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Overview

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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.

•  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 in11am 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 Beachfinal logo
  • Prize:
    “THE FIVE” AWARDS
    1st $6000 Overall male & female each
    2nd $3000 Overall male & female each
    3rd $1000 Overall male & female each
    AGE GROUP AWARDS 1ST, 2ND 3RD MALE & FEMALE
    “JUNIOR FIVE” AWARDS
    AGE GROUP AWARDS 1ST, 2ND 3RD MALE & FEMALE
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  • 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

Course

FIVE 2014 - Course map(Click to enlarge)


Results

2014
The FIVE & Junior FIVE Results 2014 (pdf)
The FIVE & Junior Full Results 2014 (pdf)
The FIVE & Junior FIVE Results 2014 (xls)

2013


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Registration

Standard Period fee (Oct 1 – Nov 6): HK$350 for 5km and HK$150 for Kids.
Race Day fee: HK$400 for 5km and HK$200 for Kids.
Online registration will be closed on 06th Nov 2014.
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Rule

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


Organizers

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Sponsors
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High 5  Harry Wright Intl
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