Lake Rebecca - 5K
5K Open Water Swim
DATE: Saturday, August 25, 2012
START: Lake Rebecca Beach, Rockford MN
FINISH: Lake Rebecca Beach, Rockford MN
TIME: Check-In 6:30am-7:15am
Safety Meeting 7:15am
SAFETY: Positive check in will be required for swimmers prior to the start of the race. Failure to abide by this will result in disqualification. Swim caps will be provided and MUST be worn.
ENTRY FEE: $35. Non refundable. $15 extra on race day.
Ø Online Registration Deadline is Thursday August 23rd.
Ø Event is Limited to first 100 swimmers registered.
Ø Race day registration ($50 & USMS Card at beach)
COURSE & DISTANCE: The race will start at Lake Rebecca Beach and head south towards first buoy, round buoy (counter-clockwise), swim northeast towards second buoy; round and swim northwest toward third buoy; Repeat loop again. The course will be patrolled with safety kakaks. Escorts for swimmer are not permitted. No hand paddles, buoys, fins or other such swimming aids. Use of wetsuits or swimsuits that are made of fabric that provides flotation or flotation devices will be permitted, but not eligible for awards.
The course will be closed at approximately 9:45am. Course will be marked with orange buoys.
SWIMMER ELIGIBLITY: Must be USMS Registered(www.usms.org/reg) or USA Swimming.
PARKING: Public parking – abide by posted parking restrictions.
Half Marathon participants must compete in the 5K at Lake Rebecca to be eligible for TCOWHM awards.