SWIMS
  3km swim 1.5km swim
Registration times Friday 29 September 17:00 to 20:30
Saturday 30 September 07:30 to 08:00
Friday 29 September 17:00 to 20:30
Saturday 30 September 07:30 to 08:00
Start time 09:00 09:00
Race briefing At the start of race At the start of race
Age restrictions 12 and above 10 and above
Entry limits None None
Online entry fee R80 R70
On the day entry fee R110 R100
Temp licence required None None
Prize giving time 13:00 13:00
Required equipment:
  • Swimmers are required to provide their own swimming caps which need to be brightly coloured and may not be white, black, dark blues or any other colours that cannot be easily spotted in the water.
  • Wetsuits are not required, but are permitted.
General rules:
  • Open water swimming rules apply.
  • Athletes wearing wetsuits or non-conforming swimsuits will not qualify for a prize.
  • Only results of non-wetsuit swimmers will be posted.
  • Swimmers participating in wetsuits will be seen to be using the event as a training exercise.
Prize categories:

Where participation in any category is less than ten, only an overall first prize will be awarded. Where participation is ten or more, prizes will be awarded to the first three competitors.

3km swim:
  • Sub-junior men and Sub-junior women (under 15)
  • Junior Men and Junior Women (under 19)
  • Senior Men and Senior Women
  • Veteran Men and Veteran Women
1.5km swim:
  • Sub-junior men and Sub-junior women (under 15)
  • Junior Men and Junior Women (under 19)
  • Senior Men and Senior Women
  • Veteran Men and Veteran Women

The Freshpak Fitness Festival is organised by Tri & Du Sport in conjunction with Rooibos Limited.

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