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“The Five” Open Water Challenge is proud to be part of the new World Open Water Swimming Series (WOWSS), which is made up of 13 races in 5 continents.

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•  5km Open Water Swim – South Bay Beach.

  • Date: Sunday 9th November 2014
  • Time: 9 am Race Start
  • Anticipated Completion Time
    10 am First swimmers due in
    11am Last swimmers due in
    (Tips for estimating your time: If you swim at a pace of 2min per 100m, you would finish in 1 hour 40 mins)
  • Race Venue
    South Bay Beach
  • Prize
    1st Male and Female: Prize valued at HK$6,000 each
    2nd Male and Female: Prize valued at HK$3,000 each
    3rd Male and Female: Prize valued at HK$1,000 each
  • Race Schedule

    7:30am Race Registration Opens + Bag Drop Area Opens
    8:40am Race Brief
    9:00am Race Start
    11:00am Race Finish
    11:15pm Awards Ceremony


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Swimmers are not allowed to swim breast stroke or backstroke, and will be disqualified and removed from the course if found doing so, unless under emergency situations when it is allowed.

Other Relevant Info

• Bad Weather Policy – In case of typhoon or heavy rain (Red/Black) race will be cancelled and rescheduled to back up date