Race Schedule

Race Format:

  • All teams are guaranteed two 500m races on Saturday.
  • Teams will compete in preliminary races Saturday morning and final races Saturday afternoon.
  • The top 75 mixed teams, top 32 women’s teams and top 8 open teams will advance to Sunday where they will compete in three additional races - 100m, 200m and 500m races throughout the day.

Race Schedule:




  • Saturday Challenge Cup Awards: First place teams in the various Challenge Cup categories will receive individual medals and a large team trophy.
  • Team Site, Team T-Shirt and Team Spirit Awards will be presented on Saturday.
  • Sunday 500m Awards: Top three teams in Mixed A-J, Women’s A-D and Open A are awarded medals. The top team in each division is presented with the Cup trophy.
  • Sunday 100m and 200m Awards: Top three teams in Mixed A-J, Women’s A-D and Open A are awarded a team trophy.

Special Races:

  • The Charity Challenge Cup Races: Top fundraising teams face-off in Mixed, Open and Women's divisions.
  • The Rookie Race: The top eight fundraising teams competing in their first festival.
  • Breast Cancer Survivors Race:  Breast Cancer Survivor teams compete in a ceremonial race at mid-day on Saturday. Immediately following the race, a traditional Flower Ceremony will be held on the beach to provide a moment to remember and honour those who have been lost to breast cancer, and those who are still fighting.

Special Awards:

  • Best Team Site Design: Awarded to the team with the most colourful and creatively decorated team site.
  • Team Spirit: Awarded to the team demonstrating the best overall team spirit!
  • Rookie Team Spirit: Awarded to the rookie team bringing lots of spirit in their first year!
  • Best T-shirt Design: Awarded to the team with the most creative t-shirt.


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