Austin Aquatics & Sports Academy launches summer Splash-n-Dash series

The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy will launch a Splash-n-Dash race series for kids and adults. Photo courtesy Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy
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The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy will launch a Splash-n-Dash race series for kids and adults. Photo courtesy Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy
The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy will launch a Splash-n-Dash race series for kids and adults. Photo courtesy Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy

The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy will launch a Splash-n-Dash race series for kids and adults. Photo by atexphoto.com

 

Looking for some quick, short races to tune up your triathlon skills?

The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy is launching a Summer Splash-n-Dash race series for adults and youth.

The non-sanctioned races will take place monthly on Sunday mornings starting in May. A Ladies Only event is scheduled for June, a Couples/Pairs event is set for July, and a Junior Championship will take place in August.

The swims will take place in the academy’s outdoor heated, Olympic-sized pool. Runs will follow the on-site crushed granite trail and paved sidewalks.

The course will cover trails on the academy's property. Photo courtesy Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy

The course will cover trails on the academy’s property. Photo courtesy Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy

Ages 6 to 10 will swim 100 meters and run .3 miles. Ages 11 to 15 will swim 200 meters and run 1 mile. Adults will swim 800 meters and run 2 miles.

Entry fee is $15. To register and see course maps, go here.

Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy is located at 5513 Southwest Parkway. On race day, athletes and spectators must park at the Encino Trace/ARM office complex next door at 5707 Southwest Parkway.

Here’s the lineup:

  • May 15: Kid’s Series Race No. 1 and Adult Splash-n-Dash
  • June 19: Kid’s Series Race No. 2 and Adult Ladies Only Splash-n-Dash
  • July 24: Kid’s Series Race No. 3 and Couples/Pairs Splash-n-Dash
  • Aug. 14: Kid’s Championship Race and Final Adult Splash-n-Dash
The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy will host a summer Splash 'n Dash series. Photo by Chris LeBlanc

The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy will host a summer Splash ‘n Dash series. Photo by Chris LeBlanc


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