Surf n Turf
Surf n Turf is an open water swim series in Corsair Bay, New Zealand. The 2013 Surf n Turf Series offers 4 event options: Ocean Swim, Aquathon, SUP and Run. Each of these events offers 2–3 distance options to ensure there is an event suitable for athletes of all abilities.
2013 Event Calendar
Race One, 23 January 2013
Race Two, 30 January 2013
Race Three, 6 February 2013
Endurance Swim, 9 February 2013
Race Four, 13 February 2013
Race Five, 20 February 2013
Ocean Swim Event Option
The ocean swim event option involves swimming either 1, 2 or 3 laps of a triangular swim course set inside the boats at Corsair Bay. Swimmers will start in one of three waves based on the distance that they will be swimming. Below is a list of the event distances for each weeks event.
Race One: 400m, 800m, 1200m
Race Two: 500m, 1000m, 1500m
Race Three: 600m, 1200m, 1800m
Endurance Swim: 1000m, 2000m, 4000m
Race Four: 500m, 1500m, 2000m
Race Five: 600m, 1200m, 2400m
Aquathon Event Option
An aquathon consists of an ocean swim followed by a run. The course at Corsair Bay offers a safe and usually calm swim course followed by a slightly challenging off road run which includes some short sharp climbs and some gentle flat terrain on the 4×4 track leading down to Corsair Bay. We offer two options for Aquathon competiors, the short aquathon and long aquathon. The short aquathon competitors start in the wave with the short swimmers and the long aquathon starts with the medium ocean swimmers. Below is a list of the distances for each category each week.
Race One: S400m/R3km, S800m/R4.8km
Race Two: S500m/R3km, S1000m/R4.8km
Race Three: S600m/R3km, S1200m/R4.8km
Race Four: S500m/R3km, 1500m/R3km
Race Five: S600m/R3km, 1200m/R4.8km