20 October 2020
What is it?
Level X Racing is a club time trial held in training with results being submitted to Swim England’s Rankings database.
It is a fun opportunity for swimmers to practice some racing skills in the absence of competitions due to COVID-19.
Swim England will publish leaderboards at designated times throughout the racing period to celebrate success.
Who is it for?
Any Swim England category 2 member can take part in Level X Racing. Swim England are offering a free upgrade to Category 2 for current Category 1 members for the remainder of 2020 to enable them to take part in Level X Racing, however to participate in 2021 swimmers will need to be a fully paid Category 2 member. Full information on the membership requirements can be found in our Level X Racing Eligibility Information document.
Only swimmers who would usually be attending that particular training session should take part in Level X Racing sessions, and all swimmers should take part in their usual training bubbles with social distancing maintained throughout.
When is it happening?
Series 1 of Level X Racing starts on 23 October and ends on 31 December 2020. More details about the schedule can be viewed here.
Series 2 of Level X Racing is proposed to start on 4 January and run to 9 March, confirmation of this will be released in December 2020.