The MINI AQUA distance offers a fun, entry level, and safe event to begin your ‘aquathon’ experience or for a shorter and fun hit out.

               You don’t need to be an amazing athlete or swimmer!

  • A 200m swim held close to the shoreline, followed by an 2km flat coastal run.
  • Swim and run on your own or tag team with a mate- one swims, one runs.
  • Fully supported, safe location with loads lifesavers and course marshals
  • Enjoy a non-competitive event (timed but no awards)
  • Enter on your own or take part with a mate, group or sport/fitness-One swims and one runs!
  • Finisher medals to celebrate your achievement
  • Ages 13 years and up

Preparation Tips

Visit our preparation page for training tips, programs, video’s.

Beginners swim-run guide

2020 Event Guide:

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√ Entry to Australia’s largest and most fun swim and run Aquathon

√ Eyeline swim cap


√  Electronic timing and results

√  Over $5,000 give away’s and prizes

 Professional event safety & services

What happens on Event day?

  • Collect your Registration kit: Compulsory for all individuals Entrants or 1 team member
  • Collection between 7.1am and 8:45am (allow 45min car park, walk to register)
  • See maps: located at belmore basin
  • Please check the Event Schedule for registration, briefing and start time
  • Prior to start (individual) place run gear in the area marked ‘transition’
  • Place your allocated time chip on your left ankle (soft velcro)
  • Teams: swimmer starts with time chip, runner waits in “RMB Team Tag Area”
  • Event briefing is held on water’s edge
  • Listen to the announcer


Swim:  200m

    • Start on sandy foreshore of harbour divided into male, female and team starts.
    • Swim is kept close to shoreline, supported by very capable lifesavers

Run/Jog/Walk: 2km

    • Exit the swim, to your change area (20m run) or ‘team tag your runner)
    • 2km- (1k out and back) flat run along the amazing ‘blue mile’ coastal path to North Beach
    • Finish, grab your medal, water, fruit and celebrate

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