Welland Ultra Swim and 5K team Challenge
Presented by Canaqua Sports
Welland Ultra Swim
5K Open Water Swim
5K Team Challenge
September 9, 2018
Come on our for a great day of swimming at the beautiful Welland Canal Flatwater Centre. As our last event of the season we wanted to do something a little different, so we have come up with 2 unique races.
The Welland Ultra Swim - 15K - The longest open water event in Canada this year
NEW - The Welland 5K Open Water Swim - Come and swim in our 5K course along the Welland Canal.
The 5K Team Challenge - Enter in teams of 2 with each member swimming 2.5K a truly unique kind of a race.
We are proud to have this event as part of the Canaqua Sports Open Water Swim Series!
The Welland Canal Open Water Swim is considered by many to be one of the best in the area Thanks to the quality and temperature of the water, as well as the world class facilities offered by the WRCC.
The 15K Ultra Swim will be a run using a 5k loop. All swimmers will complete 3 loops to finish the swim
The 5K Open Water Swim will use the same 5K course used by the Ultra Swim, 1 loop only.
The 5k Team Challenge will be run using a 2.5K swim with each team member completing 1 loop
Teams must register together, 2 people per team. Each team member swims 2.5k
Come and swim our 5k course out and back along the Welland Canal. A great end of season race.
NOTE: The 2.5K loop is for the Team Challenge only.
Location: 16 Townline Tunell Road, Welland, ON L3C 2T4 (Welland Recreational Waterway)
Check-in: At the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) in Welland (corner of Townline Tunnel Rd. and Colborne Street)
Awards: An award will be presented to the top finisher in each race.
The Course: See map above. All races finish at the Welland International Flatwater Centre on Townline Tunnel Rd, Welland.
Facilities & Food:
September 9 7:00 AM EDT - Onsite Registration and check-in
September 9 8:00 AM EDT - Mandatory Race Briefing
September 9 8:30 AM EDT - Ultra Swim Start Time
September 9 9:00 AM EDT - 5K Open Water Swim Start Time
September 9 9:15 AM EDT - 5K Team Challenge Start Time