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Represent the Melbourne Sports Hub with teamMSAC at the Portsea Swim Classic. One of Australia's largest open water races, the iconic 1.5km swim is a must do for any swimming enthusiast.
Anyone registered and representing teamMSAC will receive a FREE teamMSAC singlet, access to exclusive training groups and an event support team - including a marquee meeting point.
Register for teamMSAC
For enquiries about teamMSAC please contact:
email@example.com or (03) 9926 1641
The teamMSAC Training Timetable has been developed to get you ready for the big day, maximise your results and assist in reaching your goals and will developed closer to the event date.
How to register for the event
Click here to register for the Portsea Swim Classic
Items to bring on the day
It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water, a small snack or some food.
The Event schedule
Event date: Saturday 19th January, 2013
Male and Female
(minimum age 12 years on day of swim)
12 - 17 years (Junior)
18 - 29 years (Open)
30 - 39 years
40 - 49 years
50 - 59 years
60 - 69 years
Numerous random prize draws during the course of the day.
Prizes and/or trophies will be presented to all age division placegetters.
NOTE: to be eligible for random prizes participants must have entered in accordance with 'Entries Close' below and must also be in attendance at presentation in person to collect random prizes.
$50 (GST inclusive) online entries must be received prior to entry close date.
$55 (GST inclusive) on the day (numbers permitting - NOTE limit of 1,800 competitors)
Note: On day entries are CASH only.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
HAHN SUPER DRY DA$H 4 CA$H
The Portsea Swim Classic is pleased to present the second HAHN SUPER DRY DA$H 4 CA$H.
Only open to pre registered swimmers and limited to 50 female and 50 male swimmers, registration will be on day opening at 9am. You must take your Timing Chip to the DA$H 4 CA$H registration tent for proof of registration.
$2,000 cash to be won by the first male and female.
Online entries close 5.00pm Monday 14th January 2013
Postal entries not accepted.
Each competitor will be issued with a transponder which they will be required to wear around their ankle at all times during the race. It is the responsibility of competitors to ensure the transponders are securely fastened to them prior to entering the water. Non-returned or lost transponders will incur a $100 replacement charge.
At Jarman oval, commencing at 8:00am and will close at 10am
At bus marshalling zone, 1 hour prior to your swim start time
Travelling by ferry
Click here to read important information if you are planning to travel by ferry.
All car parking will be located at Jarman oval inside the Point Nepean National Park at a cost of $5 per vehicle
Results will be available online here as well as being published in the Sunday Herald Sun on Sunday, 20 January 2013.
During the Portsea Swim Classic, qualified surf life savers will monitor swimmers safety from the water. Please do not hesitate to call for assistance if required by raising your arm in the air.
Medical assistance is readily available on the beach.
Consider wearing a wetsuit for extra warmth.
To maximise your safety during your race, you will be placed in a colour-coded swim group according to your anticipated swim time. It is imperative that all entrants swim in their nominated cap colour-coded group.
Note: Some tidal movement may be experienced in the area of the swim. However, the timing of the swim has been set to maximise your safety.
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