SWIM 5KM

2024-09-22

COURSE DESCRIPTION

A new open water swimming point to point challenge starting from S. Pedro Beach and finishing at Pescadores Beach, for a total of 5km.

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:

Point to point

Distance:

5km

Start:

Estoril, S. Pedro Beach

In the water

Finish:

Cascais, Pescadores Beach

In the water

Max Participants:

130

Cut-off:

2 hours and 30 minutes

Check-in Time Limit:

9:00 am

Start Time:

9:15 am

Award Ceremony:

1:15 pm

COURSE DETAILS

A new take on the 5km swim, will see swimmers cross all the way from S. Pedro Beach, in Estoril, to the heart of Cascais Bay, at Pescadores Beach.

Both start and finish line will be on the water, with the finish line being a floating arch swimmers have to pass below.

In order to guarantee every participant’s safety, a safety buoy attached to their ankles is mandatory.

 

SCHEDULE

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

TIME EVENT LOCATION
08:00am – 09:00am Accreditation Estoril, S. Pedro Beach
09:00am Briefing Estoril, S. Pedro Beach
09:15am Race Start Estoril, S. Pedro Beach
01:15pm Award Ceremony Cascais, Pescadores Beach

REGISTRATION

Don't miss your chance and register now!

Phase 1

February 26th - April 30th
40
  •  

Phase 2

May 1st - July 31st
50
  •  

Phase 3

August 1st - September 18th
60
  •  

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
40
  •  

Phase 2

May 1st - July 31st
50
  •  

Phase 3

August 1st - September 18th
60
  •  

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 wrist
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

Compulsory

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 20km, 10km and 5km 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

SHUTTLE

Swimmers will have access to a shuttle before and after the race that will bring them from Cascais to S. Pedro Beach. Available schedules will be communicated closer to race day.

CLOAKROOM

Swimmers will be able to leave their belongings at the start, in Estoril, in order to collect them at the finish area.

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