The swim is a beach start, all participants must stand behind line in sand & between the 2 small orange cones.
The start is sounded by the hooter.
Swim is a rectangular course around two large bouys approximately 200m off the beach.
- 500m Swim = 1 lap
- 750m Swim = 1 lap
- 1000m Swim = 2 laps
On the 1000m swim all swimmers must either exit water & run around turn cone or bouy or swim around swim bouy at waters edge.
The course will be patrolled by lifeguards on surf skis and an IRB for safety. Please raise your hand if your require assistance.
We promote good sportsmanship at this event if you see someone in trouble please stop to help them until a lifeguard arrives.
Swim caps provided must be worn, you will be allocated one for the season. If you loose this cap another can be purchased for $6.
The run is a surveyed out-and-back course along Takapuna beach around marker cones. It is recommended that foot wear be worn.
The number of laps will be determined by the distance for the race.
- 5km = 2 full laps of the beach end to end
- 4km = 1 lap
- 3km = 2 short laps
We promote good sportsmanship at this event. If you see someone in trouble please stop to help them until help arrives.
The race directors reserve the right to amend/cancel the race should adverse weather conditions prevail.