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Date: Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th FEBRUARY 2016

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2016 - Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th FEBRUARY 2016

The swim area will be an outdoor laned section of the Low Wood Bay Resort Marina. Lanes will be separate by ropes, and 30m long. Each lane will have steps for both entry and exit, and your clothes will be waiting for you at the end of your race. The water will likely by less than 5 degrees. Each race will be timed, and the fastest time per age group will win each category. Make sure you stay around for the prize giving and medal ceremony at the end of the day!

The separate events will be:

  • 30m breaststroke

Competitive head up breaststroke race, all types of hats welcome! Races will be one width of the marina and held in age group divisions.

  • 60m freestyle

Competitive freestyle race. Races will be two widths of the marina and held in age group divisions. No tumble turns allowed.

  • 4 x 30m relay

A competitive yet fun team event, any swim style, mixed teams only (one person of opposite gender). Each participant will swim one width of the marina for their team.

  • 120m freestyle

Competitive freestyle race. A new race distance for 2015 - a great challenge for those looking to increase their distance, but who aren't yet ready for the endurance 450m. Races will be 4 widths of the marina and held in age group divisions. No tumble turns allowed.

  • 450m endurance swim
    For experienced cold water swimmers only. A huge endurance challenge! Only touch turning allowed for 15 widths of the marina. Participants must provide summary of cold water training and experience during their registration. Minimum requirement is to swim 900m in water less than 6 degrees before the race, including witness current email/phone number contact details. This endurance swim race has limited entries. Chillswim reserve the right to refuse entry to swimmers who do not have sufficient experience (please don't be offended it is for the safety of the event).

Prizes will be awarded to the fastest time in each age group per event, as well as spot prizes for any swimmer present at the prize giving.

 

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