1Soms 2020-05-17

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1Soms 2020-05-17

1SOMS= 1st Sunday of Month Swim

Every Month* . Timed clockwise swim .
Choice of Long or Short route.
*Jun,Jul,Aug start an hour later

Challenging yet Fun (without or with a wetsuit)
Participants are affectionately known as ‘The Polarbears

The route:

This route has something for everyone.
The start is in the shallows, direction of swim is clockwise around 4 buoys, finish is in the shallows.

To give you a feel of what longer distance feels like a square course has been demarcated off 4th beach.. You have 60minutes to see how many laps you can do.. No rocks.. no reefs.. beyond the waves.. 😉

Swim past shallow buoy 5 and continue to shallow buoy 6.

Left-shoulder turn around buoy 6 and aim for the finish bobber buoys in the shallows. Timing stops here.

Collect sequenced finish tag and proceed to the recorder’s desk where your RaceNumber, Name and Category will be taken.


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10second need-to-know

1SOMS = 1st Sunday Of Month Swim


Meet at Clifton 4th,
at recorder’s desk (indicating race number),
Acclimatise while awaiting the race briefing,


Listen to the race briefing and take note of any route changes,
High-five the headcount controllers,
Pose for a Group pic,
Under Starters Orders,


Swim the demarcated route (and listen to any instruction from water safety team),
Take sequenced finish-tag to recorder’s desk,
Attend the lucky draw

May 17 2020


Date: 2020/05/17
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Cost: R150.00
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Clifton 4th

Clifton Cape Town, 8005 -33.940777, 18.374082
Cape Town, Westen Cape 8005 South Africa

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  • Schedule (*Jun,Jul,Aug is an hour later)
  • Sign-in 08:00-08:45
  • Briefing 08:30
  • Swim 09:00-10:00am
  • Finish: 10:00 (Expected)
  • Lucky draw 10:15


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