Swim Start Waves:

Swim Waves Olympic Rev:

  • Wave 1- 7:00am -Males Under 35, Clydesdales
  • Wave 2- 7:05am- Males 35-39, Males 40-44,
  • Wave 3- 7:10am- Males 45+, Relays
  • Wave 4- 7:15am-  Females Under 40
  • Wave 5- 7:20am- Females 40+,  Athenas, All Aquabike

**Red Caps will be available for all swimmers who feel uncomfortable in the water, just ask at registration and we will provide you with a different cap.**

Swim Waves HALF-Rev:

  • Wave 1- 6:50am- Males 35-39
  • Wave 2- 6:55am- Males under 35
  • Wave 3- 7:00am- Men 40-44 (last name A-N)
  • Wave 4- 7:05am- Males 40-44 (last name O-Z), Clydesdales, Relays
  • Wave 5- 7:10am- Males 45-49
  • Wave 6- 7:15am – Males 50+
  • Wave 7- 7:20am- Women Under 40, Athena, Aquabike
  • Wave 8- 7:25am- Women 40+

**Red Caps will be available for all swimmers who feel uncomfortable in the water, just ask at registration and we will provide you with a different cap.**

Swim Course Summary:

Starting beachside at Quassy athletes will swim out to buoy then they will turn clockwise to hit another buoy and then make their way back to shore. You will basically be swimming a triangle formation. There will be 5 minutes allowed before each wave for a warm up swim.

Swim Course Rules and Regulations:

  • Wearing swim goggles or a face mask is recommended, but optional
  • No fins, paddles, or flotation devices of any kind allowed
  • Timing Chips must be secured on your ankle.
  • No individual paddlers or escorts allowed. Course will be adequately patrolled by surfboards, kayaks, and patrol boats.
  • Please do not apply sunscreen or Vaseline to areas bearing your race number prior to applying your race number. Numbers must remain on during the swim.
  • Time penalties may be imposed on an athlete not behind the official start line 5 minutes prior to the race start.
  • Swimmers are required to stay on course, swim clockwise, and keep turn buoys on their right. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
  • If you require assistance in the swim you are able to hold on to any kayak as long as you do not make any forward progression. If you are unable to finish the swim or need immediate assistance please remove your swim cap and wave it in the air until a boat or lifeguard is by your side.
  • Each swimmer must wear the colored swim cap provided by the Race Director, unless you have latex allergies or you switch for the red swim cap.

Course Map