CANCELLED: DISTANCE CHALLENGE SWIM RELAY
CANCELLED: Distance Challenge Swim Relay
DATE & TIME 08/15 SAT @ 7:15 a.m.
LOCATION Camp Foster Aquatic Center
PROGRAM Semper Fit Aquatics
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EVENT INFO

Out of an abundance of caution and to prevent the community spread of COVID-19 on Okinawa, our Distance Challenge Relay scheduled for 15 August is cancelled. Thank you, we apologize for any inconvenience. 

 

 

Distance Challenge Swim Relay 
Relay Date: Saturday, 15 August 2020
Online Registration Closes: 13 August at 11:00pm
Event Location: Foster Aquatic Center

Schedule:
7:15am Check-in & warm-up
7:50am Brief
8:05am Event Start
10:05am Event End
10:15am Closing/Awards

Overview: The Distance Challenge Swim Relay is a 2-hour swim relay conducted by a team of four swimmers. Each swimmer will swim 400 meters at a time in a predetermined order. The order of swimmers will repeat for the duration of two hours. The goal is to cover the most distance within the two hour time limit. This event is open to anyone with base access.

Divisions:
All Male 0:4
All Female 4:0
Mixed 2:2
Mixed 1:3
Mixed 3:1

Age Groups: Cumulative age (the sum of all four swimmers’ ages)
59 & Under
60-99
100-119
120-159
160-199
200 & Older

Registration: Participants can register in person at the Foster Aquatic Center or online at Eventbrite.com. Online registration will end on 13 Aug at 11:00pm and walk-in registration will end on the day of the event at 7:45am. Registration will end earlier if maximum capacity is reached. The event is limited to the first 20 teams to register.

Awards: Ribbons and certificates will be awarded to the top eight finishing teams within each division and age-group.

Rules:
Swimmers must start in the water with one hand on the wall.
Swimmers must touch the wall, with any part of their body, before turning around.
Swimmers are permitted to use any means of forward motion without the use of swimming aids.
Swimmers must complete 400 meters each time they swim. Swimmers may not swim more or less than the standard 400 meters.
Swimmers must swim in the same order throughout the event.

POC: aquatics@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org

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