Catawba SwimRun Race

The Catawba SwimRun Race is back for the third year. This unique race alternates between swimming and running legs in a format that is growing in popularity throughout the racing community. The race features two distances and two divisions; one for solo competitors, and one for teams of two who must remain with their teammate for the entirety of the race. Get ready to take on the Catawba River and the topography that surrounds it at the Catawba SwimRun.

Event Details:

  • Date: April 13, 2019
  • Distance:
    • 3.8 miles (1 lap)
    • 11.4 miles (3 laps)
  • Time:
    • 8:00am (3 lap start)
    • 8:30am (1 lap start)

Registration:

  • Pre-Registration – Must register by April 11
    • 1 Lap Solo – $50
    • 1 Lap Team of Two – $95
    • 3 Lap Solo- $70
    • 3 Lap Team of Two – $130
  • Race-Day Registration – if available
    • 1 Lap Solo – $60
    • 1 Lap Team of Two – $105
    • 3 Lap Solo- $80
    • 3 Lap Team of Two – $140
  • Note: Recover Brands shirts are only guaranteed to those that register by April 7
Register

Schedule:

  • 6:30am – Race day registration and packet pick-up begins at the Pump House Biergarten
  • 7:30am – Race day registration and packet pick-up ends
  • 8:00am – The Catawba SwimRun 3 lap distance begins (Both divisions starting at same time)
  • 8:30am – The Catawba SwimRun 1 lap distance begins (Both divisions starting at same time)
  • Time TBD – 1 Lap Awards Ceremony
  • Time TBD – 3 Lap Awards Ceremony
  • 11:30am – Course Closes (participants may finish the course however official times may not be recorded)

Awards:

Awards will be given to the top 3 solo Male/Female participants in the 1 lap and 3 lap distances

Awards will be given to the top 3 teams in each distance 1 lap and 3 lap distances

2018 RESULTS

2017 RESULTS

Sponsors:

             

       

Additional Event Info:

  • Volunteers
  • Waiver Policy
    • All participants must sign the USNWC waiver before participating
  • Refund and Transfer Policy
    • Race Registration is non-refundable
    • A 100% registration transfer must be requested 2 months (or more) in advance of race day via racedirector@usnwc.org
    • A 50% registration transfer must be requested 1 month (or more) in advance of race day via racedirector@usnwc.org
    • Registration transfers are only applicable to the same race the following year
  • Forgotten Add-On Gear
    • All purchased add-on gear must be collected during packet pick-up
    • Items will not be shipped
    • If items are unable to be picked up during packet pick-up, you must arrange pick-up with racedirector@usnwc.org and collect from Outfitters within one week from event date
    • The race director will not email you to arrange your pick-up
    • All unclaimed items will be donated
    • Typical parking fees apply
  • Forgotten Awards
    • Participants not present for awards may collect their award from Outfitters within two months of the race date
    • Items will not be shipped
    • All unclaimed items will be donated
    • Participants must email racedirector@usnwc.org to arrange award pick-up
    • Typical parking fees apply
  • Trail Safety
    • Trails will be open to other runners, hikers and bikers
    • Headphones, iPods, MP3 players, etc are strongly discouraged
    • Remain attentive and courteous at all times
    • No pets allowed on the course
  • Race Bibs
    • Race bib must be visible and worn on the front of shirt to receive an accurate time
  • Aid Stations
    • See Course Map for water/electrolyte stop locations
    • Plan accordingly if you think you may require additional hydration during race
  • Weather Policy
    • Event will proceed rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by the Race Director. Any changes will be communicated via email by the Race Director
  • Parking Policy
    • All guests are required to pay a $6 parking fee at the USNWC unless guest has an annual parking pass. Annual parking passes are available through the USNWC for $50
  • Emergency Policy
    • The USNWC does not conduct trail rescues in the event of an emergency. Participants must call 911 if emergency vehicles and operations are needed. There are 911 trail location markers to communicate where emergency personnel can find you