2016 Aquathon Championships




The BVI Triathlon Federation is introducing the 2016 Aquathon Championships, a three event series, which will see the first national aquathon champions crowned.  The first event takes place at Smuggler’s Cove on Saturday, September 24th.

The three events:

Smuggler’s Cove Aquathon:  Saturday, September 24th
VG Aquathon: Sunday, October 16th
Peter Island-Athlon: Saturday,  November 19th

Each event will have two distance options, but those competing for national champion glory must complete the longer course.

Short Course is 2 legs: 400 metre swim/1 mile run.  Open to individuals only.

Long Course is 4 legs: 800 metre swim/2 mile run/800 metre swim/2 mile run.  Open to individuals and teams (any number in a team up to a total of 4 persons)

Place points (all events count, no discards)

1st – 16
2nd – 12
3rd –  9
4th – 7
5th – 5
6th – 4
7th – 3
8th- 2
9th – 1

There will be a beach BBQ after the Smuggler’s Cove event.  Sign up at Tortola Sports Club at 6pm-6.30pm on Friday, September 23rd. US$20 entrance fee for adults. Kids are free.  Race starts at 7.30 am.  Kids event after adult event at 9am.