Bay of Islands Classic – Saturday 16 December 2017

The Bay of Islands Classic is a special event for swimmers to enjoy and it’s no wonder we have so many participants return year after year.

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Bay of Islands Classic – Saturday 16 December 2017

Enjoy a summer break in the ‘eternally sunny’ Bay of Islands with our crowd favourite ‘Bay of Islands Classic’.

For the first time in the event’s 9 year history, the 3.3km ‘I’m Going Long’ course will be in reverse (starting at Paihia Beach, finishing in Russell) and as a Series first, a twilight swim!

Russell will play host to the event, with the main event site there and the ‘Step it Up’ 1km, ‘Give it a Go’ 500m and ‘Banana Boat OceanKids’ 200m event distances taking place off Russell Beach throughout the afternoon, prior to the start of the 3.3km event.

Get your friends and family together, and join us for this Series first!

 

Are your 7-12 year old kids enjoying their swimming?

Why not extend their skill range and confidence in a safe and fun environment with the Banana Boat OceanKids – a 200m ocean swim. What better way to encourage your children to have fun and be safe in the ocean, than being surrounded by their peers and inspiring life guards! Find out more here.

Key Event Information

Bay of Islands Classic

I'm Going Long

Distance: 3.3km Start Location: Paihia Beach
I'm Going Long

Bay of Islands Classic

Step it Up

Distance: 1000m Start Location: Russell Beach
Step it Up

Bay of Islands Classic

Give it a Go

Distance: 500m Start Location: Russell Beach
Give it a Go

Bay of Islands Classic

Banana Boat OceanKids

Distance: 200m Start Location: Russell Beach
Banana Boat OceanKids