SwimRun Camps & Workshops

Get Set 4 Swimrun Camps and Workshops are held in order to improve your performance in a new yet ever-growing, popular sport which originated in Sweden. It is about combining your open water swimming and running together and 'bringing' your kit with you!

Swimrun pair tow

 

Get Set 4 Swimrun Camps and Workshops are held in order to improve your performance in a new yet ever-growing, popular sport which originated in Sweden. It is about combining your open water swimming and running together and 'bringing' your kit with you!

 

The next swimrun clinic/workshop will be held at Bosworth Water Park on Saturday 13th May, 2017.

It will be run by Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE and Mike Alexander both experts in their field

 

So why come along this? Is It For You?

 

This session is suitable for complete beginners to Swimrun, as well as swimrunners who want to improve their skills and meet like-minded people. Whether you’ve already entered a Swimrun event or you just want to try it out, then this is for you. To get the most out of this course please make sure that you have previous open water swimming experience and that you can swim continuously for 1km. Please contact us if you are unsure about anything.

 

Schedule

14:00Welcome and introductions from Julie: (Managing Director of GETSET4SWIMMING.CO.UK) & Mike (founder of WESWIMRUN.ORG)

 

14:10Practical session from Mike covering:

 

  • Swimrun wetsuits, customising your own wetsuit
  • Swimrun gear, including pull buoys, tow belts, hand paddles, calve guards, footwear, "socks", maps
  • Considerations regarding temperature/weather
  • Sighting tips
  • Swimrun "rules"
  • Race strategy, working as a team, and learning points from the field
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15:15 - Run session with Mike: using a tow system, tips for steep & uneven ground, land-based transition practice.

 

16:15 - Tea & biscuits break! Refreshments available in cafe

 

16:30 - Swim questions with Julie (Managing Director and Coach at GETSET4SWIMMING.CO.UK)

 

17:00 - Hit the lake for expert Open Water Swim Coaching from Julie. You’ll be focusing on:

 

  • Efficient sighting in Open Water
  • Streamlining
  • Stroke work for the Open Water

18:00 – Mini Swimrun with Julie & Mike - a short route with several transitions to help practice and consolidate what you have learnt. 

 

18:45 - UK races, International races... feel inspired, choose your race!

 

Price

£70 per person


Includes: 2 coaching sessions, a short swimrun, some swimrun demo suits available, changing rooms and lots of fun!

 

Kit list

 

You’ll need to bring the following equipment (a full list will be sent when you book but essentials are below):

 

  • A wetsuit (a normal swimming wetsuit will be fine)
  • Trainers (ideally trail running shoes but any will do)
  • Goggles & bright swim hat (we can loan swim hats if you don't have one), tow float
  • Any swimrun gear you want to try out – hand paddles, pull buoy 
  • Thermal layer, neoprene gloves and socks if you think you’ll get cold
  • Usual running kit
  • Towel!
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We will have a few paddles and pull buoys that you can try using if you don’t have your own.

 

 

     Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE Swim Open Water Mike Alexander Swimrun 

 

We look forward to seeing you on the day.

 

Julie and Mike

 

 

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