EVENT: Port to Park (1.1km Swim) Start time: 10:30am
ENTRY FEE: $35.00 (includes swim cap and event t-shirt)
(For entries received at South Melbourne Lifesaving Club or online prior to 12pm Wednesday 31st January 2007)
LATE ENTRY FEE: $45.00 (includes swim cap and event t-shirt)
Late entries will be accepted on race day from 8.00am
REGISTRATION: Registration will begin at 8.00am and close at 9.45am on Saturday 3rd February 2007
AGE DIVISIONS: Open
Jnr boys/girls 12-17 yrs
Snr Men/Women 30-39 yrs
Masters Men/Women 40-49 yrs 50-59 yrs 60-69 yrs 70+yrs
AGE ON DAY OF SWIM
PRIZES: 1ST, 2ND & 3RD prizes will be awarded in each age category for male and female competitors.
SAFETY: The swimming course in the Port to Park Swim will be marked out with cans and will be patrolled by IRB’s and surf ski paddlers. A fully equipped medical tent will be present on the beach with trained medical staff. A fluid station will be available.
Each competitor is responsible for his or her own physical condition and enters the event at his or her own personal risk. Any competitor who is still out on the course after 90 minutes will be asked to default and assisted to return to the start/finish via IRB.
The organisers reserve the right to cancel the 1km Port to Park swim course on the day if it is deemed that weather conditions (in particular wind) are too dangerous to swim. Cancellation will be broadcasted on the morning of the event before 9.00am through available media outlets and from South Melbourne LSC.
PRESENTATIONS: Presentations will be made at approximately 11am, on the balcony of South Melbourne Life Saving Club. All Prize Winners MUST be present to collect their prizes.
OTHER CONDITIONS: To ensure fair competition no individual escort boat, surf ski or board paddler will be permitted to accompany swimmers. Flotation devices and fins are prohibited. (Wet suits may be worn)
ENTRY FORM: Mail entry form with entry fee to:
Port to Park Swim 2007
PO Box 3091
South Melbourne D/C, 3205
Cheques Payable to:
South Melbourne Life Saving Club
ENQUIRIES: David Brady
Ph: 0407 722 985