Mexican Riviera, of which Acapulco is the largest.
www.triathletemag.com /Departments/Race_Coverage/2007/Mexico_to_host_2007_ITU_Aquathlon_World_Championships.htm   (344 words)

  
 splash n dash
Congratulations to all who participated in the final race of the Splash N Dash Aquathlon series 2008.
As with all sporting event, the Splash'n'Dash Aquathlon Series 2007/2008 will need to enlist the help of volunteers to ensure the event is conducted in a safe and enjoyable environment for competitors.
If you, a friend or family member would like to be involved as a volunteer please contact Koya Marney at koya@trifit.com.au.
www.triathlete.net /splashndash   (420 words)

  
 Portland Runner
And, the expense of keeping Racenter going is offset by the recent success AA Sports has experienced in the multisport market.
Triathlons, duathlons and aquathlons have prospered in all distances, and AA Sports have dropped their struggling events to double their efforts in what works.
Their flagship event is their Pacific Crest "endurance weekend" at Sunriver, which includes a Half Iron Triathlon, Endurance Duathlon, Olympic Triathlon and Duathlon, Half Marathon and Marathon, a 5k, a 10k, a Kid's Dash, and a Kid's Splash, Pedal-n-Dash.
www.portlandrunner.com /aasports.htm   (175 words)

  
 Taunton Deane Triathlon
If you raced in the aquathlon this year and have any comments about the race, please download a questionnaire and send it in.
Entrants for the Aquathlon coming in now, all entrants so far are up on the database, click here to see who you're up against.
Race packs for the Aquathlon should be on the way, if you haven't got yours by the start of next week please let me know.
www.tauntondeanetri.co.uk   (932 words)

  
 aquathlon pictures, videos and albums
Aquathlon pictures, videos and albums that take you on an armchair tour of the world we live in.
Pictures and albums about Aquathlon published in sports
Photos of all competitors in the North East Senior Aquathlon Championships on 17/06 and the Castle Morpeth Triathlon on 18/06.
www.webshots.com /explains/sports/aquathlon.html   (511 words)

  
 MultiSport Canada Email   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are sending this newsletter out to all parents and their children who have registered in one of our KOS races.
In Collingwood the location of the pool did not allow us the flexibility to make the required changes to the KOS bike course to improve safety to the level we expect at MultiSport Canada, which means that the Collingwood race has been moved to Cobourg.
The Kids Of Steel Aquathlon will be on the Saturday right after all of the adult races and awards are finished.
www.multisportcanada.com /ms/newsletter/2005/2005_may_kos_msc_newsletter.cfm   (1906 words)

  
 Cycle Show 2006 - Human Race
Founded in 1990, Human Race is a professional event management agency specialising in staging multisport events, typically organising over 10 a year.
These include triathlons, duathlons and aquathlons, as well as single sport races, especially in running.
Human Race also organised the acclaimed Commonwealth Games Triathlon in 2002 which has led to the development of an annual ITU World Cup race over the same course in Salford and Manchester.
www.cycleshow.co.uk /page.cfm/action=Exhib/ExhibID=00191   (136 words)

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