Oceanic Hotel, Khorfakkan, Sharjah - 30th October 2020
The Big One
The Oceanic Big One 2020presented by GroWings Coaching
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About The Oceanic Big One

The Oceanic Big One – 10km or 5km Swim Challenge

The course will be two loops of 5 km with an Australian exit both 2.5 km ends. The swim hugs the coastline as you swim out of the hotel, past the headland and along the Al Lulayyah beach. You will exit onto the beach where the feed stations will be set up.

Feed stations – The following will be available at feed stations: Water, electrolyte (t.b.c), bananas, gels (t.b.c) Your own special needs bag. Other products: Vinegar and sunscreen lotion.

Qualification requirements:
We have a strict qualification policy and we will not be making any exceptions. To qualify for participation, the following criteria needs to be met:

1. You need to be of an age 18 years and above 
2. You need official proof that you are competent to swim 2500m per hour.

Methods of proof that will be accepted include the following:
a) An official result held within the time frame 16th August 2019 to the date of registration closure.
Please supply an online link or an official statement from the race director Trace Roger – trace@growingscoaching.com to confirm.
Or
b) A testament from a qualified Swim or Triathlon Coach. Please provide a pdf of both their qualification as well as their testament.

3. You officially agree to the terms and conditions as stated on the online waiver.

Cut off times:
The following cut off times will apply: 5 km: 2 hours 05 min after the race start (or if only doing the 5 km, 3 hours 10 min)
7.5 km: 3 hours 10 min after the race start Finish: 4 hours 15 min after the race start

Essential equipment:
Any swimsuit or triathlon suit that conforms to the regulations of competitive events – Participants wearing wetsuits, rash vests, t-shirts, boardshorts or bikinis will not be permitted to participate.

Goggles and we would recommend that you bring two spare pairs to be placed in your special needs bag.

Swim Bouy – These are available for purchase through Amazon or Grit and Tonic. (Click one of these to buy)

Special needs bags will be available at both ends of the swim so consider anything else essential to you personally and have them ready for event day.

DOWNLOAD THE INFORMATION PACK HERE

The Oceanic Big One Schedule
Below you will see the schedule for this years Oceanic Big One event
Friday 30th October
  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 05:00
    Swim Venue Opens

    Swim venue opens for body-marking and special needs bags drop off

  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 06:15
    Swim Briefing

    All Athletes will be be given a complete swim briefing by the event organisers

  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 06:30
    Swim Start

    The Oceanic Big One 10km Swim race starts

  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 08:35
    5km Cut Off

    5km: 2 hours 05 mins after the race start (or if only doing the 5km, 3 hours 10 mins)

  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 09:40
    7.5km Cut Off

    7.5km: 3 hours 10 mins after race start

  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 09:45
    First Swimmer arrives at finish

    First swimmers arrive at finish

  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 10:45
    10km Cut Off
  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 11:00
    Prize Giving & Brunch

    After race brunch and prize giving ceremony

  • The Oceanic Big One 2020
    October 30, 2020 12:30
    The Oceanic Big Swim Wrap Up

    And that's it for the Oceanic Big Swim 2020, see you all next year!

The Oceanic Big One Venue
Register for the Oceanic Big One 10km Swim
Please make sure you choose the correct category of ticket for the Oceanic Big One 2020 as this information is needed for your race entry category - once you have selected the amount of tickets press the BUY button to make payment
The Oceanic Big One - 10KM Junior Male (18 - 29)
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 10KM Junior Female (18 - 29)
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 10KM Senior Male (30 - 39)
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 10KM Senior Female (30 - 39)
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 10KM Veteran Male (40 - 49)
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 10KM Veteran Female (40 - 49)
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 10KM Master Male (50+)
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 10KM Master Female (50+)
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 5KM Open Male
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
The Oceanic Big One - 5KM Open Female
Price includes event souvenir, course support and brunch
د.إ300.00
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