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3PM SAT 16 FEB 2019

500M BEACHSWIM + 4KM ROADRUN

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RACE DETAILS

Cowes Classic race time 3:00pm.

Marshall at start by 15min before race time

Register at Race Centre (North Pier Hotel) and pick up your race pack by 60min before race time.

Results presentation at the North Pier hotel at time to be advised.

Swim starts on the western side of the Cowes foreshore for a 500m tide assisted swim around the pier. Don your shoes at the transition zone in front of the North Pier hotel for a 4km run up Thompson Ave, turning left down Chapel St towards Silverleaves, then looping back along the foreshore to the finish in front of the North Pier hotel again.

REGISTRATION AND COST

Online before 6pm the day before

Adult $55       Junior $30       Team relay $80

 

At race centre on the day

Adult $65       Junior $40       Team relay $80

Prices include GST,  online entries are strongly encouraged and are open to 6pm day before event. Payment method for online entries is credit or debit card. If you do not have a credit or debit card, Australia Post provides a prepaid card service, please visit your nearest Post Office for details. Minimum competitor age is 15 years on the day of the event.

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ENTRANT CATEGORIES

JM  Junior male 15 – 17

JF   Junior female 15 – 17

SM   Senior male 18+

SF   Senior female 18+

M40   Male 40+

F40   Female 40+

M50   Male 50+

F50   Female 50+

Team relay

TM   Male

TF   Female

TX   Mixed

Local resident

Competitor must have permanent residential address in Bass Coast Shire

Age on day of event

Minimum competitor age is 15

COMPETITION DAY

Race time

3:00pm

Marshall

Competitor briefing in the Cowes foreshore near the race start at 2:45pm

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Race Centre closes at 2:30pm. Here you will receive your timing bracelet and coloured swimming cap- the colour dictates which start wave you will be in. You will also handover your transition bag which contains your runners and any other belongings you require at the completion of the swim leg in preparation for the run. Participants will also receive a Race Pack which includes their Cowes Classic T-Shirt and other goodies.

Results

Presentations at 5:00pm.

PRIZES

Cowes Classic boasts one of the largest pools of cash prizes and giveaways.

Senior 18+

First senior male + female   $500 each

Second senior male + female   $150 each

Third senior male + female   $100 each

First local senior male + female   $100 each

Second local senior male + female   $50 each

Junior 15 – 17

First junior male + female   $100 each

Second junior male + female   $50 each

First local junior male + female   $50 each

Second local junior male + female   Prize pack each

40+, 50+ and swim

First 40+ male + female   $50 each

Second 40+ male + female   Prize pack each

First local 40+ male + female    Prize pack each

Second local 40+ male + female   Prize pack each

First 50+ male + female   $50 each

Second 50+ male + female   Prize pack each

First local 50+ male + female    Prize pack each

Second local 50+ male + female   Prize pack each

First local 50+ male + female    Prize pack each

Fastest swim male + female      Prize pack each

Team relay

First    Prize pack

First male + female    Prize pack each

Second male + female    Prize pack each

First mixed    Prize pack

Second mixed    Prize pack

First local    Prize pack

Second local    Prize pack

First local junior    Prize pack

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. No extraneous aids are allowed. This includes, but is not limited to fins, boards, snorkels, flotation gear, and personal support teams.
  2. Wetsuits may be worn.
  3. Course Marshalls shall have authority to disqualify any competitors.
  4. Race officials shall have the ultimate and final authority to remove a competitor if the competitor is judged to be physically incapable of continuing the race without risk of injury.
  5. All competitors must adhere to the course as marked.
  6. Competitors will be required to have an official race number, and during the swim wear an official sponsor’s swim cap, provided upon registration.
  7. Organisers reserve the right to accept, reject, and cancel entries.
  8. The spirit of friendly competition should be maintained throughout the event. Any unsportsmanlike behaviour will be grounds for immediate disqualification.
  9. Only those participants who have trained and feel competent to complete the event should enter the event.
  10. We recommend wetsuits and goggles be worn by swimmers.
  11. Each competitor will be issued with a transponder (timing bracelet) which they will be required to wear at all times during the race. It is the responsibility of competitors to ensure the transponders are securely fastened to them prior to entering and exiting the water. Non-returned or lost transponders will incur a $100 replacement charge.

RESULTS

Overall 2017

Overall Winner: Luke Plant

Senior Male: Luke Plant

Senior Female: Alexandra Brown

Junior Male: Linus Mayes

Junior Female: Rebecca Henderson

40-49 Male:  Mack Clarkson

40-49 Female: Anna Clarkson

50+ Male: Rob Fleisner

50+ Female: Dawn Penney

Team Male: Lachlan and Hamish

Team Female: Daisy and Molly

Team Mixed: Milk Chocolate

Local 2017

Overall Winner: Luke Plant

Senior Male: Luke Plant

Senior Female: Kara Landells

Junior Male: Kai Lumsden

Junior Female: Olivia Hughes

40-49 Male: Kris Harris

40-49 Female: Emma Moore

50+ Male: Rob Fleisner

50+ Female: Jenny Hibble

Team Male: Hamish Harrison

Team Female: Daisy Corbett

Team Mixed: Jack Taylor