Shark Island Swim 2014

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Payce Cronulla Shark Island Swim
Distance: 2.3 km – Cancelled

Payce Cronulla Beach Fun Swim
Distance: 1 km – Cancelled

Sunday 19 March 2017
EVENT CANCELLED
On-line entries CLOSED

Message to all swimmers.

Due to hazardous surf conditions the
‘2017 Shark Island Swim’
has been cancelled. At this stage the committee is investigating an alternate
date and will advise accordingly.

All pre-registered swimmers will receive
a full refund for the swim portion of
the race less merchant fees.

All pre-purchased merchandise will be forwarded to swimmers in the next two weeks; alternatively we will be present
at Cronulla SLSC tomorrow if any
swimmers would like to collect their
commemorative T-Shirts or Caps.

We thank you for your continued support of the ‘Shark Island Swim’ and ‘Cronulla SLSC’

Kindest regards,
the Shark Island Swim Committee.

Link to the Sharrk Island Swim Facebook page Follow the link to our Facebook page for updates and information on the 2017 Shark Island Swim.

Link to the 2017 results

The 2017 Payce Cronulla Shark Island Swim
results will be posted on the above link
after 12.30pm on Sunday 19 March.

AGE DIVISION:

Minimum age for the 1 km swim is 10 years old.
Minimum age for the 2.3 km swim is 13 years old.

START:

CRONULLA BEACH
1 km SWIM
9.30 am 2 WAVES – UNDER 40YRS/OVER 40YRS
CRONULLA SHARK
ISLAND 2.3 km SWIM
10.30 am 4 WAVES – ALL DIVISIONS

FINISH:

Between flags on Cronulla Beach. The flags will be about 10 metres up the beach from the waters edge.

DISABLED ASSISTANCE:

Disabled assistance is available for entry/exit of water for both swims. Please request this assistance when signing in on the day.

SAFETY:

There will be inflatable rescue boats, jet skis and board paddlers patrolling the course. Each swimmer is responsible for his or her own physical condition and enters this event at their own personal risk. Any swimmer who is still in the water after 90 minutes will be asked to default and will be transported to shore.

A swimmer deemed incapable of completing the course may be brought to shore at any time at the absolute discretion of the Water Safety Manager.

SWIMSUITS:

Swimmers must wear only conventional swimming costumes made from lycra and/or polyester. Costumes must contain no neoprene or any other ‘high tech’ material or substance or any material with any flotation support. Male swimmers must wear only briefs with no arms, legs or any part of the costume covering their body above the waist. Female swimmers must wear either one or two piece costumes with no arms or legs.

If you choose to wear a wetsuit or swimsuit with flotation support, you will be ineligible for any prizes.

PRESENTATION:

Major awards will be presented at the conclusion of the race in the Tony Purcell Memorial Room, upstairs in Cronulla SLSC at approximately 12.15pm.

ENQUIRIES:

The Race Convenor – Kieran Day on 0409 523 215
or email admin@sharkislandswim.com.au