Danger Swim Series – Information & Entry

Date

Saturday, 16th January, 2021

Location

The Danger 500 Swim, Danger 1000 Swim, More Dangerous 2.5km Swim and Even More Dangerous 5km Swim are held inside Point Danger (a.k.a. Cosy Corner) at the Torquay front beach, The  registration / bag collection tent is located on the beach side, grassed area at the corner of The Esplanade and Price Street, Torquay.

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Events

Danger 500 Swim – a great opportunity for junior competitors and beginners to ocean swimming to test their skill and fitness. The safe swimming course is a shortened version of the Danger 1000 course.

  • Enrants can ONLY compete in their age category (10-17 or 18+)
  • First race commences at 10:30am
  • 25 minute time limit
  • Register on the day from 7:30am – 10:15am

Danger 1000 Swim – our popular, signature swim attracts competitors of all ages and abilities.

  • Enrants can compete in their age category (12-14, 15-17, 18-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+) and/or the Open category
  • First race commences at 11:30am
  • 60 minute time limit
  • Register on the day from 7:30am – 11:15am

More Dangerous 2.5km Swim – starting the day, alongside the Even More Dangerous 5km Swim, the distance adds a challenge for the more competent swimmer.  

  • ONLY one age category for all entrants (12+)
  • Entrants cannot compete in this swim and the Even More Dangerous 5km swim
  • First race commences at 8:30am
  • 90 minute time limit, subject to conditions
  • Register on the day from 7:30am – 8:15am

Even More Dangerous 5km Swim – making its debut, this swim is for those who want an even greater challenge – it encompasses 2 loops of the More Dangerous 2.5km course.

  • ONLY one age category for all entrants (13+)
  • Entrants cannot compete in this swim and the More Dangerous 2.5km swim
  • First race commences at 8:30am
  • 120 minute time limit, subject to conditions
  • Register on the day from 7:30am – 8:15am

Swimmers are encouraged to take part in one, two or three events.

Related Swim Series

The More Dangerous 2.5km Swim is part of

    Great Victorian Swim Series (GVSS)

The More Dangerous 2.5km Swim & the Even More Dangerous 5km Swim are part of

   Victorian Open Water Championship Series (VOWCS)

Cost   

Danger 500

Age Group Fees
10-17yrs tba
18-59yrs tba
60+yrs tba

Danger 1000   & 

More Dangerous 2.5km

Age Group Fees
12-17yrs tba
18-59yrs tba
60+yrs tba

Even More Dangerous 5km

Age Group Fees
13-17yrs tba
18-59yrs tba
60+yrs tba

DISCOUNT – there is a discount for each additional event per entrant, regardless of what events are entered.

LATE ENTRY FEE – there is a fee for entries taken after 11pm on the Wednesday before the event.

Entry Forms

Online Registrations will open in November and close at 11pm on the Wednesday before the event.

On the day entries are taken from 11 am on the Friday before the event and incur an additional late entry fee.

You can complete a downloadable 2021 Entry Form (available in November) and bring it along to the event on the day (please remember that this method will incur an extra charge).

Swimmers Information

Download the Swimmers Information Notes (available in December) which outlines the course, cap colours for each age category and confirms approximate start times.

Registration

The registration tents are located on The Esplanade opposite Price Street and open from 7:30am and close at 1:10pm (10 minutes prior to the start of the last event) on the morning of the swim for swimmers to receive their event bag with t-shirt, timing tag and swim instructions.

Start Times

Planned start times for the 2020 event are:

More Dangerous 2.5km Swim             Male          8.30am

                                                          Female        8:40am

Danger 500 Swim                            First race     10:30am

Danger 1000 Swim                          First race     11:30am

Male
Age
Female
   Start Time   
 
   Start Time   
11.30
12-14
11.30
11.35
15-17
11.35
1.20
   18-29   
1.20
12.55
30-34
1.00
12.45
35-39
12.50
12.30
40-44
12.40
12.20
45-49
12.25
12.10
50-54
12.15
12.00
55-59
12.05
11.50
60-64
11.55
11.45 65-69 11.45
11.40 70+ 11.40

Note:

Staggered start times may vary depending on the number of entrants in each category and the conditions on the day.

Category starts may be combined depending on the number of entrants in each category and the conditions on the day.

The Open event is the last start and this time is approximate only. Announcements will be made on the day when each category will start.

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