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The Bondi Blue Water Challenge is a fun and exciting ocean swimming event for competitors of all ages and abilities. Join us at one of the world's best known beaches -- Bondi Sunday 22 February 2015.

Take on the Blue Water Challenge!

SWIM & BEACH RUN - ENTRY DETAILS

2018 race entries will be open soon.

Pre-race entries

1 km swim: $40
2.1 km Swim: $40
1 km and 2.1km combo: $65

4km beach run: $40

 

Late entries

1 km swim: $50
2.1 km Swim: $50
1 km and 2.1km combo: $80

4km bech run: $50
 

Late Entries are accepted from 7: 00 am on the morning of the event. Registration closing time is 15 minutes prior to the event start time.

Enter online

Why stress on race day? Registering online is quick and easy. Click the button at the top of the page to register at oceanswims.com. Online entries close – 3pm Saturday February 24 2018. Payment online is by credit card only.


Swim race rules and conditions

  1. Swimmers physical condition will be their own responsibility and all participants are encouraged to train in preparation for this event.
  2. The minimum entry age is 13 years.  All competitors under the age of 18 will need parental consent to swim.
  3. All swimmers must swim the prescribed course and ensure that their name is marked off the official entrants register at the conclusion of the Bondi Blue Water Challenge even if they do not complete the course.
  4. Swimmers must swim in the age category for which they are eligible.
  5. All swimmers must wear their prescribed cap, race number and timing device.
  6. A swimmer may use extraneous aids such as flippers, snorkels, floatation clothing or devices but will not be eligible for any prize or qualify as an official place getter.
  7. All swimmers must behave in a fair and sportsmanlike manner without interference or aggression towards other competitors and any breach of this rule may result in disqualification from the Bondi Blue Water Challenge.
  8. If in the opinion of an event medical officer or a water safety official a competitor is physically or otherwise incapable of starting or completing the Bondi Blue Water Challenge or has been in the water for an inordinate time such competitor may be disqualified from starting or be removed from the water at any time.
  9. There will be safety craft patrolling the course. Signal them if you need any assistance. Your safety is our priority.
  10. All decisions of the race committee will be considered absolute and final.

Beach run race rules 

  1. The minimum entry age is 10 years.  All competitors under the age of 18 will need parental consent to swim.
  2. All runners must run the prescribed course and ensure that their name is marked off the official entrants register at the conclusion of the Bondi Blue Water Challenge even if they do not complete the course.
  3. All runners must behave in a fair and sportsmanlike manner without interference or aggression towards other competitors and any breach of this rule may result in disqualification from the Bondi Blue Water Challenge.
  4. All decisions of the race committee will be considered absolute and final.

Risk Warning (Section 5M Civil Liability Act 2002)

Warning is given to all Entrants in the Bondi Blue Water Challenge that there is the risk of harm to their person and/or property arising from any inadequacy of physical condition or stamina to complete the swim, hazardous sea and beach conditions including sea currents and waves and the presence of sea craft and sea creatures and other hazards.

Agreement Waiver and Indemnity

The Entrant/Parent/Guardian of the Entrant named overleaf in consideration of the acceptance by Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club (“the Club”) of my entry in the Bondi Blue Water Challenge (“the Bondi Challenge”) consent and agree:

  1. To receive such medical or other treatment, which may be deemed to be advisable by the Club, its medical and first aid assistants, beach or water safety patrol personnel in the event of injury accident and/or illness during the Bondi Challenge.
  2. To accept full responsibility to inform myself/ourselves and assess all the dangers hazards and risks of entry in the Bondi Challenge and rely/relies solely on my/our own assessment of these dangers, hazards and risks before participating in the Bondi Challenge and notwithstanding any decision thereon made by the Club and other persons corporations and bodies involved engaged in promoting or staging the Bondi Challenge (“the Organisers”).
  3. To permit free use by the Club and the Organisers of my/our name and photograph in any broadcast, telecast or other media as may pertain to the Bondi Challenge.
  4. To have sole responsibility for my/their/our personal possessions and equipment during the Bondi Challenge.
  5. That in the event of cancellation of the Bondi Challenge my/their entry fee shall not be refundable by the Club and the Swim will not be re-run.
  6. That as a person to whom recreational services are supplied by the organizers, it is a term of my entry that I engage in the recreational activity of the Bondi Challenge at my own risk.
  7. That the terms and conditions contained in this entry form shall be construed broadly to provide a release, indemnity and waiver to the Organisers of any liability for loss injury or other damage to personal property to the maximum extent permitted by law and shall be construed according to the law of New South Wales.