The Balmoral Team Challenge is a community based initiative where teams help raise funds for the Children's Cancer Institute, increase awareness of this important cause and importantly have fun participating in a 200m relay course
Make up a team of 4 swimmers and challenge your other work colleagues, competitors or suppliers in both the water and the fund raising and swim
Teams of four compete for two trophies
- Challenge Charity Cup - raising money for a very worthwhile charity - the Children's Cancer Institute. Awarded to the team that raises the largest amount
- HMAS Penguin Shield - the team that finishes in the fastest time.
Enter your team for the Balmoral Challenge
Once you have entered and set up your team fundraising page we will send you a link for your three team members to register.
Entry will be $200 to register a team, we encourage individual team member to raise funds for this worthy charity.
Each team and individual participating will set up a fundraising page which is used to raise funds for the Children's Cancer Institute. The Balmoral Challenge Leaders board page has an up-to-date view of the total funds raised, as well as a the top fund-raising teams.
To see the top fundraiser teams or to donate money to a corporate team go to Balmoral Challenge Leader board
On the Day
Check in is near the Rotunda (near cnr The Esplanade & Mandolong Rd). Please get there early to avoid delays.
Please be mindful of social distancing requirements.
Check in: 8:15am - 9.00am
Start time: 9:15 am
- There will be a bag drop tent located near the Rotunda open from 8:00am – 10:00am.
- You will be required to provide details (name and mobile number) so we can and attach it to your bag for minding.
Please note the event will take care of your belongings, but no responsibility will be taken for valuables or clothing that are lost or damaged.
Toilets are located at the north, south and centre of Balmoral Beach at Bathers Pavilion, Balmoral Baths and the Bus shed.
We have made some changes to the swim to ensure participant and community safety. This year only online entry is available and we will be capping participant numbers.
We ask that all swimmers follow any instructions from any COVID safety marshals on the day and that you 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
For more information see Balmoral Swim COVID-19 Information
In the case where the Balmoral Team Challenge has to be cancelled an alternative day will be organised for the event to be run.
Results and Presentations
All the results will be posted online later in the day.
The presentation will occur immediately after the race. Prizes will not be posted out if you are not there to claim your prize.
On the day, don't forget to use the hashtag below and @ us throughout the day on Facebook and Instagram.
To get to Balmoral you can catch a 114 bus from Royal North Shore hospital or a 238 bus from Taronga zoo. For more information visit Sydney buses info.
Balmoral Beach provides metered parking on the Esplanade and 2 hr parking on Awaba, Waitovu and Hunter streets
Challenge Charity Cup
Challenge Charity Cup is awarded to the team that raises the largest amount.
Challenge Fastest Team
HMAS Penquin Shield is awarded to the team with the fasted time.
Accumulated Age prizes
Teams will also compete to win an accumulated age category. Categories for the accumulated ages of the team members are:
52-99yrs | 100-149yrs | 150-199yrs | 200+
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