Athlete Check In
Athlete Check In is compulsory for all participants and you will need to bring Photo ID.
Location: Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving car park, Noosa Heads
Time: 5:45am - 10:15am
Individuals will receive:
- Swim Cap - Colour corresponding to your category/wave
- Timing Chip
- Body Number - after collecting your race kit, you must see Body Numbering team
Wave Starts will be available 2 weeks prior to the event.
The Swimmers Guide will be available 4 weeks prior to the event.
Cut Off Times
The 3.8km Swim does have cut off times due to logistics. The last swimmer must reach the furthest turning buoy at Tea Tree Bay before 7:55am.
Swim NOOSA is a non-wetsuit swim* in all distances as per FINA Open Water Rules.
*Non-wetsuit if water is above 20 degrees
Each distance will have a wetsuit wave, which is a non-competitive wave.
The 1km will have a Fin Wave, where swimmers may wear fins/flippers. This is a non-competitive wave.
Competing in multiple distances
Many swimmers choose to compete in 2, 3 or 4 distances at Swim NOOSA.
This is possible but please note it is the swimmer's responsibility to ensure they have sufficient time between races and that they are able to make the next wave start.
Your age is of race day.
Location: Main Beach, Noosa Heads
Medals will be awarded to 1st -3rd in each category for all distances.
Random Prize Draws - must be present to win. Age is at race day.
If you cannot stay for presentations, you will need to contact IRONMAN office on firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 761 384 to arrange collection or postage.
Postage will be the responsibility of the swimmer.
Prize Money will be awarded to 1st-3rd place in the Open Category in the 3.8km and 2km Swim
Prize money is equal for both male and female
1st - $800
2nd - $400
3rd - $200
1st - $500
2nd - $250
3rd - $125
Recovery will be after the finish line where fruit and water will be available
Volunteers will be located after the Finish Line to remove your Timing Chip.
Timing Chips must be returned, any non- returned timing chips will incur a $150 non-returned fee
FinisherPix will be onsite taking photos and will be available 24-48 hours post event to view on their website
Things to Know
Bag drop will be available next to the Check In Tent
Swimmers must provide their own small bag, tags will be provided
First Aid will be available onsite, please see a Staff member if you require assistance
Any and all lost property will be handed into the Help Desk at Check In.
Parking is available in and around Noosa, please note parking is limited
All road/parking rules are in place