Kitsilano Challenge

Race Information

2017 Race Date: Sunday, July 16

Location: Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver BC.

Distances: 1.5 km, 3 km, 6 km, 4 x 1.5 km Relay – Map

Registration

Register HereRegistration Opens January 1st 2017

For technical problems with registration please contact vowsa.president “at” gmail.com

Only 300 swimmers may enter. Registration closes Wednesday, July 12, 11:55 pm PDT.

NO LATE REGISTRATION & NO REGISTRATION ON DAY OF RACE.

2017 Registration Fees

Category Entry Fee
Kitsilano Challenge SOLO $35 (per person)
Kitsilano Challenge RELAY $30 (per person)
All relay team members MUST register individually for this race

Please note a 2.9% surcharge for credit card processing will be added at the time of registration.

Refund policy

Race Schedule

Check in times

      • 7:00 am — Check-in begins for 3 & 6 km
      • 8:00 am — Check-in closes for 3 & 6 km
      • 8:30 am — Check-in begins for 1.5 km
      • 9:30 am — Check-in closes for 1.5 km

Failure to check-in during the appropriate check-in period will result in entry cancellation.

Race Start Times

      • 8:30 am — 6 km Solo & Relay, WOMEN & MEN
      • 8:45 am — 3 km, WOMEN & MEN
      • 9:45 am — 1.5 km, WOMEN & MEN

Start times are approximate and may be delayed

There are no set cut-off times, however, discretionary cut-offs may be implemented by the Race Director and/or lifeguard team.

Wetsuits

Wetsuits are not mandatory for the Kits Challenge, however, they are recommended.

Don’t have a wetsuit?  A great place to rent or purchase a wetsuit is West Point Multisport.  They are located at 3780 West 10th Avenue (South side of the street, between Alma and Highbury).  They also carry a wide selection of swim caps, goggles, swim suits and other swimming accessories, as well as triathlon products.  You can contact them at 604-569-1102 or by email at sales “at” westpointmultisport.com. Please mention you heard of them through VOWSA.

For more information, check out our wetsuit sponsor page.

Additional Information

VOWSA reserves the right to reschedule or cancel events if water conditions are unsafe. VOWSA reserves the right to refuse entry based on safety or health concerns or previous violations of official rules.

If you have any photos of the race and would like to share them on VOWSA’s FacebookFlickr page, please email vowsa.president “at” gmail.com with the subject line: VOWSA 2017 – Kits Challenge

Thank you to our 2015 sponsors, who have provided prizes, food & drinks for this event

 

 

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