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Open Water Swim


 OPEN WATER SWIM 500m & 1km


Join in the fun of the Open Water Swim Event! This is a great opportunity to test out the wetsuit and the water.

The Open Water Swim event will take place as part of the SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon on Saturday 6 May.

WHEN: Saturday 6 May 2017     
WHERE: Geographe Bay Foreshore - in front of Barnard Park
WHEN: 12.00 noon start  

ENTRY FEES - 500m EVENT

ENTRY FEES

Triathlon Australia Members: $20.00

NON Triathlon Australia Members: $25.00

ENTRY FEES - 1km EVENT

ENTRY FEES

Triathlon Australia Members: $20.00

NON Triathlon Australia Members: $25.00

DISTANCES 

Distance  Minimum Age 
500m 12 years old 
1km 13 years old

Age as of 6 May 2017

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third male and female across the line in both the 500m & 1000m swim.   Placegetters will also receive a Funky Trunks Prize Pack.

1st - $150

2nd - $100

3td - $50

 

COURSE

 

REGISTRATION

Registration is available online until 5pm, Friday 5 May 2017.

On the day entries will be subject to availability.

ATHLETE CHECK-IN

Athlete check in on Saturday 6 May 2017 will occur at Barnard Park, Busselton between 11:00am and 11:45am.

Race start will be at 12noon. Wave starts will be released closer to the event.

WAVE STARTS

Distance  Start Time 
500m 12:00
1km  12.05

*Please note these times are subject to change.

WITHDRAWALS

No refunds will be offered.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • All swimmers must wear the provided swim cap and timing chip
  • Note that there is a $50 replacement fee for lost timing chips
  • Age categories as follow: Men under 35, Women under 35, Men over 35, Women over 35
  • Age is calculated as at race day

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