Read on to find out the various health advice to keep you safe before, during and after each race. Whether you are a beginning or seasoned multi-sport athlete, please take note of the following advice to help prevent you from injury or illness.
Race day is not a good time to attempt your first open water swim. Ensure you have trained in the open water in the weeks leading up to the race, to ensure you are comfortable and familiar with the experience.
Practise looking up while swimming to navigate your way, and ask someone to swim beside you to understand the feeling of having other swimmers nearby.
We have training clinics available pre-race conducted by our experienced coaches – they will teach you all the tricks for an enjoyable swim on race day. Sign up to one now!
With this event we hope to encourage people to take up sport and adopt a healthy lifestyle; exercise and eat healthy. By entering this event you should be aware of your physical abilities and whether you are able to compete in this event without a health risk.
Please consult your doctor if you have a heart condition, have a family history of cardiac arrests, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, or any other condition that may keep you from participating.