GATORFEST AUGUSTA OPEN WATER SWIM RACE AUGUST 5, 2017
PARTICIPANT PACKET PICK-UP FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017 from 12:00-7:00PM ALL PARTICIPANTS SHALL COME TO 105 RIVERFRONT DRIVE AUGUSTA, GA, 30901
There will be no day-of registration or packet pickup.
Saturday, August 5, 2017 Shuttle Will take ALL PARTICIPANTS from 105 RIVERFRONT DRIVE, AUGUSTA, GA, 30901 ON RACE MORNING to the starts. THERE WILL BE NO PARTICIPANT PARKING AT THE 5TH STREET RIVERFRONT MARINA SWIM START FOR THE 1.2 MILE SWIM OR FOR THE 5K AT THE NORTH AUGUSTA BOAT RAMP
Check-in: Swimmers must check in at the start locations on race day prior to the race. you are required to check in before starting the race on race day.
IF FOR ANY REASON YOU GET OUT OF THE RIVER ON THE BANKS during the race, YOU MUST REPORT BACK TO THE SWIM START.
Start Times to be announced as soon as possible.
Immediately following the Race: Awards, Food and Music
You must include your cap and timing chip in the items you take with you to the start of the race; both items are mandatory.
YOU WILL BE GIVEN A DRAWSTRING BAG TO TAKE YOUR PERSONAL BELONGINGS TO THE START. There will be a bag drop-off at 5K and the 1.2 mile swim starts. The bags will then be brought for you to the swim finish at the Savannah Riverkeeper Office.
Please make sure your bag is clearly marked with your number and your name. Please do not put valuables in the bags as They may get wet.
Savannah Riverkeeper will do our best to assist if an item becomes lost but is ultimately not responsible for replacing them.
Warm up: There will be no warm-up.
Swimmer Briefing, and Head Count: Prior to the start times, swimmers will gather near the docks for pre-race instructions and rules. As soon as the race director has completed the instructions swimmers will go through a head count at the docks to enter the water. Officials will count each swimmer into the water through a check-point. The race will begin as soon as head count is completed and the participants have made their way to the start line.