Third Annual Forest Park Aquathon at Forest Park Aquatic Center

Event Date

Sun, Jun 29, 2014


Noblesville, IN

About This Activity



  • Swim 500 meters in the pool, changing lanes after each 50 meters (called a serpentine swim)
  • Run 5K in the park
  • Swim another 500 meters serpentine in the pool, finishing where you started


  • Swim 500 meters in the pool, changing lanes after each 50 meters (called a serpentine swim)
  • Run 5K in the park
  • Finish at the pool

LOCATION/FACILITY: Forest Park Aquatic Center, SR 19 (Cicero Road), Noblesville, IN 46062.  Pool temperature between 76° and 84° F.
ELIGIBILITY: All participants must be 14 years or older and sign the waivers.

RULES: No unsportsmanlike conduct. USMS rules will apply.

ENTRY FEES: Registration is $30 and must be received by June 26, 2014. Race-day entries are $40. Event registration will closed when 100 entries have been received. Fee includes: T-shirts (pre-registration only), and snacks. Proceeds benefit the not-for-profit, Friends of Central Pool, Inc. (FOCP). There will be no refunds.

TIMING: Heartland Endurance Sports will be chip-timing this event.

SAFETY: Our Primary Concern: Safety monitors and life guards will monitor the swim and run courses. A water stop will be available on the course at the run ‘halfway’ mark. Swimmers must wear race cap and numbers on arms and back for identification. Athletes will enter the water only after being identified and recorded by race number by a race official. In case of severe weather or other safety issue, the race may be postponed, cancelled or abandoned.

SEEDING: Swimmers will depart at 5 or 10 second intervals and will be seeded by their estimated 100 meter swim time. Please estimate accurately to avoid crowding in the lanes and overtaking or being overtaken by other swimmers.  All participants must provide a real or estimated seed time. The Event Director reserves the right to change seeding. Participants should swim on the right and pass on the left.

AWARDS: Top three swimmers in each gender will receive awards of merchandise.
LODGING: Several Noblesville hotels are within 6 mi. of the venue: Fairfield Inn, 17960 Foundation Dr., Noblesville (317) 776-9900; Super 8, 17070 Dragonfly Lane, Noblesville, (317) 776-7088; Quality Inn and Suites, 16025 Prosperity Drive, Noblesville (317) 770-6772. Many other choices are available in the surrounding area.

RACE DIRECTOR: Dick Sidner, 1510 Persimmon Pl, Noblesville, IN 46062. Ph (317) 695-9885.

ABOUT NOBLESVILLEa history buff’s haven delights with an historic courthouse and quaint brick-lined streets. The Courthouse and business district are on the National Register of Historic Places. In Forest Park visit the Train Museum, the 1871 Covered Bridge, a carousel and the Forest Park Aquatic Center operated by the not-for-profit, Friends of Central Pool, Inc. For tourist information, call the Hamilton County Convention & Visitors Bureau (317) 848-3181 or visit

Event schedule and times

TIME LIMIT: ~90 minutes. Those not finished within the time limit will be asked to exit the course.

CHECK-IN: Race Day CHECK-IN: 6:30-7:30 AM; Race Day Meeting 7:45 AM. Start: 8 AM. Swimmers will be seeded by their estimated 100 meter swim time.


Swimming warm up at FPAC pool is 7:15 to 7:45AM.

SUNDAY (7/28/2012): RACE DAY

6:30 – 7:30 AM: All Swimmers Check-In and numbered.

7: 15-7:45 Warm-up.

7:45 AM: Mandatory pre-race instructions

7:50 Staging; SWIM/RUN/SWIM. Line up by number.

8:00AM: Start SWIM/RUN/SWIM; Followed by SWIM/RUN.

9:30 AM: Course closes. Awards ASAP

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