What is Aquathlon?

Aquathlon is a multisport race consisting of elements of continuous running and swimming. Competitors complete a swim immediately followed by a run of varying distances in a continuous swim and run event.

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Who can take part?

  1. All registered TFNM (Triathlon Federation of North Macedonia) athletes, club members, and all recreational athletes who wish to compete. Participation is at one’s own responsibility and all participants sign a statement to that effect, their parents/guardians do it on behalf of the children.
  2. COMPETITORS MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM WITHOUT SWIMMING AID and should be able to confidently swim the distance for their age group (see table Categories by generations).
  3. We want to encourage as many people as possible to participate in the competition, but we as organizers reserve the right to refuse entry to participants who we consider do not meet the necessary conditions.

What will I need on the day of the competition?

  1. All participants will need a bathing suit, optional goggles, and a towel. For the running part, they will need a t-shirt and training/running shoes.
  2. No one competing in the Aquathlon may wear jewelry.

On the day…

  1. Competitors will need to arrive on time for registration, where they will receive an electronic bracelet and will be marked with a felt-tip pen.
  2. All competitors will receive a medal at the end of the race.
  3. All results/rankings of the competitors for each age group will be available on the website of our official match meter Tag timing Macedonia.

Be a part of
Aquathlon 2022

Organizer: Athletic Club Ohrid trcaT
Co-organizer: Triathlon Federation of North Macedonia
Patron: Municipality of Ohrid
Helpers: Kozuvchanka, Red Cross Ohrid, Beach K’J Divono, Zito Leb, Barracks Hub
Place: KJ Divono beach, Studencishta path
Date of the event: 28.08. 2022, Sunday
The last day to register is August 21, 23:59.
After that period you will not be able to register.


Categories by generations

Categories Date of birth
Seniors Born 2002 and older
Juniors Born 2003-2006
Cadets Born 2007-2009
Children 2 Born 2010-2012
Children 1 Born 2013 and younger
Masters Born 1992 and older

Distances

Category

Swimming Running
Seniors
Juniors
Cadets
Masters

300 meters

3 km

Children 2

150 meters

1.5 km

Children 1 75 meters

750 meters


Issuance of starter electronic bracelets

The issuing of starting electronic bracelets and marking with a felt-tip pen will be done on Sunday from 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM. On Saturday from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM at the KJ Divono beach, we will be available to all those who need an explanation of the route and to answer additional questions.

Swimming

Swimming takes place on the “KJ Divono beach” and it is laid out as a triangle. The start is in front of the beach itself and competitors start from within the water. A trail map is in the works and will be posted as soon as it is ready.

Running

The race takes place on the “Studencishta” track to its end point near the bridge at the Studencishta canal. The running route map is under construction and will be posted as soon as it is ready.

Registration fee

  • Masters, Seniors, Juniors, and Cadets – 600 denars
  • Children 2 – 300 denars
  • Children 1 – free of charge

Scoring

The race is the official Aquathlon State Championship.

Technical rules

Participants are obliged to follow the rules of ITU (International Triathlon Union) and TFNM (Triathlon Federation of North Macedonia) and participation in the race is their own responsibility and all the consequences are the responsibility of the competitors.

Time Table

Registration:
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM

Start of the races:
08:30 AM – Master/Seniors/Juniors/Cadets
09:30 AM – Children 2
10:15 AM – Children 1
11:00 AM – Award ceremony

Transition

The transition will be on the concrete pad immediately after exiting the water and it will be marked appropriately for each competitor (by starting number).

Refreshment stations

There will be two refreshment stations on the running track (water, electrolytes, and fruits).

Start/finish zone

The map is being made for the start/finish zone and the running route, and we will publish it when it is ready.

Awards

Each participant who completes the race will receive a medal/finisher while all first place competitors will receive a medal and a diploma.

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