AkTion Series – SwimFest 2016

Running Event
2km 4km 6km
Activities
Run

Date & Time
Sat 10 Dec, 8:00 AM-GMT +0800
Location
Tanjung Rhu Langkawi, Tanjung Rhu Langkawi, Pulau Langkawi
Registration ends on
09 Dec 2016, 06:00 Asia/Kuala_Lumpur or while slots last
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Overview

Tanjung Rhu SwimFest, an open water swimming competition happening on 10 December 2016, is available in three categories. The two-kilometer route is suitable for budding swimmers, while the four and six kilometer routes are recommended for multi-sport athletes including triathletes, and long distance swim enthusiasts. Starting by the captivating Tanjung Rhu beach, participants will be able to swim close to international borders, which provides a unique opportunity to experience Malaysia and Thailand in a single location. The Tanjung Rhu SwimFest will be the beach’s first international open water swimming event.

Overview

Tanjung Rhu SwimFest, an open water swimming competition happening on 10 December 2016, is available in three categories. The two-kilometer route is suitable for budding swimmers, while the four and six kilometer routes are recommended for multi-sport athletes including triathletes, and long distance swim enthusiasts. Starting by the captivating Tanjung Rhu beach, participants will be able to swim close to international borders, which provides a unique opportunity to experience Malaysia and Thailand in a single location. The Tanjung Rhu SwimFest will be the beach’s first international open water swimming event.

Categories & fees
Age limit as of 10 Dec 2016
Mixed Open
2km
1 x Any gender, 14 yrs old & above
Standard Rate
End on 08 Dec, 2016
MYR 71.12 Register
Swimmers in the age of 14 and above
Mixed Open
4km
1 x Any gender, 16 yrs old & above
Standard Rate
End on 08 Dec, 2016
MYR 93.59 Register
Swimmers in the age of 16 and above
International Open
6km
1 x Any gender, 18 yrs old & above
Standard Rate
End on 08 Dec, 2016
MYR 116.07 Register
Swimmers aged 18 and above
Malaysian Open
6km
1 x Any gender, From 18 yrs old to 39 yrs old
Standard Rate
End on 08 Dec, 2016
MYR 116.07 Register
Malaysian swimmers in the age of 18 to 39
Malaysian Veteran Open
6km
1 x Any gender, 40 yrs old & above
Standard Rate
End on 08 Dec, 2016
MYR 116.07 Register
Malaysian swimmers in the aged 40 and above.
Flag off time & location
10 Dec, 2016, Sat, 7:00 am +08
Tanjung Rhu Langkawi, Pulau Langkawi
2km 4km 6km
Race pack collection
09 Dec, 2016, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tanjung Rhu Langkawi
/Tanjung Rhu Langkawi
Entitlements
T-Shirt
Note: Registrations from 20 November 2016 onwards may not be guaranteed event tee sizes.
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Swim Cap
Swim Cap
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Medal
Finisher Medal
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String Bag
String Bag
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Qns: What is the cut off time for the swim?
Ans: The cut off time for 6km is 5 hours, 4km is 4 hours and 2km is 3 hours. The organiser is quite lenient with the cut off timing as it's a subset route of 6km.

Qns: How do I get to the race site?
Ans: The easiest way to get to the race site is by direct flight from Singapore to Langkawi. You can also travel by bus from Singapore to Larkin Johor, and subsequently change bus to Langkawi. The flight return tickets price is around SGD150, depending on individual budget airlines.

Qns: Where should I stay?
Ans: The 2 hotels in Tanjung Rhu - The Four Seasons Resort and The Tanjung Rhu Resort - both offer 5 star accommodation. There are some small homestays at Tanjung Rhu area but they are not available for online booking. The next accessible location will be at the Cenang beach area as there are many convenient hotels around.

Qns. Will there be any water refuel for swimmers?
Ans: Yes, there will be kayaks and floating platforms for participants to rest. The water station will only be for 4km and 6km swimmers.

Qns: Will there be a finisher medal for every participant?
Ans: Yes.
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