Generation Homes Sand to Surf – Saturday 10 March 2018

The Generation Homes Sand to Surf – a favourite amongst many of the faithful participants, is a compulsory event for ocean swimmers yearning to earn their stripes. Enter today and make that commitment to your goals of challenging yourself this summer!

200m Banana Boat OceanKids
Start Time: 1.05 pm Location: Mt Main Beach $24.95 Restricted for Ages 7yrs - 12yrs
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500m Give it a Go
Start Time: 12.02 pm Location: Mt Main Beach $34.95 Restricted for Ages 8yrs & above
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1000m Step it Up
Start Time: 12.00 pm Location: Mt Main Beach $44.95 Restricted for Ages 10yrs & above
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2.6km I'm Going Long
Start Time: 10.00 am Location: Mt Main Beach $64.95 Restricted for Ages 12yrs & above
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Event registrations not yet open

Sorry, registrations for this event are not yet open. Registrations open on Thursday 31 August at 2:00pm.

Future Prices

200m Banana Boat OceanKids
$27.50If you enter between
27 Jan - 23 Feb
500m Give it a Go
$39.95If you enter between
27 Jan - 23 Feb
1000m Step it Up
$49.95If you enter between
27 Jan - 23 Feb
2.6km I'm Going Long
$74.95If you enter between
27 Jan - 23 Feb

Generation Homes Sand to Surf – Saturday 10 March 2018

Ahh, Mount Maunganui. Sunny skies, bleached white sand, rich blue water and a big old extinct volcano perched at the end of the beach – throw in Rachel Hunter with a ‘Trumpet’ and you have completely captured summertime in NZ!

The Generation Homes Sand to Surf – a favourite amongst many of the faithful participants, is a compulsory event for ocean swimmers yearning to earn their stripes. For ‘I’m Going Long’ 2.6km swimmers it’s the only chance to swim out around picturesque Motuotau & Moturiki Islands with the confidence of professional local Surf Life Saving New Zealand guards alongside you every stroke of your journey. “Make the most of this opportunity grasshopper”.

We reckon Mount Maunganui is definitely one of the best beaches in the world, join us in paradise for a truly memorable open water swim!

 

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 lifeguards! Find out more here.

Key Event Information

Generation Homes Sand to Surf

I'm Going Long

Distance: 2.6km Start Location: Mt Main Beach
I'm Going Long

Generation Homes Sand to Surf

Step it Up

Distance: 1000m Start Location: Mt Main Beach
Step it Up

Generation Homes Sand to Surf

Give it a Go

Distance: 500m Start Location: Mt Main Beach
Give it a Go

Generation Homes Sand to Surf

Banana Boat OceanKids

Distance: 200m Start Location: Mt Main Beach
Banana Boat OceanKids

Generation Homes Sand to Surf

Contingency Courses

Decisions for all swims will be made by the Race Director in conjunction with Surf Life Saving NZ

‘I’m Going Long’ 2.6km Swim

In the event of weather or surf preventing the ‘I’m Going Long’ swim going ahead safely, the swim will be moved to a smaller course at Main Beach or relocated to Pilot Bay. Pilot Bay is a short 5 minute walk from Main Beach. If this is the case, all swimmers will be advised prior by email, text message, on the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series Facebook page and website.

‘Step it Up’ 1000m Swim, ‘Give It A Go’ 500m Swim and ‘Banana Boat OceanKids’ 200m

In the event of weather that prevents the swimmers from being able to complete the swim courses safely, the swims maybe altered from the advertised courses to provide the safest and most enjoyable swimming conditions.