Marlborough Open Water Swim Champs – NEW EVENT

20 03 2013

On Sunday 14 April we will be holding the inaugural Marlborough Open Water Swim Champs. This event will run in parrallel to the Quadrathon, so that team swimmers can also participate in the Open Water Champs.


Sunday 14 April

8.30am Registration

9.30 am Race Briefing

10.00am Race Start (Quadrathon and Open water swim start same time)


800m (1 lap) and 2400m (3 laps)

Course (see map below)

All swimmers will start together in the water at the end of the Waikawa Jetty. The course will be marked by buoys and runs parallel to the shore adjacent to the rowing club.


Swim course is anticlockwise. 1 lap = 800m

Swim course is anticlockwise. 1 lap = 800m

Triathlon Coach, Ray Boardman from Qwik Kiwi Coaching, is supporting this event and he will be offering an open water swim seminar at Waikawa Bay on Sunday 7 April. If you are a little concerned about your ability to swim this event, or just need some of your skills polished, then register fro this seminar/practice session when you pre enter the race here

Qwik Kiwi Web




2 responses

20 03 2013

Question – if I enter the swim race I pay the entry fee etc. If someone then subsequently asks me to swim for them in their team I just want to check that it will be okay.

20 03 2013

Yes, no problem. As long as they put your name down as their swimmer before the entry cut off.

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