• Will there be a gear check?
    • Gear check will be provided at our headquarters in Fort Lauderdale Beach Park.
  • What are the directions to the site?
  • What is the water temperature?
  • Do I have to wear the race cap?
    • Yes, you must wear the race cap. If for some reason, you remove the race cap, you may continue in the race, as long as you continue to show forward progress. If you would like to wear your own cap, you must wear your race cap color. Please email us to know what color your race will be.
  • Are fins, snorkel, and/or wet suit allowed?
    • Yes, they are all allowed, but not required. This will put you in a equipment category and disqualify you from awards.
  • Where do we park? Is there a fee?
    • Parking will be available in nearby parking lots and spaces for normal city fees.
  • Will there be food provided?
    • Fruit and water will be provided at the start/finish area for all participants.
  • Can non-participants attend? Is there a fee?
    • Yes, they can attend. There is no fee to watch the racing.
  • Will apparel be sold?
    • Yes, apparel will be sold on race day (towels, caps, tee shirts) while supplies last. These will also be available online when you register. If you have already registered and not purchased, please email us if you would like apparel. Purchase online to ensure your product at race day.
  • What type of safety is used?
    • We work with ocean rescue to provide superior safety based on their recommendations.
  • What happens if the event if postponed or cancelled?
    • Safety is our number one priority at all races. Should a situation arise where the event must be postponed or cancelled we will consider all options that will allow you the opportunity to race. Should safety be compromised, we will offer the appropriate remedies to allow you to participate with us in future events. Should a situation arise we will post updates on a daily basis leading up to the event on the website.
  • What are the time limits?
    • There is no official time limit for the event but it will be up to the discretion of the event staff and ocean rescue.
  • Is the event sanctioned?
    • The event is fully sanctioned through WOWSA.
  • Who does the event support?
    • All events support the H2O’s Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to eradicating drowning in South Florida. It also supports Life Sports Fitness.
  • What time does the event start?
    • The event will start at 9:15 AM.
  • How do I train for this event?
    • You will want to swim as much as you can. Take the time to swim in the open water, especially if you are used to pool swimming and getting comfortable with waves and tides and rougher conditions.
  • How do I view my race results?
    • Race results will be available on the Facebook page and on the Accuchip page. Links will be emailed around race time.
  • What is the course map?
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  • When does online registration close?
    • Online registration will close January 20th at midnight EST.
  • Is there race day registration?
    • There is race day registration for $100.