blueseventy 2.5km Ultimate

b70The ultimate test of your ocean swimming ability – take the challenge!

Competitors will leave the beach and swim out to the 200m marker buoy. They will swim anti-clockwise around a triangle course to swim past the start/finish area. They will continue swimming along the beach for approximately 700m before turning left, and left again to swim back to the 200m marker. They will then swim a second time around the triangle course to end up at the start/finish area.

There are no prizes for age categories but the top 3 competitors will receive a certificate. Certificates will also be awarded to the 1st male and 1st female not wearing a wetsuit. Certificates of completion with your time are available on request.

 

 

 

pon-57558-ocean-swim-map_2500m

Click on map to zoom

Age Groups

Determined by your age as at race day.

Under 15

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

Over 60

Safety

Surf Life Saving New Zealand will be patrolling the course in IRBs and on rescue boards. Swimmers should be able to confidently swim the distance entered.

Race start time

Compulsory pre-race briefing at 10.15 am. Race starts at 10.30 am.