General Race Weekend Schedule

 

This years specific schedule will be posted two weeks before the race. 

Saturday

  •  8 AM in the Beach Meeting Room:  Newcomers race strategy talk: New to open water swimming? Join Alex Kostich as he talks about race strategy, what you may experience, etc.  

 

  • 2-4 PM Terrace Lounge: Mandatory Race Check in: pick up your race goodie bag, confirm your participation, and get your wristband.   It is required for all swimmers that plan on participating to come at this time.

 

  • 2:30 PM, 3:15 PM, or 4 PM at the Brass Parrot (just off The Buccaneer lobby): Mandatory Course Talk:  Attend one of the Mandatory course talks to hear about the race and what to expect on race morning.

 

  • 5 PM at the Sugar Mill:  Welcome Reception: Join fellow racers at the Welcome Party and experience a little bit of island culture.

 

  • 5:30-8:30 PM optional race dinner at the Terrace Restaurant.

 

 

Sunday

  • 6 AM at The Buccaneer Lobby or in front of the Mermaid Restaurant: Taxi’s begin to leave to bring swimmers to race marking at Green Cay

 

  • 6:15 AM at Green Cay Marina:  Five Mile Race marking begins.  Swimmers should arrive no later than 6:20 AM if arriving on their own.

 

  • 7:30 AM at Buck Island: Five Mile Race Start: The Five Mile race will start from Buck Island.

 

  • 8 AM at the Beach Meeting Room: Two Mile swimmers Race Marking: Two Mile swimmers will meet at the beach meeting room for race marking. Taxis will leave for the race start at approx. 8:15.

 

  • 8:30 AM at the Beach Meeting Room: One Mile swimmers Race Marking: One Mile swimmers will meet at the beach meeting room for race marking. Taxis will leave for the race start at approx. 8:45. PLEASE DO NOT SHOW UP BEFORE 8:25 so that there is no confusion between one and two mile swimmers. 

 

  • 8:45 AM at Pull Point: Two Mile Race Start: The Two Mile race will start from Pull Point

 

  • 9:00 AM at Shoys Beach: One Mile Race Start: The One Mile race will start from Shoys Beach.

 

  • 9:15 AM at Mermaid Beach: Swimmers in all three races begin finishing the race.

 

  • 11:45 AM at the Terrace Restaurant: Awards lunch begins. Additional tickets may be purchased at the lunch.

 

  • 12:45 PM at the Terrace Restaurant: Awards Presentations: Cheer on the accomplishments of our amazing participants in all three race distances.