Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014
Location: Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver BC.
Distances: 1.5 km, 3 km, 6 km, 4 x 1.5 km Relay - Map
Online registration opens April 2014.
Only 300 swimmers may enter.
NO LATE REGISTRATION & NO REGISTRATION ON DAY OF RACE.
All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Check in times
- 7:30 am — Check-in begins for 3 & 6 km
- 8:15 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, discretional cut-offs may be implemented by the Race Director and/or lifeguard team.
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 email@example.com. Please mention you heard of them through VOWSA.
For more information, check out our wetsuit sponsor page.
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.