Hancock Prospecting 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Open Water Competition
The Open Water component of the Hancock Prospecting 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships will be held on Monday 25 August at the Southport Marine Stadium, located in the beautiful Gold Coast Broadwater precinct. The Southport Marine Stadium is a partially enclosed, protected water body, and sits directly off the Southport Spit, which separates the Southport Broadwater from the Pacific Ocean. Please refer to the location map below.
Southport Marine Stadium
SeaWorld Drive, Southport QLD
The 10km event will comprise of five laps of a 2km course. The course is accessible from the northern end, and a precinct will be set-up in this area for registration, OC headquarters, toilets/change rooms, and medical.
Average sea temperature in the area for August is generally between 19⁰C (66⁰F) and 22⁰C (70⁰F), with current temperatures slightly above yearly averages (22⁰C, 70⁰F).
Water temperature taken from various locations at the venue on Friday 4 July averaged 20.1⁰C (68.2⁰F)
For addition information, please refer to http://www.seatemperature.org/australia-pacific/australia/main-beach.htm
Sunday 24 August 2014
Event Set-up and Training:
|Dry Land Set-up||from 7.00am|
|On Water Set-up||from 10.00am|
|Pre Event Training access||2.00pm – 4.00pm|
Monday 25 August 2014
|Event 35 - Men’s 10km Elite|
|Event 36 - Women’s 10km Elite|
*there is no course for warm up on race day
There will be no ticketing for the event, with the course open to the general public for viewing.
Parking is available in the car park off Muriel Henchmen Drive, and at the end of SeaWorld Drive. There is no charge for parking at the event.
For additional information, please refer to the complete OWS event information sheet.