Apr
22
Event Time: 07h30 / Event Location: Langebaan Lagoon, Main Beach

If you haven’t done this swim before you can find a great write-up of the event on previous winner Phil Emslie’s blog.

If you haven’t done this swim before you can find a great write-up of the event on previous winner Phil Emslie’s blog.

When:
The 8th annual Around the Island Swim is scheduled to take place on Saturday 22 April 2017.

Where:
Main beach, Langebaan

Event Times and Distances:
09h10: The 1.6km swim will follow a course from Langebaan main beach across to Schaapen Island and then adjacent to the island for approximately 800m with a turn point marked by a bouy. Swimmers will then follow the same course back again to the finish on main beach.

10h30: The flagship 3.2 km swim will cross from Langebaan main beach to a bouy at Schaapen Island. Participants will then swim around the island until they reach the same bouy, then swim back to the finish on main beach.

Categories:
Male & female; wetsuit or costume
Age Groups: 13 & under, 14-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51+
School Teams: 4 swimmers from the same school

Entry and Registration:  
Online entry at langebaanevents.co.za or by hand at Pearly’s Restaurant, Main beach Langebaan Friday 21st from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm or Saturday 16th 7.30 to 8.30 am

Entry Fee (To be confirmed):
R150 – event swim cap for first 100 paid entries
All entrants must sign an indemnity form at registration.

Race Briefing:
Will take place on the beach 15 minutes before the start of the race. Attendance is compulsory for all entrants.

Prize-giving:
Will take place on the beach in front of Pearly’s Restaurant at 12h00

Safety:
Will be provided by Big Bay Event Management, Brightly coloured swimming caps compulsory (not provided)

Results:
Will be posted on www.langebaanevents.co.za within 48 hours of the race date. Find the 2015 results here.

Enquiries: David 083 741  1711 / Gerald 083 226 3646