MTC Swim League
Open Water Season is here and MTC are kicking off the annual swim league.
Where : Lough Owel, Diving Boards
When : Every Friday 6:45pm
What : 350 swim course to right of the boards,
How the league works.
Swimmers are split into 3 groups - A,B,C
'A' group is set off first with 4 loops of the swim course
'B' group sets off second with 3 loops of swim course
'C' group sets off last with 2 loops of swim course
Points are awarded as follows
8pts,7pts,6pts are awarded to the 1st,2nd,3rd in each of the groups and 5pts are awarded to all others who participate.
Focus this year is on practicing sighting, drafting in race conditions
We will not be timing each swimmer as in previous years.
No of loops of the swim course may change depending on weather conditions etc
Mass starts and 1km swims will be done every couple of weeks