This exciting new community swim and run event caters for all ages and abilities. Starting at the North Cottesloe Surf Club, the splash will be watched by lifesavers as you swim in a loop heading north and then dash back up and back down the beach to the finish line. There are three events with prizes on offer for the long course. The short and medium events are non-competitive and no timings will be recorded. All finishers receive a finisher medal and go on the draw to win some exciting prizes.

Entry includes official registration, swim cap, timing for the long event, refreshments, activities, an entry for random prize draw, and sponsor offers - plus finisher prizes for all participants.  This year there is a relay option in the long event.

Event day entries will be accepted at Check-In on Saturday 24 March. Please note a late registration fee may apply.

Age is determined as age at 31 December 2018.

CHECK IN AND ON THE DAY REGISTRATION OPENS AT 6:30AM.

SHORT

50m splash 250m dash

50m swim in waist deep water. The course will not be deep, so you can touch the bottom and there will be plenty of water safety. Small groups will start in staggered waves. This event also has a family wave so one parent or guardian can swim alongside their child.

250m run along the beach to the finish line.

Participants must be at least 6 years old as at 31 December 2018.

Event Briefing 7:50am followed by event start time 8am.

Entry $15

MEDIUM

150m splash 500m dash

The 150m swim will go out from the beach turn around a buoy to swim parallel to the beach for 30m and then swim back into the beach. The swim will go into deeper water than the short course. Surf lifesavers will be out on the water to help guide your way.

Once you are out of the water run 500m along the beach to the finish line.

Participants must be at least 10 years old as at 31 December 2018. If you are 10 years old you can still participate in the short course.  Kids can race Mum and Dad in this event.

The Short and Medium event are non-competitive and places will be announced.

All finishers receive a finisher medal and go on the draw to win some exciting prizes.

Event Briefing 8:20am followed by event start time 8:30am.

Entry $20

LONG

1km splash 1km dash

The swim will start at North Cottesloe beach and head north toward Swanbourne Beach. Once out of the water there is a 1km soft sand run back to the finish line. Participants must be at least 14 years old as at 31 December 2018.

This is an ocean swim with all the associated risks. Swimmers must have the fitness and skill to complete the course safely.  

There will be prizes for the male and female individual winners plus the male and female middle finisher for this category and races will be timed. All finishers receive a finisher medal and go in the draw to receive some exciting prizes.  

Event Briefing 8:50am followed by event start time 9am.

Entry $30 Individual

Relay option - only want to swim, only want to run.  Team up and enter the long course as a relay.  Both participants will receive finisher prizes.

Event Briefing 8:50am followed by event start time 9am.

Entry - $50 per relay


COURSE MAP

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* Please note: Race organisers may alter the course on race day due to prevailing conditions.


LOCATION

North Cottesloe Beach at the North Cottesloe Surf Club, 151 Marine Parade, Cottesloe WA

For parking locations click here.