3SOMS 2019-05-19

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3SOMS 2019-05-19

Backup route (17 March)

3SOMS (3rd Sunday of Month Swim)

1900m or 1000m route for those on the 70.3 journey


CORE=Clifton Openwater RaceExperience

Timed clockwise swim .
Challenging yet Fun (without or with a wetsuit)

Participants are affectionately known as ‘Speedsters

Buoy 6-1-4-5-6 makeup a 1km circuit.

This swim route is designed for speed… Those who are seeking a fast racing route should look no further.

More Detail:


Small lap (4 Buoys) 1000m

Clockwise swim route
Wet start at closest buoy

Head out-to-sea past buoy 2.

Right-shoulder turn at buoy 2 and head for buoy 3 (5*). Right-shoulder at buoy 3 and head for buoy 4(6*). Right-should and head for buoy 0 (start)

(Longer routes (2x/3x) swim to offset buoy and right-shoulder outbound)


Wet finish at closest buoy

10 Second need-to-know

C.O.R.E = Clifton Openwater Race Experience


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, Swim to start buoy
Under Starters Orders,


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

May 19 2019


Date: 2019/05/19
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Cost: R150.00
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