SwimEars RealSwim Adventure Race
First Timers Registration Opens 26 MAY
The SwimEars RealSwim Adventure Race – ‘the first of its kind in the country’ returns for its second season.
We will depart and return from Lyttelton Harbour via the BlackCat Ferry on 23 February 2019.
The swim distance is 5km. The swim course will not be announced until you are on board the ferry … are you up for the challenge?
PRICE – $99 Includes a trophy for the overall fastest swimmer. Plenty of spot prizes. A commemorative swim cap for all entrants.
Swimmers will depart from the Black Cat Ferry Terminal and must be there in time to register and board prior to the departure time. Departure times will be updated via e-mail prior to the day and are at the discretion of the race organisers. Current planned waves and departure time ;
Two starting waves
- WAVE 1 The RealSwimmers (pink caps) wave 1 for those who swim slower than 20 min km
- WAVE 2 The Speedsters (Yellow caps) for those who swim 20min per km or faster (for 5km)
Departure and check in from the Black Cat Ferry terminal 6 At Lyttelton Wharf. Pre swim check in from 5.30am at the terminal.
There is a toilet at the ferry terminal and on board the ferry.
Check in on the day will close at 6.30am – 10 min prior to ferry departure for the first wave.
Spectators This season we are offering a chance for your loved ones to see you complete this exciting event. Spectators will have their own boat to transport them to and from the SwimEars Adventure Race finish line. Tickets are $10, bookings essential with only 45 spaces available. Bookings Open 26 May
Results for last seasons event Saturday 3 March 2018 http://v1.racesplitter.com/results/766E4E9C-E4A2-4F1D-B906-EA800A260187