Large turnout for Whangamata event

17th December 2010

Between 350 and 400 competitors are expected to take part in this Sunday's inter-club surf carnival at Whangamata. And more than 30 boats and canoes will race in the boat arena. Organisers expect the final programme to be influenced by the weather and at 2.00 pm they will assess progress and determine the continuation of events.
The programme will see the following events: Beach sprints (9am start), Beach Flags, Surf Race, Run Swim Run, Board race, Board Relay, Ski Race, Ski Relay, Ironman/Diamond event and Taplin Relays. Racing for surf boats and surf canoes will start at 10.00 am.
The team managers’ briefing is at 8.30 am with the first event at 9.00 am.