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2015 Ogopogo Swim Race
2 km, 1 km and 500m
August 29th, 2015
A family friendly event in partnership with:
Location: “THE PEACH” - Rotary Park on Okanagan Lake
Date & Time: August 29th, 2015 9:00 AM
Pre-race Meeting: Mandatory Technical Meeting at 8:45 AM on the Beach!
Course: The event takes place in Okanagan Lake. Participants will start on the beach and follow the swim out on the left side of the Orange Buoys that parallel the beach. There with be 2 turn before heading back towards the start. Time will be taken when participant touches the Peach! Wetsuits are recommended. There will be no cut off Temperature for Wetsuits.
Body Marking: We keep it simple. Both your hands will be marked with your race number.
Start: 9:00 AM SHARP! Mass start
Awards: Awards for men and women will be 10 minutes following the conclusion of the final finisher. Top 3 finishers for Men and Women will be awarded prizes. All registered athletes will be entered to win Draw Prizes.
Safety: Safety boats (paddle craft) will monitor the course. Paddle boards will be on course. Kayakers and Stand Up Paddle Boarders will be on course race day for the safety of all swimmers. Athletes may hold onto kayaks or SUP boards if they feel tired or in distress, but may not advance forward while holding on. If athletes are nervous or uncomfortable in the water they may purchase the Swim Buddy (www.swimbuddy.com) for $40 (tax included) race day on the beach. You may also pre-purchase your Swim Buddy here.
Entry: $15 for Pre-race (online registration). $20 per competitor that registers on race day. Race Registration is Now Open! Use the link below to register via Paypal, or Credit Card! registration will be available Saturday Morning 7:30 - 8:30 am.
Thursday - August 27th
7am - 9am
Friday - August 28th
7am - 9am
Looking for a new wetsuit for race day? We can help!
Tri it Multisport is proud to offer complimentary wetsuit demos on-site at the Penticton Peach! (race start). Come by and talk to our wetsuit experts to find the suit that is best for you!