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2016 Summer Open Water Swim Series

Posted On 05 Apr 2016

The Cairns Mudcrabs Masters Swimming Club hosts a Summer and Spring Series of social open water swimming.

Swimmers wishing to participate must be competent pool swimmers with some open water experience. The enticer events are aimed at competent pool swimmers curious to give open water swimming a try. The swim course will run parallel and as close as possible to the lakes shore.

The 2016 Spring Series swim dates are:
March – Sunday 6th  CANCELLED DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS
April –  Sunday 10th Venue: Lake Barrine Distances: 1km, 1.9km, 3.8km
May – Sunday 15th   Venue: Lake Barrine Distances: 1km, 1.9km, 3.8km

SWIM ENTRY FEE

Payable at registration, refer upcoming events page.

Swim entry fee includes swim cap plus $1 from every registration is donated to the Multiple Sclerosis Society Australia.  MS Australia is one of the Cairns Mudcrabs chosen charities.

REGISTRATIONS

Open 60 mins prior race start time and close 15 mins prior race start. Swimmers must be 16 years or older. Swimmers must declare any medical conditions.

SWIM BRIEFING

10 mins prior to the allocated race start time as noted at registration. Attendance at race briefing is compulsory for all swimmers.

SWIM WARM UP

Swimmers can enter the water prior their swim start time to conduct a warm up swim.  Swimmers are responsible for ensuring they exit the water in time to attend the swim briefing.

TIMEKEEPING

Manual timekeeping will be provided, whilst every effort will be made as to the accuracy of the timekeeping, times cannot be considered for Masters Swimming records.  Times will be available on club website by 5pm the Monday following each swim.

RANDOM PRIZES

Swimmers who have competed in two series swims will be eligible for the random prize draws to be drawn at the final swim of the series. Swimmers must be present to receive prize.

WEATHER CANCELLATIONS

In the event of inclement weather, a decision on the swim proceeding will be made by 4pm the day prior. Please check the club website for cancellation notice.

PREVIOUS SERIES RESULTS:

2016 SUMMER SERIES RESULTS

Results – Lake Barrine 10 April – Lake Barrine_100416pdf

Results – Lake Barrine 15 May – Lake Barrine_150516pdf

2015 SPRING SERIES RESULTS
Results – Lake Barrine 18 October – Lake Barrine_181015pdf

Results – Lake Barrine 15 November – Lake Barrine_151115

Results – Lake Barrine 13 December – Lake Barrine_131215pdf

2015 SUMMER SERIES RESULTS

Results – Lake Eacham 01 February – LakeEacham_010215
Results – Lake Barrine 01 March – LakeBarrine_010315
Results – Lake Barrine 03 May – LakeBarrine_030515

2014 SUMMER SERIES RESULTS
Results – Lake Barrine 10 May – LakeBarrine_10 May 2014 Results
Results – Lake Eacham 27 April – LakeEacham_270414-pdf
Results – Lake Barrine 9 March – LakeBarrine_090314-pdf