Prime View Swim Challenge #1 (29-30 Oct ’22)

Everything You Need to Know for Race Day

Address Prime View
Adventure & Leisure
Cnr Old Olifantsfontein (R101) and Olifantsfontein Road (R562),
Olifantsfontein, Midrand
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Parking at the
Venue
Safe Secure Parking close to Event
area
Gate Entrance
Fee at the Venue
There is no gate fee to enter Prime
View facility (see below for ticket prices to Aqua Park/Pools/Slides)
 
SAT 29
OCT | Event & Start Times
Event 1 | 5km | 10h00 | Men & Women all ages *CUT OFF TIME 2hrs, 30mins
SUN 30
OCT
Events & Start Times
Event 2 | 3km | 07h15 | Men & Women all ages
Event 3 | 3/4 Mile | 09h00 | Female 13/under & 31/over
Event 4 | 3/4 Mile | 10h00 | Male 13/under & 31/over
Event 5 | 3/4 Mile | 11h00 | Men & Women 14-30
Event 6 | 600m | 12h00 | Men & Women all ages
Late Entries Events 1-5 | R350
Event 6 | R200
Payment Late Entries can be paid for in CASH, CREDIT CARD or ZAPPER
 
Registration Times Arrive no more than 1 hour before your Event Start Time
Priority in the queue will be given to the next event in the line-up
Registration
Venue
Marked Registration
Area on way to waters edge
Registration
Procedure

Race Packs for Events 1 & 2 contain:
Two timing chips each on a strip of velcro to be attached one around each wrist
Barcoded tag to be attached inside your swimming costume

Race packs for Events 3-6 contain:
One timing chip on a strip of velcro to be attached to your right ankle
Barcoded tag to be attached inside your swimming costume

Race Packs are handed to you at Registration
BEFORE EACH SWIM
If you are swimming more than one event, you will retain your first Race
Number but be allocated a new Timing Chip.

Race Number
Marking
You will have
your race number marked on both arms in a vertical pattern, by our team. This is for water safety and timing purposes. You will not be able to enter the water unless your race number is clearly visable
IMPORTANT: YOUR RACE NUMBER IS THE NUMBER ON YOUR RACE PACK AND YOUR BARCODE
YOUR TIMING CHIP IS LABELLED WITH A CODE – THIS IS NOT YOUR RACE NUMBER
THOSE SWIMMING MORE THAN ONE EVENT WILL RETAIN
FIRST RACE NUMBER BUT ALLOCATED A NEW CHIP FOR EACH SWIM
Food &
Drinks
Prime View
Adventure & Leisure ask that swimmers and their friends & family do not bring their picnics and cooler boxes into the venue. The restaurant
offers a varied and well priced menu so please take advantage of that through the day!
 
Race Briefing You will be verbally briefed at the start line before you begin your swim
Wet Suits Can be worn if required. Wearing of a wetsuit for your event will mean you forfeit any position or prize within your age group/race category
Timing

The events are all timed by FINISHTIME and live results will be available via https://results.finishtime.co.za/

Swimmers taking part in the 5km and 3km events will be loaned 2 timing chips
Swimmers in all other events will be loaned 1 timing chip
Timing chips are handed out at Registration and are to be handed back at the finish
Lost or stolen chips will be charged to the swimmer at R200 per chip at the discretion of the race organisers

Water Safety Lifeguards are on the water at all times during all 6 events
Should any water safety personel deem it necessary that a swimmer must be taken out of the water, they will do so and bring them back to the finish
Swim Safe
Devices
We will have these available to pick up on the way into the water for any swimmer who would like to borrow and it must be handed back at the finish
Swim Safe Devices are COMPULSORY for all swimmers in the 600m Fun Swim event at 12h00
Swim Caps Swimmers in Event 1 | 5km and Event 2 | 3km will be loaned a swim cap with their Race
Number printed on and are required to wear it for the entire event. This is to be handed back in with your timing chips at the finish
Swimmers in all other events may wear their own cap but are asked to make it as bright as possible
Bag Drop/Pick
Up
We will have a desk in the Registration Tent for bag drop and pick up for those who need to use the service
You will be able to complete a label and tie to your bag and collect at the end of your swim
This is a free of charge service
What to Pack Pack everything you will need to complete a successful swim!
Remember to look at the weather predictions and ensure you have suitable clothing for afterwards
At the Finish Each finisher will receive one bottle of aQuelle water or aQuelle Viv and a finishers medal
 
After your Swim Why not make a day of it and head along to the Pool, Slides and Aqua Park. Note the following ticket prices:
Aqua Park (includes Pool & Slides) | R 150 per person
Pool & Slides only | R 120 per person
 
Prizegiving We will hold a Prizegiving after each event
Age Groups Event 1 | 5km | 1st; 2nd; 3rd | Male & Female
Event 2 | 3km | 1st; 2nd; 3rd | Male & Female
Event 3 | 3/4 Mile | 1st (prizemoney only 1st place); 2nd; 3rd | 13/under; 31-40; 41-50; 51-60; 61-70; 71/over
Event 4 | 3/4 Mile | 1st (prizemoney only 1st place); 2nd; 3rd | 13/under; 31-40; 41-50; 51-60; 61-70; 71/over
Event 5 | 3/4 Mile | 1st (prizemoney only 1st place); 2nd; 3rd | 14-30 | Male & Female
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