Duke of Marlborough Hotel Bay of Islands Classic – Saturday 16 December 2017

Online entries for this event are now closed off. However you CAN STILL ENTER on event day at the event start lines - from 1pm at Russell Beach for 'Banana Boat OceanKids' 200m, 'Step it Up' 1km or 'Give it a Go' 500m events, or from 3.45pm at Paihia Beach for the 'I'm Going Long' 3.3km event.

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Duke of Marlborough Hotel Bay of Islands Classic – Saturday 16 December 2017

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

 

 

 

 

Romantic, historical, fun, adventurous and a perfect place to explore the Bay of Islands! We’re close, in-fact right in the heart of the Bay of Islands! In Russell we have instant access to the 144 Islands, pristine beaches and the marine wildlife that we boast about! Awesome sunsets, Russell oozes history. Sailing adventures, world renowned fishing, cruising, guided walks, swim with the dolphins, parasailing close to the Twin Coast Cycle Trail and the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park, so much to offer in Russell, the centre of it all! Don’t just stay a day!

Click here to read the Swimmer Information Sheet for the event – which has everything you’ll need to know for event day!

Key Event Information

Duke of Marlborough Hotel Bay of Islands Classic

I'm Going Long

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

Duke of Marlborough Hotel Bay of Islands Classic

Step it Up

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

Duke of Marlborough Hotel Bay of Islands Classic

Give it a Go

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

Duke of Marlborough Hotel Bay of Islands Classic

Banana Boat OceanKids

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

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