Registration closes: Wed, Aug 12 @ 12:00 AM

Description:

The Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame invites you to swim in its fourth annual 1.2 mile open-water race in one of New England’s most scenic beaches, beautiful Narragansett Town Beach, Narragansett, Rhode Island
This year's event enhancements include a 200-swimmer cap, RFID chip timing, and a "Step-Up Relay" cumulative-time team award. Proceeds will benefit the RIAHOF Endowment and Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to Rhode Island high school seniors.

When:

Saturday, August 15, 2015
Check-In: 7:00 to 7:40 a.m.
Safety Briefing: 7:45 a.m. (mandatory)
Race Start: 8:00 a.m. (rain or shine)

Where:

Narragansett Town Beach
South Pavilion
39 Boston Neck Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
There is limited free on street parking available. Parking is available at the Narragansett Town Beach West parking lot for $15.

Distance:

1.2 miles. All swimmers will start together in one wave and be allowed 90 minutes to complete the triangular course. Course markings include large yellow turn buoys, red directional buoys, stationary kayakers and motorboat spotters.

Categories (2):

Non-wetsuit and wetsuit. Only non-wetsuit swimmers are eligible to compete for the Step-Up Relay team award.

Age Groups (3):

29 & under, 30 to 49, and 50+. All swimmers must document their ability to complete the prescribed course.

Individual Awards (8):

First male and female finisher in each age group in each category.
First overall male and female finishers who are RIAHOF inductees.
No duplicate winners.

Step-Up Relay Team Award (1):

Fastest cumulative time. Three-person, coed non-wetsuit teams consisting of one swimmer from each age group. Click here to view/download the Step Up Relay entry form. Relay entry forms will be available at the check-in desk on race day.

Timing:

RFID chip timing system provided by New England Timing.

Registration Cap:

The first 200 registered swimmers.

Entry Fee (non-refundable):

$50 for swimmers who register online by Wednesday August 12, 2015 11:59 p.m.
$55 for swimmers who register on-site between 7:00 and 7:40 a.m. on August 15, space allowing.

Donations/Sponsorship (optional):

Individuals or companies making a tax-deductible donation prior to July 31th will be recognized as follows:

$20+ Race Benefactor – name on event t-shirt
$250+ Race Sponsor – name/logo on event t-shirt and on-site banners
$1000+ Primary Event Sponsor – name/logo in large print on the event t-shirt and in printed materials, banners and advertising

Event Director:

Paul McCaffrey at mccaffreyeg@verizon.net or (401) 569-0055.

Local time: 11:33 PM
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