Del Valle Open Water Festival

Registration Deadlines - On Hold

Online registration for the 10k closes 11:59PM on x/xx/2x or when race participant limit is reached.

Online registration for the 5k closes 11:59PM on x/xx/2x or when race participant limit is reached.

Online processing fee of $5.00 waived on all online entries prior to 11:59PM on x/xx/2x. 

NO REFUNDS

ALL SWIMMERS MUST REGISTER AND SIGN WAIVER

Entry Fees

Pre-race   -   $75 

Race day registration  -  5k only  $85  

10k must be pre-entered by x/xx/2x) 

No race day registration for 10k

T-shirt  -  $10 Pre-Order by x/xx/2x

- Limited quantities available race day for $15

Race Day Timeline

Park Opens - 6:00AM. 

Registration is from 6:30 to 7:30 A.M.

Pre-race instructions at 7:35AM

Race Start/Cutoff Times

The 10k swim starts at 8:00 A.M. / 5k swim waves will begin at 8:10 A.M.

There will be one wave for the 10km and 3-4 waves for the 5km race. Race start times are approximate.

Registration is from 6:30 to 7:30 A.M.  The waves will be denoted by different color caps and start 5-10 minutes apart.

  ******Cutoff Times****** 

Cutoff time will be 11:30 A.M. for both races.  10k swimmers not passing turn buoy 6 after their third lap 2 1/2 hours from the start will be directed to swim to shore from turn buoy 6 and disqualified.

 

 

 

 

 

USMS Awards

5k Swim - Medals will be given to the first 10 finishers in each sex/age in the Category 1 (non-wetsuit division) (19-24, 25-29, etc).

10k Swim - Medals will be given to the first 3 finishers in each sex/age in the Category 1 (non-wetsuit division) (19-24, 25-29, etc).

Category 2 (Wetsuit Division): Medals will be given to the first 3 men and the first 3 women in the wetsuit division in each race.

USAS Awards

Medals will be given to the first 3 finishers in each sex/age in the non-wetsuit division (11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18) of the 10k and 5k swims.

 

Preliminary results for races will be posted on site 30 min after the last swimmer in the 10k race finishes. Official results will be posted on www.trivalleymasters.com and www.pacificmasters.org   

Conditions/Safety

Expected water temperature: 68-73 degrees. Each course is patrolled by safety craft. Participants should be adequately trained for open water swims of this length. Previous experience in similar water conditions is highly recommended. All swimmers must wear the provided swim cap and follow all USMS rules. 

Warm-up in designated roped in swim area only–swimming outside of this area for warm up will result in disqualification.