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Sun 1 Apr 2012, 11:00am–3:00pm

Where: Hamilton Gardens, Cobham Drive, SH1, Hamilton, Waikato

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • Early bird: $20.00
  • Late entry: $35.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Swim 7.1km under five central Hamilton Bridges.

Registration: 11am-12:30pm.
Breifing: 12:40pm.
Start: 1pm.

Minimum age for participation: 19 years as at 31 December 2012.

- Start is at Hamilton Gardens, below the carpark towards the river.
- Finish line is Ann St Beach at designated site.
- Final times are taken at marked finish exit from river at Ann St Beach.
- Most swimmers can expect to take approximately an hour to complete the swim, depending on the current on the day.

We suggest that you park your car at the finish. Transport will be provided from finish to start and to transport belongings. Please let us know with your pre-entry registration, if you require transportation.

- Please make sure you read the safety instructions on the registration page and those at registration. Safety instructions will also be read out before the start.

- Bright swim caps must be worn throughout.
- Wetsuits are permitted.
- Kayaks and canoes will accompany swimmers for safety.
- Competitors will be permitted to have their own safety kayak or canoe accompany them. All paddlers are required to wear a buoyancy vest or life jacket and attend boaters briefing.
- All marshals and water safety personnel instructions must be followed.
- Cup for first woman and first man.
- Times will be recorded.
- Organisers reserve the right to withdraw any competitor deemed incapable of safely continuing.
- Environmental cancellations will be notified by email, or phone us if you are uncertain.

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