Race Information

The City of Joondalup Mullaloo Mile is the penultimate swim in the WOW Swims Series, ‘the community swim series for all’, and offers a range of distances to suit everyone. WOW Swims are designed for swimmers of all ages and abilities to experience the thrill of open water swimming in a range of settings and over a variety of distances, and to encourage participation in community events as part of a healthy lifestyle.

REGISTRATIONS OPEN 9AM NOVEMBER 1, 2021

Date: Saturday 5th March 2022
Time: Registration desk opens at 6:30am and closes for all waves at 7.15am
Location: Mullaloo Beach

LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN ON THE MORNING BETWEEN 6.30am – 7.15am

Pricing PeriodStartsEnds
Early Bird Registration1/11/2021 9:00 AM 31/12/2021 11:59 PM
Standard Registration31/12/2021 11:59 PM 1/03/2022 11:59 PM
Late Registration (on the day)05/03/2022 6:30 AM 05/03/2022 7:15 AM

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~ Timetable
~ Age Requirements
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~ FAQ’s


Distances

400m ‘Try-it’
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800m Novice
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1600m LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA State Championships
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1600m Public
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3200m Challenge


* Wave start groupings will be determined by entry numbers


Price

The 400m course provides the perfect opportunity for anyone to give open water swimming a try! Entrants must be at least nine years of age to compete in this course.

EventEarly Bird PricingStandard PricingOn The Day
400m ‘Try It’$10$15$20

The 800m course if for those who are a bit more confident at open water swimming and are at least ten years of age.

EventEarly Bird PricingStandard PricingOn The Day
800m$25$30$35

Our 1600m course consists of two waves: the LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA State Championships wave and a regular entry wave. Competitors for the LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA State Championships wave must be a current financial member of a Masters Swimming WA club. Competitors for the regular entry wave must be at least eleven years of age.

EventEarly Bird PricingStandard PricingOn The Day
1600m Public$35$40$45
1600m WA State Champs$35$40$45

Our 3200m course is the longest in Mullaloo Mile! Swimmers must be at least twelve years of age and confident in open water swimming.

EventEarly Bird PricingStandard PricingOn The Day
3.2km$40$45$50

Timetable

6:30amRegistrations open – All distances and late entry
7:15amSwim registrations close for all distances
7:30am400m compulsory race briefing
7:40am400m wave start
7:45am800m, 1600m, and 3200m compulsory race briefing
8:00am3200m wave start
8:05am1600m LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA
State Champions wave start
8:10am1600m public wave start
8:15am800m wave start
10:00amRace concludes
9:30am – 10:00amPresentations

Age Requirements

The minimum age for acceptance is:
– 9 years of age for the 400m ‘Try-It’ swim
– 10 years of age for the 800m swim
– 11 years of age for the 1600m swim
– 12 years of age for the 3200m swim

All age categories will be determined based on age on the day (ie. 29/02/2020). Please note that parents or guardians of swimmers under the age of 18 must sign an Event Waiver and Terms form for all entrants.

Swimmers aged 9 must be accompanied in the 400m swim by a chaperone aged 18 or over.

Age Requirements


Map

FAQ’s

What are the terms and conditions of entry?

For terms and conditions please refer to this document.

What is the difference between the 1600m LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA State Championships wave and the 1600m Public wave?

While the 1600m Course is open to everyone, we have incorporated a State Championship into the event. If you are a Masters Swimming Club member, you can compete in our State Championships. The winner of the LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA State Championships will be announced on the day.

To become a Masters Club Member and qualify to compete in this wave, please find your local club on the Masters Swimming WA website.

Please note that the swimwear requirements for the LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA State Championships require you to comply with FINA Swimwear regulations.

What are the swimwear requirements?

400m Try-It, 800m, 1600m Public, and 3200m
Event issued race caps must be worn on swimmers’ heads at all times during the race. Wetsuits may be worn but swimmers wearing wetsuits are not eligible to win prizes. Other swimwear does not have any specific regulations. For the complete list or requirements including jewelry and tracking devices, please see the WOW Swims website.

1600m LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA State Championships
The LiveLighter Masters Swimming WA State Championships require compliance with FINA Swimwear regulations.

What are the rules for the swim?

For a complete list of rules for the City of Joondalup Mullaloo Mile, please see the WOW Swims website.

Are there time limits for the event?

There is a designated time limit of 115 minutes from the time of the 3200m wave start. This allows plenty of time for swimmers of all ages and fitness to finish their course.

What is included in my entry fee?

The entry fee covers all insurance, safety components, a Mullaloo Mile swim cap, water safety, fruit, water, and electronic timing.

Can I bring my own paddler?

You cannot bring your own paddler but there will be a large number of event paddlers present for water safety on the day.

What if I have mobility issues?

WOW Swims prides itself on being an inclusive swim for all participants. If you have mobility issues, you can simply pass your timing device to a marshal when finishing the swim and they will take it over the timing mat to complete your race.

REGISTRATIONS OPEN SOON


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