Apolima Strait SWIM 2019
Friday 29 March, 2019
Reserve Days - 28 March, 30 March
AUCKLAND QUALIFYING SWIM
SAT, DECEMBER 22 - Long Bay
REGISTRATION OPENS 1 AUG
The swim course is a 2.5km Triangle running parallel to the beach.
For the 10km Swim, you will do 4 circuits of the course.
The start is in the water, knee / waist deep.
There are three buoys
Submerged Platform / Kayak at the start line
For 10km Swim, it is mandatory feeding after every circuit or 2.5kms.
Schedule & Safety
Swimmers are welcome to have their own personal kayak support
We will have kayaks and boats on the course
Swimmers are encouraged to bring your own water support / canoe especially for the 10km swim
Swim Caps, you will be issued with the Five Islands yellow Swim caps for this swim
6.30am, Registration at Long Bay on the beach in front of the Sir Peter Blake Outdoor Education Centre. This is on the south end of Long Bay Beach.
6.50am, 10km Briefing
7.00, 10km Start
7.30, 5KM Registration
7.50, 5KM Briefing
8.00, 5KM Start
Swim to your ability
If you are too slow, you will be withdrawn. You must complete 5kms within 2hrs to continue.
Non wetsuit for Upolu-Savaii qualifier
Other Swimmers, you may wear a wetsuit.
Please use the form below to send us your registration for this swim, and indicate your distance and state whether you are qualifying for the Samoa swim or taking part as a casual swimmer in what distance.