SHEK O CHALLENGE – July 9th, 2011 BIG WAVE BAY, SHEK O
This year, you can do the normal Sheko Challenge Swim – OR, you can get 1 or 2 friends, and have them join you with a Run and a Paddle for the TRISOLOTHON. You can only do one leg, not all three.
2.2km Ocean Swim, July 9th, 2011
Registration Starts at 12:30pm For Swimming and Running* at Big Wave Bay
Registration Starts at 1:00pm For Paddling* – Stanley Sea School
Race Starts at 2:00pm Sharp (from all both locations)
Start Locations: Swimming and Running – Big Wave Bay Beach, Sheko
Paddling – Stanley Sea School Pier
End Location for all events – Back Beach (Rocky Bay)
Fee includes BBQ, music and swim cap for swimmers.
TEAM NAME (2 or 3 people constitutes a team – you can opt to have a two-person
team and just two legs of the event).
Categories will be made for solos, teams of 2, teams of 3):
Running – The course will be from Big Wave Bay, up the ridge at the end of the beach,
along the ridge and up to the top of Dragon’s Back (to the check point). The run will
continue back down to Big Wave Bay, through the village, and then along the road to the
Back Beach where you will finish ON THE BEACH. You will need to be familiar with the
entry to the Back Beach, (turn left just at the bus depot). This course is subject to change,
but the max distance will be approx 12km.
Paddling – The paddling will start from Stanley Sea School, and end at the Back Beach.
You can paddle any type of paddle boat – outrigger, surfski, kayak, or even a 6-man
outrigger (this will be counted as one craft). There will be different team categories based
on the type of boat being used. The distance is about 10km. You are not suggested to do
this leg unless you are an intermediate or advanced paddler. Inflatable kayaks are NOT
Please help to raise donations via pledges if you can for the ocean. Donations will be split
between Project Kaisei for their global efforts to heal the ocean, and the Ocean Recovery