20,000 Reasons For Swimmers To Visit New Zealand

20,000 Reasons For Swimmers To Visit New Zealand

The 2012-13 State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series, New Zealand’s largest open water swimming event, is back again with an impressive new Elite Series Competition.

The male and female Series winners will this year win NZD$20,000 each, making it the largest winner’s prize purse in Australasia. The Series includes 6 ocean swim events at iconic locations around New Zealand:

1. 3.3 km State Paihia Classic (Russell to Paihia, Bay of Islands) on November 10th
2. 2.9 km State Harbour Crossing (Bayswater to the Viaduct, Auckland) on December 2nd
3. 3.3 km State Capital Classic (Frank Kitts Park, Wellington) on January 27th
4. 2.8 km State La Grande Swim (Akaroa, Canterbury) on February 23rd
5. 2.6 km State Sand to Surf (Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty) on March 16th
6. 2.8 km State King of the Bays (North Shore, Auckland) April 6th

For more information on Series Elite Competition, the prize purse, race rules and how to enter, click here. or contact Scott Rice, Race Director.

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Steven Munatones