SWIM 3,8KM

2024-09-22

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This one lap open water swim 3,8km was the first organized in Portugal and bears a strong resemblance to the IRONMAN Portugal- Cascais swim segment.

DETAILS

22ºC

Avg. Air Temperature
in September

20º / 21º C

Avg. Water Temperature
in September

Ocean - Part in a protected Bay, other part in open waters

Laps:

1 lap

Distance:

3.8km

Start:

Cascais, Pescadores Beach

On land

Finish:

Cascais, Pescadores Beach

On land

Max Participants:

130

Cut-off:

2 hours

Check-in Time Limit:

7:45 am

Start Time:

8:00 am

Award Ceremony:

1:15 pm

COURSE DETAILS

This 1 lap 3,8km swim starts and ends on land, on Cascais Pescadores beach.

A loop course with guidance buoys all throughout, will begin facing east shortly after sunrise. This may cause some difficulties with buoy visibility and glares when swimming in the eastbound direction, so take your time and swim safe.

The tide will not have impact on the swimmers performance.


SCHEDULE

TIME EVENT LOCATION
10:30am – 08:00pm Accreditation Cascais, Pescadores Beach

TIME EVENT LOCATION
06:30am – 07:45am Accreditation Cascais, Pescadores Beach
07:45am Briefing Cascais, Pescadores Beach
08:00am Race Start Cascais, Pescadores Beach
01:15pm Award Ceremony Cascais, Pescadores Beach

REGISTRATION

Don't miss your chance and register now!

Phase 1

February 26th - April 30th
35
  •  

Phase 2

May 1st - July 31st
45
  •  

Phase 3

August 1st - September 18th
55
  •  

Phase 1

February 26th - April 30th
  •  

Phase 2

May 1st - July 31st
  •  

Phase 3

August 1st - September 18th
  •  

Teams of 4 elements can compete in Travessia Lisboa-Cascais 20km.

Each team must have a support boat and skipper to accompany them.

Please check further details

Phase 1

February 26th - April 30th
35
  •  

Phase 2

May 1st - July 31st
45
  •  

Phase 3

August 1st - September 18th
55
  •  

RACE LICENSE

All swimmer's must have a race license. This can either be a federation license from the Portuguese Swimming Federation (FPN) or any of their international counterparts, or even from the Portuguese Triathlon Federation (FTP) ,or a race license obtained when registered online. Please choose whichever applies when you complete your registration.

TEAM DISCOUNT

Teams with 20 or more swimmers will get a discount on registration. Bring your friends and get a closer chance at one of the team awards!

GENERAL RULES

Reading and complying with race regulations is mandatory for participation as well as ensuring every swimmer's safety.

Check the rules and regulations below

EQUIPMENT

Swim Cap

Compulsory to wear the swim cap provided at accreditation

Goggles

Optional

Wetsuit

Allowed if the water temperature is inferior to 20ºC
Compulsory if the water temperature is lower than 18ºC

Timing Chip

Compulsory use on the ankle
Delivered before entering the start area

Watch

Allowed

BIB Tattoos

Athletes who do not wear a wetsuit will be marked with numbers on their back, arms and hands.
Athletes wearing a wetsuit will be marked with numbers on their hands.

Safety Buoy

Forbidden

BANNED EQUIPMENT

Materials or objects to aid buoyancy, propulsion and breathing such as, but not limited to: pullbuoys, fins and snorkels

SWIMMERS

RECOMMENDATIONS

The Race Regulations contain mandatory information, fundamental for a safe participation in the event. Reading and complying with the regulations is mandatory.

Training for this challenge can give you an ultimate experience. Be prepared for the great day with a training plan

Be hydrated all the time before the race to avoid moments of extreme fatigue and cramps

Travel to Cascais with time to acclimatize and adapt to the race course and venue

AWARDS

The following rankings will be awarded per each category:

MEN OVERALL

1st, 2nd, 3rd

WOMEN OVERALL

1st, 2nd, 3rd

AGE GROUPS

*Men and Women

1st

TEAMS

1st, 2nd, 3rd*

*Please note that Team Awards will be given according to the combined score from the event's 3.8km, 1.9km and 1km races.

AGE GROUPS

The following age groups will be awarded:

14-15 (W), 15 (M), 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84

SERVICES

CLOAKROOM

Swimmers will have a dedicated area at the start to leave and collect their belongings before and after the race.

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