Race Course: The One mile race will start on Shoys Beach. Swimmers will head west before reaching the final turn buoy about 800 yards off the Mermaid Beach at The Buccaneer, where they will aim at the palmed-lined finish line and steel pan band greeting them. To learn more about the course, see Rules and Course Talk
Water: Temperature is expected to be between 78 and 81 degrees F. Wetsuits are not allowed. Bring lots of sunscreen!
Award Categories: Overall Top 3, Top 3 women & men by age break down: 18 and under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 plus, Overall top fin swimmerRace Map:
Entry Information: Approximately 100 entries will be accepted. Those entries arriving after the limit is reached or after the event is closed on November 5, 2016 will not be accepted. Entry fee is $90 which includes: swim cap, T-shirt, award lunch, entry into race, and pre race cocktail party.
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Age Requirements: The minimum age to participate in the one mile swim is 11 years old.
Race start time: 8:45 AM for race marking and the race will begin promptly at 9:15
Maximum Time allotment: swimmer still in the water after 1 hour may be pulled from the race as per the safety director.
Click here for 2016 1-mile Course Information sheet (swimmers will receive an updated information sheet a few weeks before the race)
For additional questions about the One mile swim, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Read All Of The Following Information Carefully Before You Enter:
It is your responsibility to check in at The Buccaneer upon arrival in St. Croix for any last minute changes. It is also mandatory that you attend all of the event meetings. Times and event schedules are subject to change, please review weekend schedule on this website.
Questions? Answers to most questions can be found here on the website, or send an email to:email@example.com.
To join the mailing list: We use a managed e-mail list and you must add yourself if you wish to be included on these mailings. If your email changes, you will have to re-enter your new email address. Updates and event info, if any, will be sent to those on the list. To join this e-mail list simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org We will not sell your email or use it for any other purpose.
It is a good idea to confirm with your airline about their requirements for travel (passport, identification, documents, baggage limits etc.) well in advance of your trip and as we get closer to the event confirm all flight schedules.
We recommend a racecourse tour and/or a snorkeling trip to Buck Island prior to the event. Contact the Concierge at the Bucanneer to reserve a spot; space is limited.
Confirmation of entry will be sent by email. Due to the nature and complexity of this event there will be no refunds for any reason including event cancellation.