WELCOME TO THE DOCK2DOCK EVENT
|Saturday 13th July 2019||Venue Opens 6.30am|
|Start time – from 9.30am||Mandatory Safety Briefing (all distances)– 9am|
This Race Guide contains details about the race, which will help your event to run smoothly on the day. Please read it THOROUGHLY to ensure you are familiar with the registration process and the course prior to race day. Please note that it is compulsory for all athletes to attend the event briefing.
All competitors must have a valid NOWCA safety wristband – If you do not already have a band please follow this link to purchase or renew before July 8th 2019.
or download the NOWCA Swimmers App – search ACTIO in your app store (see www.nowca.org/actio-app for more details
By selecting Royal London Docks OWS as your nominated venue you can collect your band prior to the event if you choose to train during the regular open water sessions. Alternatively your band will be available to pick up at registration along with pre-ordered tow floats.
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RACE WITHOUT A VALID & ACTIVE SAFETY WRISTBAND. IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED A BAND BUT IT IS NOT CURRENTLY ACTIVE, YOU MUST ACTIVATE IT PRIOR TO RACE DAY. YOU CAN CHECK YOUR BAND IS ACTIVE BY USING THE ABOVE LINK AND LOGGING INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR MEDICAL DETAILS ARE UP TO DATE
Location and How to Find Us
Event Day Schedule
|Venue opens at 6.30am||Registration open 6.30am – 8.45am|
|Bag drop and Nutrition drop open 7.30am – 9am (Swimmers Village)
All bags must have your name showing – swing tags will be provided if you forget. All nutrition bags must be labelled with swimmer name, category (10 or 5) and marked “A” or “B” to correspond with the feed station (A is halfway through the course and B is at the 2.5k turnaround
|Mandatory 10/5km/1500m safety briefing 9am|
|Mandatory 1500m course briefing immediately after 10/5km event started approx. 9.30am||10/5k Race start 9.30am|
|1500m race start immediately after 1500m briefing||All finishers will receive a medal and t-shirt|
|Swim hats will be provided for all competitors – different colours for 10k/5k/1500m|