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OPEN
WATER
swim

INFO

DATE AND LOCATION

Sunday, October 20, 2024. Capitola Beach

SCHEDULE

1 Mile OWS START: 10:30* AM

Half-Mile OWS START: 10:45* AM

 

GENERAL INFO
Your 2024 Women On Waves Contest registration includes:
• Lunch from TOGO’s
• Women On Waves -  Shirt (lightweight, soft, and comfy fit!)
• Women On Waves - Messenger canvas bag. Perfect for the beach or the market.
• Women On Waves - Sticker

 

SIGN-IN

Sign-in will start at 8:30 am on Sunday ,Oct. 20.  You will pick up your goodie bag and lunch bracelet at sign-in. Swimmers will also get a number and be body marked at sign-in. 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HALF MILE SWIM - 1 LOOP (Coming soon)

ONE MILE SWIM - 2 LOOPS (Coming soon)

EQUIPMENT

Use of fins, pull buoys, gloves or other swimming devices is prohibited. For beginners and advanced swimmers, wetsuits are recommended but not required to help adjust to the water’s temperature and can improve buoyancy. 

 

SAFETY RULES

Safety services are provided by the Santa Cruz City Beach Lifeguard Service and Santa Cruz Surf Life Saving Association. All contestants are required to wear a brightly colored swim cap.  Caps will be provided.  Cut-off time for both distances is 1 hour 30 minutes.  No personal escorts are permitted. Insulated swim caps permitted, no other swim aids allowed. The expected water temperature is 60 degrees, wetsuits are permitted.

CANCELLATION POLICY

You can receive a complete refund if requested within 30 days prior to the event. However, after this period, we can only refund 50% of your registration fees, excluding any Humanitix fees—no refunds after Oct. 4th. 

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