Kids Dash Information
Kids Dash is designed to introduce children to ocean swimming with the following courses available
200m for 7-9 year olds.
300m for 10-12 year olds.
The course is at Point Roadknight Beach in Anglesea and forms part of the 2023 Burson Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim. The kids can get involved with the day just like the adults.
Participants in the race will receive a t-shirt and swim cap at registration on the day. The Kids Dash is not a timed event and there are no placegetters (1st, 2nd or 3rd) awarded as it is participation event.
Marshalling will occur just to the side of the start line. Please ensure that you are near the start line at least 15 minutes prior to your race start time. Please assist race officials by wearing your swim cap in the marshalling area and listening to instructions. Remember to check the swim wave times prior.
At the direction of the Race officials, you will then be marshalled on the start line.
Carefully read the map of the course. You must pass to the left of all yellow buoys, and between two final red buoys to the finish line.
As soon as you have crossed under the finish line structure proceed quickly up the beach to the right to clear the way for other finishers.
Anglesea SLSC provides the highest level of water safety per capita of all the swims in the area. Water Safety consists of Inflatable Rescue Boats and Rescue Boards, all manned by competent Surf Lifesavers together with a Medical Centre on land. If you feel you cannot go on, wave your hand over your head and you will be assisted immediately.
Minimum age is 7 years and maximum is 12 years on the day of the race.
No fins, paddles, snorkels or floatation devices permitted.
Course marshals shall have the authority to disqualify any competitors.
Medical staff shall have the ultimate and final authority to remove a competitor from the race if the competitor is judged to be incapable of continuing the race without risk of serious injury.
Good sportsperson-like conduct will be demanded of all competitors. Any unsportsmanlike conduct will be grounds for instant disqualification.
Swimmers will be required to wear the official race cap provided upon registration.
Wetsuits are allowed.
Time limit for race is 20 mins.
The Race Director reserves the right to accept, reject and cancel entries.
Swimmers must swim the course as marked. Any variation to the course will be announced at the start.
Remember to have fun!
KIDS DASH is a plastic wise event.