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|Swimmer Registration||Mon, Mar 31, 2014 12:00 AM||Fri, May 30, 2014 11:59 PM|
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Saturday, May 31, 2014 Del Valle 5k/10k Open Water Swims
Race Start/Cutoff Times The 10km swim starts at 8:00 A.M. / 5km swim begins at 8:10 A.M. There will be one wave for the 10km and one wave for the 5km race. Race start times are approximate. Cutoff time will be 11:30 A.M. for both races. 10km swimmers not passing turn buoy 6 after their third lap 2 hours 40 minutes from the start will be directed to swim to shore from turn buoy 6. Registration is from 6:30 to 7:30 A.M. The waves will be denoted by different color caps and start 10 minutes apart.
Course/Feeding: The 10km race will be four loops of a 2.5 km course. The 5km race will be two loops. A feeding station will be provided in the water at the 2.5km marker (start buoys) with water, electrolyte replacement and energy gel. Individual escort kayaks are not allowed.
Awards: Medals will be given to the first 3 finishers in each sex/age in the non-wetsuit division (11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18) of the 1km and 2.5km. Wetsuit Division: Medals will be given to the first 3 men and the first 3 women in the wetsuit division in each race. Wetsuits will be allowed in a separate wetsuit division and be given official times. Preliminary results for both races will be posted on site 30 min after the last swimmer in the 2.5km race finishes. Official results will be posted on www.trivalleyaquatics.com.
Conditions/Safety: Expected water temperature: 67-73 degrees. Each course is patrolled by safety craft. Participants should be adequately trained for open water swims of this length. Previous experience in similar water conditions is highly recommended. All swimmers must wear the provided swim cap and follow all USMS rules. Warm-up in designated roped in swim area only–swimming outside of this area for warm up will result in disqualification.
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Eligibility – These events are open to registered USMS and USAS swimmers.
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