Entry & Safety Requirements
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Entry & Safety Requirements

  • FITNESS: You MUST be able to swim 2.8km confidently before taking part in the 2.8km event and 5.2km confidently (downstream) before taking part in the 5.2km event. If you cannot do this then the 750m event may be more suited for you as a great introduction to open water swimming racing.
  • AGE: All competitors in all distances must be 16 years of age or over. Competitors under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian complete a consent form on their behalf, which must be brought to registration on the day of the event. 
  • TOW FLOATS: Tow floats MUST be worn by all competitors. No competitor will be allowed in the water without a tow float. You can order a tow float to rent or buy during event registration or bring your own.
  • CUT-OFF TIMES: Anyone who does not meet their cut-off time will be picked up by the water safety team. If at any time our safety team does not feel that you are capable of meeting the cut-off time, or they are concerned for your safety, you will be removed from the water. These decisions are always made with your safety in mind. The Water Safety Director’s decision is final.
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