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COVID-19 Information

The Balmoral Swim has submitted a COVID safety plan to NSW Health to help ensure participant and community safety.

We have made changes to the swim to ensure participant and community safety.  The event will be run over three weekends to limit numbers at Balmoral any point in time.

Entry

This year only online entry is available and we will be capping participant numbers for the event.

All participants must provide a contact phone number when they register.

Please  contact us  if you have undertaken a COVID-19 test with a positive result within 14 days of the Balmoral swim 2021 and/or if you have undertaken a COVID-19 test and are awaiting your results. We will require proof of testing and/or results.

On the day

Procedures will be in place to allow physical distancing at check in and at the race start.  

We ask that all swimmers follow any instructions from the COVID safety marshals on the day

No spectators please at the start or finish to keep numbers in the area at a minimum.

Hand sanitiser will be available at event at various points for participants to use.

Please do not come to the event if :

  • you are feeling unwell or have someone at home who is unwell
  • have been in close contact with someone who is unwell or has visited a COVID-19 hotspot, or
  • you have visited a COVID-19 hotspot and have not completed the required quarantine period
Start

We will have dedicated COVID safety marshals at the start area.

Swimmers will be allocated to a wave and will be required to marshal in an area dedicated to that wave.

Please maintain physical distancing at all times.

Finish

Once you cross the finish line, we kindly ask that you leave the finish area as soon as possible  and move off the beach.

Please refrain from giving high fives or hugs to others and maintain physical distancing at all times.

Please collect your personal belongings quickly and vacate the area.

Results and prizes

Results will be published on the website.

There will be no formal presentation of prizes at the end of the swim.

Cancellation policy

In the case where the Events has to be cancelled, entry fees will credited to next years event. 

If the Events swimmer participation numbers need to be restricted due to changing COVID restrictions the competitors will be chosen on a first come first served basis. Entry fees will be credited to next years event for those who do not make the cut of swimmers participating. 

Refunds or credits will not be made for any additional items purchased, such as event merchandise and charitable donations

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