4 great races in 1 fun morning of swimming and running at the Little River Reservoir, Saint John. Register for either Race 1 or Race 3 or both races and take part in Race 4 as a bonus. Race Day Registrations will be an extra $5.00 per person.

Race 1 - 9.00am - Sea Dogs Open Water Swim

We are thrilled to announce a new date and venue for the Sea Dogs Open Water Swim 2017. This event offers a 1.5km or 3.0km distance and you can go with a wet-suit or without (aka "naked"). Triathlon Canada and ITU Wetsuit rules will apply. Each race will have awards for the top 3 male and female swimmers.
All participants will receive a swim cap.

Race 2 - 11.00am - Kidz Splash & Dash

Brand new for this year is our new kids event following the distances below. Swim will be in the lake and the run will be on the trails around the Rez.

Ages & Distances: 

under 5 yrs                

25m swim – 200m run                                                                                                                             

6-7 yrs                                        

50m swim & 500m run                                                                                                               

8-9 yrs

100m swim & 1k run                                                                                                                 

10-11 yrs

200m swim & 2km run                                                                                                        

12-13 yrs

300m swim & 3.3k run                                                                                                            

14-15 yrs

500m swim & 3.3km


Race 3 - 09.00am - Adult Splash & Dash 750m swim - 6.6k run (2 laps of the Rez).

The format for this race will be the traditional format of a continuous event from Swim Start through to run finish and is for individual competitors. Athletes will start their swim at 9.00am with the Sea Dogs Open Water Swim athletes and on completion of the swim you will run 2 laps of the Rez in a clockwise direction.

Race 4 - 12.00pm - BONUS EVENT Swim Run Event - 10k approximate total distance - THIS EVENT IS OFFERED FREE TO EVERYONE WHO HAS REGISTERED FOR EITHER THE SEA DOGS OPEN WATER SWIM OR THE ADULT SPLASH & DASH.

You must be part of a Team of 2 people for the Swim/Run and both people MUST have registered for either the Sea Dogs Open Water Swim or the Adult Splash & dash to be eligible.

Our swim run event will consist of teams of 2 people competing over a total of roughly 10k of varying distances of swimming and running. All the equipment that a participant starts with has to be carried all the way to the finish line throughout all the swims and runs of which there will be a minimum of 2 each over the 10k route. There will be a mass start and you will need to carry all your gear and equipment with you to complete the entire race. Flotation equipment is allowed, ie, floats, pull buoys, kick boards, paddles are all legal as you will need to carry or wear your running shoes while swimming and carry your goggles, swim caps while running. Equipment may not be discarded anywhere on the course and outside assistance is not permitted and there is no transition area. Team members are there to help each other as a safety feature so you must start together, swim together, run together and finish together.

Swim/Run Race format - the following could be the format of this race:

1k run, 300m swim, 3k run, 500m swim, 800m run, 200m swim, 2k run, 500m swim following the fomat described above.

There are three classes to compete in: men`s class, women`s class or a mixed gender class.

General Info

Race Day Registrations will be $5.00 extra per person.

Sea Dogs Swim Registration at the Rez between 7.30am - 8.30am - Registration closes at 8.30am

Registration Fees

Sea Dogs Open Water Swim 1.5k Wetsuit

Closed
Dec 29 - Aug 4 CA$30.00

Sea Dogs Open Water Swim 1.5k Naked (No-wetsuit)

Closed
Dec 29 - Aug 4 CA$30.00

Sea Dogs Open Water Swim 3k Naked (No-wetsuit)

Closed
Dec 29 - Aug 4 CA$30.00

Sea Dogs Open Water Swim 3k Wetsuit

Closed
Dec 29 - Aug 4 CA$30.00

Kids Splash & Dash - kids will be registered in the event distance corresponding to their age.

Closed
Dec 29 - Aug 4 CA$9.00

Splash & Dash 750m swim & 6.6k run

Closed
Dec 29 - Aug 4 CA$30.00

Register for the Sea Dogs Open Water Swim and the Adult Splash & Dash for 1 great price

Closed
Dec 29 - Aug 4 CA$50.00

Event Schedule

  • August 5 8:00 AM ADT - Registration (will remain open during morning events)

  • August 5 9:00 AM ADT - Sea Dogs Open Water Swim

  • August 5 9:00 AM ADT - Adult Splash & Dash

  • August 5 11:00 AM ADT - Kids Splash & Dash

  • August 5 12:00 PM ADT - Swim Run - Bonus Event

Contact Information

Event Location

Little River Reservoir, Saint John, NB, Canada

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