Saturday, July 11, 2015
Start: 8:00 am
Stillwell Ave & Boardwalk
Long Dist.: 2 Mile Swim follow by 6 Mile Run
Olympic Dist. 1 Mile swim follow by 3 mile run
Sprint Dist.: .5 Mile Swim follow by 3 Mile Run
Long Swim only : 2 Mile
Olympic Swim only : 1 Mile
Short Swim only : 1/2 Mile
2014 Results Coney Island Aquathlon – 7.12 -
Swim and run under the historic parachute jump, pass the NY Aquarium and around the Cyclone. The run is on the boardwalk. The swim follows an out and back course along the shore. The site is located near all the great restaurants and entertainment you need to make your race day even more enjoyable for you and your friends. This is the perfect open water swim for those of you doing the new york city triathlon a week later.
The swim start is at Stillwell Ave. Ocean Certified Lifeguards will manage the swim. Lifeguards will be in kayaks and rescue boards along the swim course. The swim course will be marked with bright orange large buoys. Expected water temperature is between 65-70 degrees F. Expect challenging currents and swells. There may also be jellyfish. This is a sanctioned USA Triathlon Aquathlon and USA Triathlon sanctioned swims. Purchase of one day insurance is required if you are not a USAT member. The cost for the one day insurance is $12.00. That amount can be applied to purchase the USAT annual membership.
POSSIBLE SWIM COURSE CHANGE ON RACE DAY:
For those doing the 2 mile swim: Instead of swimming 1 mile and turning around you will do two loops of the 1 mile course. That means you will U-turn at the .5 Mile twice.
Transition Area Location
The transition area will be located on the boardwalk and Stillwell Ave. The transition area will open at 6:15 am.
For those doing the SWIM ONLY you must be body marked and must show your numbered swim cap before entering and leaving the transition area. Finish line for the swimmers will be on the beach where You will receive a finishers medal! After completing the swim you will be allowed in the transition area to pick up your personal items, however we ask you to be aware of athletes transitioning to the run.
For those doing the Aquathlon (SWIM/RUN) you must have your bib number in addition to be body marked and have a numbered swim cap before entering the transition area. After completing the swim athletes doing the aquathlon will transition to the run. You will leave the transition area and run East towards Brighton Beach. The finish line will be located on the boardwalk. You will receive a finishers medal.
Run Map: 3 mile loop (6 mile loop do it twice)
The Run will take place on the boardwalk. After completing the swim you will go to the transition area located on the Boardwalk just west of Stillwell Ave. You will leave the transition area and run East towards Brighton Beach.
Event details and schedule
Pre Race Day Packet Pick up to be announced!
6:00 am- 7:00am Packet Pickup and Race Day Registrations!!!
6:15 am Transition Area Opens.
7:45 am Mandatory Pre-Race meeting
7:55 am National Anthem
8:00 am Long Dist. Aquathlon Waves Begin (at least 3 minute intervals) Waves might change at discretion of the race director!
8:00 am 1st Wave Long Distance Aquathlon and 2 Mile swimmers (orange Swim Cap)
8:03 2nd Wave Olympic Dist. Aquathlon and 1 mile swimmers (yellow Swim Cap)
8:06 am Wave Short Dist. Aquathlon Waves and 1/2 mile swimmers (green Swim Cap)
9:30 am Initial Result List Posted