Slater + Gordon Burleigh Swim Run Australia Day Challenge
The Slater + Gordon Burleigh Swim Run Australia Day (January 26) Challenge is a fun community fitness event held in front of the Burleigh Lifeguard Headquarters that is open to everybody from kids as young as 5 years to adults 60yrs+. The morning consists of three events (the Challenge, the Taste Tester & the Young Guns) with all events involving an ocean swim (wade for the young guns) and beach running, with distances that can be achieved by all ages and abilities. All events are individual (solo) based except for ‘The Challenge’ which also offers a teams option (of your choice) as well.
Australia Day Events
– The Challenge – 400m Ocean Swim and 4km Beach Run (Solo & Team option)
(Categories – 12&Under, 16&Under, Open, 30-39, 40-49, 50+ and Teams (same gender or mixed gender)
– The Taste Tester – 200m Ocean Swim and 2km Beach Run (Solo only)
– The Young Guns Challenge – 400m wade and 400m Beach Run (Solo 5-12yrs only)
– The event is raising funds and awareness for SLDO ‘Save Lives Donate Organs’
Go to www.burleighswimrun.com.au or the Facebook event page for more.