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1PM SAT 16 FEB 2019

NEW JUNIOR BIATHLON FOR 7 TO 14 YEAR OLDS

BEACH RUN + 200M OR 400M SWIM

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Giving the kids a crack

Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic

is now an inshore junior biathlon for 7 to 14 year olds to participate in our series. Adult swimmers are invited to join Cowes Classic as swim leg in a relay team.

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RACE DETAILS

Race time 1:00pm.

Marshall at start on Cowes beach, East of the pier 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.

Little Penguin Dash is a junior beach biathlon for 7 to 14 year olds, run in age-group heats. Beach run of 100m and inshore swim of 200m (7-10yo) or 400m (11-14yo).

REGISTRATION AND COST

Online before 6pm the day before

Junior $40

 

At race centre on the day

Junior $50

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 7 years on the day of the event.

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ENTRANT CATEGORIES

7F, 7M  7 year old female or male

8F, 8M   8 year old female or male

9F, 9M   9 year old female or male

10F, 10M   10 year old female or male

11F, 11M   11 year old female or male

12F, 12M   12 year old female or male

13F, 13M   13 year old female or male

14F, 14M   14 year old female or male

Local resident

Competitor must have permanent residential address in Bass Coast Shire

Age on day of event

Minimum competitor age is 7, maximum age is 14

PRIZES

While Little Penguin Dash emphasises participation, female and male age winners will be announced at Cowes Classic presentation.

 

 

COMPETITION DAY

Race time

1:00pm

Marshall

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

Register

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.  Participants will also receive a Race Pack which includes their medallion and other goodies.

Results

Presentations at 5:00pm.

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

2019 is Little Penguin Dash's inaugural year.