Swimrun.Com Race Review Process

Swimrun.com produces detailed race reviews assigning each race a 1 – 5 star award based from a detailed recommendation score out of 100.

These are the personal opinions of the reviewer and by no means is the be all end all.

Detailed Recommendation Score

Our reviewer attempts to put each part of the race with elements important to the swimrunner. Each area we look at is scored out of 10 to fit the following criteria:

  • 0-4 Poor
  • 5 Average
  • 6-7 Good
  • 8-9 Excellent
  • 10 Gold standard

We look at three areas; a course rating, a race organiser rating and a value for money score:

Course Rating (50% of weighting)

  • Course scenery /10
  • Course transitions /10
  • Course swims /10
  • Course runs /10
  • Course marking /10

Race Organisation (40% of weighting)

  • Event communications & registration process /10
  • Safety (safety boats and medics) /10
  • Marshalls /10
  • Overall atmosphere /10

Value For Money (10% of weighting)

  • Is this course good value for money compared to the industry average and overall experience. /10

SWIMRUN.COM RACE RECOMMENDATION

The scores from the course rating, race organiser rating and avalue for money score are all added up to give a score out of 100 which we convert into a % recommendation.

A score of 90%+ (5 stars) or 80%+ (4 stars) gives a swimrun.com endorsement.

Scores of 70%+ (3 stars), 60%+ (2 stars) and 50%+ (1 star)