Full course and short course
There are two distances: the full course and the short course.
The full course consists of 5 swims and 5 runs totalling approximately 25 kilometres.
The short course consists of 3 swims and 3 runs totalling approximately 13 kilometres.
All swim legs take place in lower and upper Thetis Lakes.
The run courses are on trails throughout the park. There are several challenging climbs, some steep descents, narrow single track and open double track trails. The run courses are well marked with colour coded flags. There are marshals at key locations throughout the course.
Team or individual racing
Participants may compete as individuals or as 2 person teams. Teams can be any gender combination.
All individuals and teams must be self sufficient while on the course. You must carry all necessary equipment with you at all times and must finish with the equipment that you started with.
There are refuelling stations at the main beach and on an island that all swim courses cross. Participants will pass several these multiple times during the event.
Race time temperatures
The temperature in Victoria at race time can vary but averages in the mid 20s Celsius by mid day. Prepare for a range of weather conditions. There will be a bag check at the start area. Competitors who wish to check clothing/equipment must leave it in a bag clearly marked with your name and race number.
SwimRun Victoria will make all efforts to accommodate adaptive athletes. The run course is not suitable for any form of wheeled conveyance. If you are an adaptive athlete considering entering SwimRun Victoria please contact the race director before entering.
Race Briefing and Race Package Pick up
For 2021 there is no race package pick up prior to the event. Race packages can be picked up at the venue on race morning.
There will be an online pre-race briefing on August 14 at 6 pm.
An online awards ceremony will take place following the event. Awards will be mailed to participants.