The Devil's Aquathlon At Sandford Parks Lido

Sandford Parks Lido, Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7PU


The Devil's Aquathlon is a tough swimming and running challenge which raises funds for two charities* and is designed for competitors aged 19 and above (or 17 and above for shorter swim distance) who enjoy a personal or team challenge.
The event starts with a 2km swim in the lidos 50m main pool. The heating to the main pool will have been turned off at the end of our summer season and the water temperature will have dropped considerably (to about 20C). Wetsuits are advisable but not necessary. Competitors then run out of the lido and up to the Devils Chimney on Leckhampton Hill and then return to finish in the lido grounds, a round route of 10km.

Event distances:
Option 1 Swim 2km / Run 10km
Option 2 Swim 400m / Run 10km

The Devil's 2k Swim at Sandford Parks Lido This is a swimmimg race for competitors aged 17 and will take place immediately after the Devils Aquathlon.

*Sandford Parks Lido Ltd & Cobalt Unit Appeal Fund


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