In 2017 Silverfit and SwimforTri, are holding their very popular Hyde Park Sunset Aquathlons based at the beautiful setting of the Serpentine Lido, adjacent to the café, yet again. We hope you will join us!
The series consists of four Silverfit Aquathlons, and it offers a great chance to experience the Olympic triathlon venue whilst simultaneously enjoying the sun setting at the most iconic Royal Parks.
The dates are: Please note that the aquathlon takes place rain or shine!
Please sign up on the BTF website. When on the BTF website please go via the “More info” button in order to sign up!
All of our four aquathlons are for individuals & (relay) teams of two.
The event consists of:
A 500m swim in the Serpentine (wetsuits optional – BYO) followed by a 5km (2 laps) run in Hyde Park.
The event will take place under British Triathlon Rules.
You are welcome to enter as an individual or as a relay team (one does the swim and the other person does the run).
You must be a competent swimmer.
If you are entering as an Intergenerational Relay team please note the minimum age is 12 years old for the swim or run. Parents or guardians must sign a consent form agreeing to be poolside if the child is the nominated swimmer.
The minimum age for anyone doing the aquathlon as an individual is 18 years.
If you have a race belt please bring it with you to ensure ease of identification.
If you’d like to buy a black and silver Silverfit T-shirt please select yes and state the size/s. There will be medals and goody bags for all participants.
Serpentine Lido Cafe, Hyde Park, London W23XA.
Cost: £25 race entry (£22 to BTF members on production of 2017 race license on race day). Relay teams pay an additional £5/ £3 (for non-member/members) for the second person.
Online entries close midnight before the race.
Registration starts at 6:00pm.
Please arrive at the Serpentine Lido Cafe between 6:00pm to 6:30pm for a 7:00pm race start in several waves.
Food and drink will be available to purchase from the Serpentine Lido Cafe until 9:00pm.
Cancellation (please read)
You may withdraw from the event within a minimum of 10 days before the event and will be charged £10 towards administration fees. If you wish to cancel after 10 days we will not issue a refund. Transfers between events are at the discretion of the organiser and will incur a £5 administrative charge. If the event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances we will issue a refund net of any costs incurred. We withhold the right to change the format of the event in rare circumstances e.g. unable to swim due to safety issue; the event will then only include the 5k race.