BLUE SKY ENDURANCE FEST

Sun April 26, 2020 Directions
Events
Swim Run Beginner Friendly

Skinny Dip

$40 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after December 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
Twice the fun!

Double Dip

$55 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after December 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
The Ultimate Swim Run Challenge

Third Time's a Charm

$70 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after December 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
Student Pricing

Skinny Dip Student Racer (Age 10-18)

$30 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends April 26, 2020 at 8:00am EDT
Student Pricing

Double Dip Student Racer (Age 10-18)

$30 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends April 26, 2020 at 8:00am EDT
Student Pricing

Third Times A Charm Student Racer (Age 10-18)

$30 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends April 26, 2020 at 8:00am EDT
New for Students

Mini Skinny Dip Student Racer (Age 7-15)

$25 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends April 26, 2020 at 8:00am EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.blueskyendurance.com/race.

Place
Trophy Lakes, Johns Island, SC
Description

A morning of challenging athletic competition, food and fun.  With no other event like it in the Lowcountry, Blue Sky Endurance Fest offers a combination of races designed to create unique and challenging events for athletes unlike any before.  We are excited to be back for year 3 of this unique, crazy and adventurous challenge!   

Please read the event details below

Race Date: April 26, 2020

Event Schedule:

Saturday- April 25, 2020
9am-6pm- Packet Pickup for all distances at Blue Sky Endurance 725 Coleman Blvd #116, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464 
Sunday- April 26th, 2020:
6:30am-7:15am- Packet Pickup and Race-Day Registration for all distances @ Trophy Lakes 3050 Marlin Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455
7:30am- Mandatory Pre-Race meeting for all distances
8am Race Start 
Awards presentation immediately after last finisher
Race Location: Trophy Lakes, Johns Island 3050 Marlin Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455

Race Format: Swim, run, repeat (optional).  Swim a one-mile loop and directly follow it with a one mile off road running loop.  Racers doing the Double Dip will repeat this format twice (Swim-Run-Swim-Run) for a total of 2 miles of swimming and two miles of running.  Racers completing the Third Times a Charm will repeat this format three times (Swim-Run-Swim-Run-Swim-Run) for a total of three miles swimming and three miles running.  

Race Options

Skinny Dip- (Swim-Run) Racers complete a single loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile) and directly follow the swim with a single loop off-road run of Trophy Lake (1 mile)- for a total distance of 2 miles raced.

Double Dip- (Swim-Run-Swim-Run) Racers start with a swim loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile), directly follow the swim with an off-road run loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile), directly following racers complete a second loop swim of Trophy Lake (1 mile), and a second off-road run loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile)- for a total distance of 4 miles raced.

Third Times A Charm- (Swim-Run-Swim-Run-Swim-Run) Racers start with a swim loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile), directly following racers complete an off-road run loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile), directly follow with a second swim loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile), follow with a second off road run loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile), follow with a third loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile), and follow with a third off road run loop of Trophy Lake (1 mile)- for a total distance of 6 miles raced.

MINI SKINNY DIP STUDENT RACER (AGE 7-15 only)
(Swim-Run) Racers complete a 200 yard out and back loop and directly follow the swim with a single loop off-road run of Trophy Lake (1 mile)- for a total distance of 1.2 miles raced

See course maps for more info.

Parking: There is ample parking located on Trophy Lakes property.  Race volunteers will be directing traffic in from Marlin Road to designated race day parking within walking distance of transition and race start area.  

Pre-Race Instructions/Meeting: There is a mandatory pre-race meeting to go over the race rules, course, logistics and answer any remaining questions.  This meeting is Sunday morning inside race transition area at 7:30AM.

Rules  

Blue Sky Endurance Fest is a USA Triathlon sanctioned race.  We follow the standard rules of USA Triathlon.  All racers are required to have a current USA Triathlon Membership, or purchase a one day USA Triathlon Membership for race day use. 

Wetsuits

We follow all rules of USA Triathlon.  Wetsuits will be legal in the event the water is 78 degrees or below.  Average water temps at Trophy Lake in late April usually fall in the high 70s and low 80s.  

Race Course

The race course is marked.
The participants must follow the marked course.  
Participants that do not follow the marked course will be disqualified.  
There will be one water station with both H20 and an Electrolyte Mix drink.

Mandatory Equipment Supplied by Race Organizers

Race bibs must be worn and visible at all times during the run portion of the race.
Swim caps must be worn visible during all the swim portions of the race.
Racers will be provided a timing chip and chip strap and are required to wear both during the entire duration of the race. 

Transition Area

Each racer will be provided their own space inside the transition area for their equipment.  Only racers will be allowed inside the transition area.  Racers will not be allowed to use any equipment they have not provided for themselves in transition.  Racers that receive assistance from spectators will be disqualified.

Award Categories

The following awards will be presented in each race distance:

Overall Male and Female for each distance. 

Top 3 AG Male and Female:  Ages 7-10, 11-15 (Mini Skinny Dip), All other races, Middle School Division, High School Division, ages 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+ 

Race Contact Info

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Sponsors

We are happy to announce we will be donating a portion of each Blue Sky Endurance Fest race entry to Lowcountry Aquatics Program Swimming.  LAPS currently serves 14 schools and 1,400 children and has 25 CPR, First Aid, and Swim Lessons University certified instructors.  Lessons are taught in eight (8) thirty-minute sessions and are offered in both the fall and spring semesters of the school year.  Through a proven curriculum and data collection based on each student's skill achievement, LAPS is able to show the tremendous progress our children make towards becoming safe, happy swimmers!

Directions

Trophy Lakes, Johns Island, SC

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