Workshop 2020

Welcome to participate in our Swimrun Workshop in the beautiful archipelago of the Åland Islands!
We will be learning everything about swimrunning, while enjoying our time at Käringsund Resort & Conference, in the western part of Åland.


                                   Käringsund Resort & Conference

Date: 10-11 August 2020
Venue: Käringsund Resort & Conference
Event size: Max 20 participants (to guarantee quality and safety)


Flyer as PDF

Organisers: Åland Swimrun, in collaboration with Team Say No! to Doping
Coaches: Jasmina & Thomas (Team Say No! to Doping, 2nd and 3rd in Mixed category in ÖtillÖ 2019/2018)

Workshop objective: Prepare you for your first Åland Swimrun – race
Coaching method:
Everything you learn in the classroom we practice outside in stunning nature
For who is the workshop: From beginners to experienced level. Participants must be able to swim in open water.
Focus is on: technique, strenght and intensity

Price:  280€/ person
Registration at: https://www.lyyti.in/Aland_Swimrun_Workshop_2020_4718

What´s included in the package:
  • 4 hours of theory/ 8 hours of practice
  • accommodation for two nights in double room (= sharing a room with another person. In the same cottage also stay 1-2 person(s) with whom you share a living room, kitchen and toilet)
  • breakfast x 2, lunch x 2 and dinner x 2
  • use of resort facilities and amenities
  • free use of demo equipment provided by our partners SwimrunnersTM and HEAD Swimming
  • free samples of Nosht Energy
  • marked course sections and surveillance along longer swim sections
  • 15% discount on participation fee for Åland Swimrun 2020

Additional products:

  • single room (= own room. In the same cottage also stay 1-2 person(s) with whom you share a living room, kitchen and toilet), 40€
  • extra nights, breakfast included (Saturday to Sunday and/ or Tuesday to Wednesday) , 45€/ night
  • kindergarden from 9.00 am- 17.00pm, 5 euros/hr per child
  • possible for non-participating family members to come along, 60-230€/ person

Programme:

Day 1
8:00 – 9:00      Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00    Fundamentals of running posture and trail run technique
10:00 – 12:00  Outdoor group trail running practice (on different terrain conditions)
12:00 – 13:00  Lunch
13:00 – 14:00  Intro to swimrun: essential equipment (& set-up), open water swimming, transitions,  team / safety aspects
14:00 – 16:00  Outdoor practice a short easy swimrun loop with different entry and exit points
16:00 – 17:00 Recap of the day (lessons learned)
17:00 – 19:00  Free time / other proposed by resort (i.e. sauna, yoga, guest speaker)
19:00 – 20:00  Dinner

Day 2
08:00 – 09:00  Breakfast         
09:00 – 10:00  Fundamentals of swimrun training (pacing, energy management, strength & mobility)
10:00 – 12:00  Outdoor drills and exercises (coordination, balance, range of motion, strength, rhythm)
12:00 – 13:00  Lunch
13:00 – 14:00  Race preparation and race day (tapering, base vs build-up, course knowledge, tactics)
14:00 – 16:00  Outdoor practice a swimrun course with off trail running, rocks and more difficult entry and exit points
16:00 – 17:00 Recap of the day (lessons learned)
17:00 – 19:00  Free time / other proposed by resort (sauna, yoga, guest speaker)
19:00 – 20:00  Dinner


What do you need to bring with you for the workshop:
  • (swimrun) wetsuit *)
  • pull buoy and tow rope *)
  • paddles *)
  • enery gels
  • water bottle
  • swim goggles
  • waterproof first aid kit
  • trailrun and running shoes
  • swim cap (all weather)
  • outdoor running clothes
  • indoor training clothes
  •  whistle

*) the organization has a limited supply of demo wetsuits, pull buoys and paddles but if you have your own please bring them with you to the workshop

The organization does NOT provide insurance cover for this workshop. Participation is AT YOUR OWN RISK

Also remeber to bring your sense of humor and enthusiasm and it will be fun!

How to get here?

Read more about how to get to Åland at Travel & Accommodation


Questions?

If you have questions related to the organization of the event (accommodation, travelling e.t.c) – please contact Åland Swimrun/ Ia Colérus at info@alandevent.com

Workshop content related queries can be obtained by contacting Thomas Schreven from Swimrunners Finland at swimrunnersfinland@gmail.com