500m Teams Kerry Geange / Bayleys Dash

Teams comprise of three members. All team members must complete the 500m distance and your team time is the total of all three members’ times added together. Team members will also have their times listed in the individual category.

The start of the 500m Teams race is near the lighthouse. Competitors will swim a loop course around buoys, before heading back the finish line.

Top 3 individual competitors and the top team will receive a certificate. You will be able to check your time on our website by about 2pm on race day. Certificates of completion with your time are available through our website.


Age Groups

Determined by your age as at race day.

Under 15






Over 60



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 9 am. Race starts at 9.15 am. REGISTER HERE.