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2012 Slay the Bay Open Water Swim
2012 Slay the Bay Open Water Swim

"SLAY the BAY"


Breakers Open Water Swim 2012 - RESULTS POSTED!

Bryant Park Beach, Traverse City September 8th , Saturday 9AM.

Swim in West Grand Traverse Bay and help support the Traverse City Breakers Swim Team!  Adult 1 & 2 Mile Distances and Kids Beach Sprint (max 200 Yards).  All events start and stop from Bryant Park Beach.

Traverse City Breakers Swim Families serve up and host a picnic lunch right after last swim eventParticipants eat for free and others can join in for only $5 on day of.  You bring your table settings and a blanket to sit on!

Results and Awards to be broken down by gender, age, and wet suit classifications.  Commemorative ribbons to all finishers.  The first 3 male and female finishers in each age group will receive medals.  Towel to open water male/female champions for both the 1 & 2 mile events.

T-shirts avail to first 100 Registrants!  

Entry Deadline: The entry deadline for electronic is 9/6/12 at Midnight and paper mail-in entries is Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at 11:59 P.M.  After 9/6/2012, you must enter on race day DAY OF REG form on-site and pay the additional cost.

DAY OF:  Please plan to arrive at Bryant Park to check in no later than 8 AM for those already registered.  You will go thru check in, get cap & shirts and do markings. 

DAY OF REGistrations will close at 8:30AM. 

Mandatory  PRE RACE Meeting at 8:45AM.

Day of Registrations will be $5 more in each category and NO guaranteed T-shirt.  Day of Registrations are accepted on race day until 30 minutes prior to the start of your event.

REFUNDS and CANCELLATIONS:  There are no refunds, this includes inclement weather cancellations.

Coach Competency:  Must be completed and mailed for the 1 Mile Event if Athlete is age 12 or Under.

The Slay the Bay Open Water Swim is a fundraiser for the Traverse City Breakers Swim Team and will be used for scholarships.  Additional donation can be made to help support the building of a Competitive Pool in the Grand Traverse area.

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2012 Slay the Bay Open Water Swim Saturday September 8, 2012, 9:00 AM

Online registration is closed at this time.

Please direct further questions to the event promoter.

MAIL IN Form Found here

Coach Competency:  (Must be completed and mailed for the 1 Mile Event if Athlete is age 12 or Under):

“I have witnessed the above athlete swim and I believe that he/she is completely capable of participating in and completing the designated distance of ½ mile for 10 and Unders and 1 mile for 11/12 year olds.”

Signature of USA Coach or Parent/Guardian                                   Date

Facility Items: Please help us to keep the beach clean by picking up litter and taking home all personal belongings.  Pursuant to applicable Michigan law, no glass will be allowed on the beach. Permanent restrooms are located on premises.

Swimming Safety: As in all Open Water events, safety is paramount.  All athletes must remain within the marked warm up and competition areas at all times.  Warm ups will be allowed in a designated area near the shore, but off to the side of the race venue.  Swimmers must observe caution at all times while swimming in open water.  This is a public beach.  Meet Patrol vehicles will assure no public boat traffic within the warm up or race venues.  Lifeguards will be present for the participants during the race.  First aid stations and flotation devices will be placed with lifeguards through out the course as well as on shore.

Contact Event Promoter:
Traverse City Swim Club
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