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Organiser

Mentone Life Saving Club

Date:

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Location:

Mentone Life Saving Club - Mentone - Melway 86 J8


Registration closes on:

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 at 6:00 PM - (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

MENTONE OPEN WATER MARATHON 2020
  • 10km open water swim - Individual wetsuit and non wetsuit 
  • 10km open water swim - Duo (team of 2) 
  • 10km open water swim -Team (team of 4) if you would like to join a team click on Facebook page HERE
  • 5km open water swim - Individual wet suit and non wet suit

Located in the sheltered Beaurmaris Bay, under the watchful eye of Mentone Life Saving Club. This is a fantastic event for experienced open water swimmers wanting to test themselves with a marathon distance.

NO kayaker or boat support required.

This is a great event for Marathon Swimming enthusiasts, without the hassle of organising boats and paddlers.

A member of the 2020 Victorian Open Water Championship Series
Mentone Life Saving Club is proud to the part of the inaugural 2019-2020 Victorian Open Water Championship Series.

Course Details: (CLICK TO VIEW COURSE MAP)
1. The course is made up of a 2.5km circuit. All individual swimmers must swim through a feeding station channel on each 2.5km leg.
2. Water and Gatorade will be provided at the feeding station.
3. If you would like to bring additional items, we will have a number of small unmanned stations adjacent to the main feeding station.
4. No support kayaks or boat support required nor allowed on or around the course.


Event Details:

Event Day:

Saturday 9th March, Registration and check in starts at 7AM
Mentone Life Saving Club, Beach Road, Mentone. Melways 86 J8 or Click on Map:

Entry Fees:

  • 10km Individual Swim: $60
  • 10km Team Swim: $240 per team ($60 per person)
  • 10km Duo Swim: $120 per duo ($60 per person)
  • 5km Individual Swim: $60

Note: there will be an additional $10 charge for on the day registrations for the swims. 

Schedule:

7:00 am On the Day Registration & 10km Check In Opens
7:35 am Safety briefing 10km
8:00 am 5km Check in Opens
8:00 am 10km Individual Swim Non Wetsuit start (Male & Female)
8:10 am 10km Individual Swim Wetsuit start (Male & Female)
8:20 am Duo's and Teams Start
8:35 am Safety briefing 5km
9:00 am 5km Non Wetsuit start (Male & Female)
9:10 am 5km Wetsuit start (Male & Female)
12:30 pm Trophy Presentation


Prizes:
All participants that complete the 10km will receive a commemorative medallion  

Award Categories:
Medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd
10km Individual - no wetsuit  (Male & Female)
10km Individual - wetsuit (Male & Female)
10km Team 
10km Duo
5km Individual - no wetsuit (Male & Female)
5km individual - wetsuit (Male & Female)

Links:

  Visit the Mentone Open Water Swim Web Site 
for course maps, and updated schedules
 
  Major Sponsor   
  Proud Partner    

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