SWIM COURSE: Approx 2.2km from Narrow Neck Beach to Balmain Reserve, Cheltenham Beach
CATEGORIES: Individual - Senior Male (15+), Senior Female (15+), Junior Male (14-), Junior Female(14-)
REGISTRATIONS: Register online by clicking the link on this page. Registrations will remain open until 5pm on Friday, March 27th unless we reach our maximum number beforehand. Please note that our last open water swim reached cut-off point about a week prior to the swim. There are NO swim-day registrations.
CONFIRMATIONS: Swim day confirmations are open from 8:30am at Narrow Neck Beach. For safety and regulation reasons, no-one will be permitted to swim without having confirmed at the desk. Please remember your BIB number or bring it along with you to help keep the confirmation queue short.
GEAR: Your gear will be transported in a secure trailer to Balmain Reserve for collection at the conclusion of your swim.
REQUIREMENTS: Wet suits are optional. Swim caps are compulsory - please bring your own. We may have a couple spare at the registration desk should you forget.
RACE BRIEFING: A full race briefing will be given at Narrow Neck Beach at 10:15am.
START TIME: The Start Horn goes at 10.30am at the boat ramp end of Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport
ENTRY FEES: Seniors $40 / Juniors $30
RegisterNow booking fee of 3% applies plus card fee. Example: Senior Female paying with Mastercard Debit card will be charged a total of $40 + $1.89 = $41.89
LATE FEES: Late Fees apply from Sunday March 22nd 2020. Late Fee $10.
PAYMENTS: Credit Card Registrations are confirmed immediately via email. Check www.devoswim.org.nz closer to the date for race-day information, changes due to weather, and last minute advice
GETTING BACK: For anyone needing a lift back to Narrow Neck after the prize-giving, there will be plenty of people with cars at Balmain Reserve who can get you there. Just make yourself known at the desk after the last swimmers finish.
QUESTIONS: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
REFRESHMENTS: Fresh bacon & egg pie / non-meat pastry + drinks will be available to all entrants
PRIZES: Cash prizes to category winners + generous prizes donated by local sponsors TBA.
CANCELLATION: In the event of an extreme weather forecast the day before, we will email all entrants on 27th March 2020 at 7pm to announce any changes to the course or cancellation. It will also be published on this website and on devoswim.org.nz.
Early on the day of the race we shall make a last inspection of the course to ensure it is safe. A final GO or NO GO announcement will be made on this website no later than 7.30am on 28th March.
In accordance with Council requirements and the environmental needs of the planet and our community, this event is ZERO WASTE - bring reusable bottles, avoid plastic.