SAT 3 FEB 2018
600M FUN SWIM or 1.2KM BEACH SWIM
GREAT PRIZES • COMMUNITY DAY
Race start (1.2km at McKenzie Rd, 600m Cowes forshore) time 10:00am
Marshall at start by 15min before race time
Race Centre (North Pier hotel) opens at 7:30am. Register and pick up your Race Pack by 9:30am.
Presentations at the North Pier hotel at 11:30am.
A fun introduction to open swimming events. Two swim lengths are available; both distances are tide assisted in the open waters of Westernport Bay. The premier event is 1.2km. The 600m Fun Swim starts closer to Cowes, with both swims finishing at the Cowes foreshore inside the pier.
Minimum competitor age is 12 years on the day of the event.
REGISTRATION AND COST
Online before 5pm the day before
Adult $50 Junior $30
Cowes Classic combo entry $8 0
At race centre on the day
Adult $60 Junior $35
Cowes Classic combo entry $100
Prices are the same for 600m and 1.2km swims. Cowes Classic combo entry only available with 1.2km swim. Prices include GST, online entries are strongly encouraged and are open to 5pm the 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 12 years on the day of the event. If purchasing a combo entry, minimum competitor age for Cowes Classic is 17 years on the day of the event
JM Junior male 12 – 17
JF Junior female 12 – 17
OM Open male 18 – 29
OF Open female 18 – 29
SM Senior male 30 – 39
SF Senior female 30 – 39
MM Mature male 40 – 49
MF Mature female 40 – 49
VM Veteran male 50 – 59
VF Veteran female 50 – 59
SVM Super veteran male 60+
SVF Super veteran female 60+
600m fun swim
8JM Junior male 12 – 17
8JF Junior female 12 – 17
80M Male 18+
80F Female 18+
Local resident Must have permanent residential address in Bass Coast Shire
Age on day of event
Minimum competitor age is 15
10:00am for both swims.
On foreshore at respective start locations 15min before race start.
Race Centre (North Pier hotel) opens at 7:30am, and strictly closes at 9:30am. Here you will receive your timing bracelet and coloured swimming cap- the colour dictates which start wave you will be in. Bus transfers to the 1.2km race start will commence from 8:30am.
Participants will also receive a Race Pack which includes their Cowes Classic T-shirt and other goodies.
Available approximately 60 minutes after race finish.
Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic boasts one of the largest pools of cash prizes and giveaways.
First male + female $600 each
Second male + female $250 each
Third senior + female $100 each
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Overall Winner: Brenton Ford
First Male: Brenton Ford
First Female: Isabell Robinson
First Junior Male: Robbe Dilissen
First Junior Female: Rebecca Henderson
First Senior Male: Matt Crook
First Senior Female: Debbi Mahon
First Mature Male: Marcus Bond
First Mature Female: Karin Reid
First Veteran Male: Aurel Wachter
First Veteran Female: Sue Lyon
First Super Veteran Male: Graham Travers
First Super Veteran Female: Marie Werrett
Overall Winner: Eliza Jeffs
First Junior Male: Shane Mackmill
First Junior Female: Eliza Jeffs
First Adult Male: Matthhew Rushworth
First Adult Female: Taya Murdoch