Monday, December 22, 2008

Singapore Biathlon

Finally after weeks of learning to swim in Front crawl techniques, i managed to swim for 30 laps continuously. Will be going for the swimming trials as required by the organizers, which is to able to swim 1.5 km under 40 minutes.

Event : Singapore Biathlon 2009 (1.5km Swim • 10km Run)
Date/Time : 7 March 09 ; 7.00am •
Venue : East Coast Park (near Car Park F2)

Swimming and Running routes

Requirement : Swim Trials

In order to ascertain the swimming proficiency and confidence level in doing long-distance swim, participants are required to participate in a swim trial.

All first-time participants must participate in a swim trial within 14 days of registration. It is ok if you fail the first try as it will serve as a gauge on your current physical standard. You may book for another swim trial date within two weeks as well.

Qualifying Time

Participant should be able to swim 30 laps of 50 metres under 40 minutes.

Race Categories

Men's Open 15 years and above (as of 7 March 2009)
Women's Open 15 years and above (as of 7 March 2009)
Men's Veteran 40 years and above (as of 7 March 2009)
Women's Veteran 40 years and above (as of 7 March 2009)
Team Challenge Team of 2 from the same company/organization
SAF Invitation Team of 5 (pls refer to below for details)

Registration Fee

SAFRA Member Public Team Challenge (Team of 2)
Normal Rate(24 Nov 08 to 31 Dec 08)
$46 $52 $110
Final Rate(1 Jan 09 to 31 Jan 09)
$54 $60 $130

Closing date for registration: Sun, 31 Jan 09

Registration fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. The Organising Committee reserves the right to close registration earlier should participation reaches the capacity before the said closing date.

Click here for more details.


Jodan said...

All the best!
You can do it!
Jia You!

Thomas Tan said...

Thanks, planning for the time trial date....