RACE DAY: July 30th 2017
START: 8:00 a.m. Richardson Ocean Park, Hilo.

CHECK-IN: 6:45 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

COURSE: Approximately 1 mile. Start at the beach (left of lifeguard stand), swim out the channel entrance. Round buoy to the LEFT and swim towards Lalakea. Swim towards buoy for turn-around and continue back on same course rounding channel buoy on your RIGHT (see map below).

EQUIPMENT: You may swim with or without fins. Please indicate category on entry form. No flotation devices, wet suits or hand gloves / paddles may be used. Bright colored swim caps are recommended and encouraged.

AWARDS: Awards will be given for FINLESS and FINS categories, Kane and Wahine, as follows: First place elite. First, second, and third place in age groups. Age group breakdown: 10-14 years (Keiki), 15-19 years, 20-34 years, 35-49 years, 50-64 years (Masters), 65+ (Seniors)

The early registration deadline is July 3rd fees are $30.00 and after July 3rd up until the event date late registrations fees are $40.00
LATE ENTRY FEE: $40.00 after July 3, 2017 and will be accepted until 7:30 a.m. the morning of the race.

T-SHIRT: Each participant will receive a T-Shirt. Please indicate size on entry form. Late entries will not be guaranteed T-shirt size.

COURSE CONDITIONS: The Richardson Roughwater Swim is held on a 1 (one)-mile course in open ocean conditions. This is an event for swimmers with strong swimming skills. There may be waves breaking over an outside reef near the channel entrance and ocean swells with strong current along coastline. There will be course markers (buoys) and course marshals along the way.

Entry Fees Before Jul 04, 2017 Before Jul 29, 2017
Individual Entry $30.00 $40.00

The County of Hawai’i Department of Parks and Recreation provides recreational opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion or disability. Please call (808) 961-8681 to discuss your need for reasonable modifications due to disability, or for more information on site accessibility. The County of Hawai’i is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL 961-8695 Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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