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Stoked To Go Out! Grey Liston Memorial Swim 2018


Event #1 of the Carolina Swim Series

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TIME:

9:00 AM

DATE:

Saturday, May 19, 2018

PLACE:

Wrightsville Beach, NC
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STATUS:

Event Completed

DISTANCE:

1.7 mile swim

OPEN UNTIL:

Thursday, May 17, 2018  9:00 AM

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Post Race Party Announced for Stoked To Go Out.

This year Stoked To Go Out is VERY excited to host a post swim social event for all participants and their guests featuring food and drinks as well as live entertainment, at a convenient Wrightsville Beach causeway location immediately following the awards ceremony. Details provided at packet pickup and on race day.

 

Stoked To Go Out is now part of the Carolina Swim Series


The Carolina Swim Series consists of five open water swims in the greater Wilmington area.
There are two swims in the spring, one in the middle of summer, and then two more in the fall.

1) Stoked To Go Out - Saturday, May 19th @ Wrightsville Beach
2) Swim CB - Sunday, June 24th @ Carolina Beach
3) Racin' the Basin - Saturday, July 28th @ Ft. Fisher
4) Pier-to-Pier - Saturday, September 15th @ Wrightsville Beach
5) Swim the Loop - Sunday, September 23rd @ Wrightsville Beach


The Carolina Swim Series will culminate with a year-end awards party on a yet to be named date.

Description

An ocean swim race taking place between Crystal Pier (at Oceanic Restaurant) and Johnny Mercer's Pier

Distance: 1.7 miles.

NOTE:  This is the most likely direction for the swim.
If, by chance, currents are running from north to south on race day, the start will be Johnnie Mercer's Pier and the finish will be at Crystal Pier.prevailing direct

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Event Site Rules

Carolina Swim Series – Wetsuit Rules

For all Carolina Swim Series races, the following wetsuit guidelines will be followed:

1) If the water temperature is 67.9 degrees or lower – wetsuits will be required.

2) If the water temperature is between 68 degrees and 78 degrees – wetsuits will be optional (see below for details).

3) If the water temperature is 78.1 degrees or higher – wetsuits are prohibited.

Optional wetsuit usage: Participants opting to wear a wetsuit when the water temperature is between 68 degrees and 78 degrees, will be assessed a 3-minute penalty for the five shorter races and a 6-minute penalty for the two longer races.

Packet Pickup

Friday:  May 18th (5PM - 7PM)

Toad Hollow
260 Racine Dr. - Suite 6
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-799-2719

Saturday:  May 19th (7AM - 8:30AM)

Wrightsville Beach Town Hall

NOTE:

Timing chips will only be distributed on race morning at Wrightsville Beach Town Hall.

 

Affiliated Charities

This event benefits Aquahawk Dub Club.

This race benefits the "Grey Liston Memorial Scholarship Fund" and the "UNCW Swimming and Diving Scholarship Fund".  Any additional donations will go to the Aquahawk Dub Club.

Refunds

Refund are not available for this event.

Withdrawals

Withdrawals are no longer available for this event.

Transfers

This event does not provide transfers.

Deferrals

This event does not allow deferrals.

Policies

IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER THE GREY LISTON MEMORIAL SWIM WILL BE POSTPONED IN HOPES THE BAD WEATHER WILL PASS. IF IT DOES NOT PASS IN TIME TO COMPLETE THE EVENT SAFELY IN THE ORIGINAL OR MODIFIED FORMAT, THE EVENT WILL BE CANCELLED. IF CANCELLED DUE TO AN ACT OF GOD OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCE BEYOND THE RACE DIRECTORS CONTROL THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS, CREDITS, OR TRANSFERS. REST ASSURED YOUR ENTRY FEE IS GOING TOWARDS PUTTING ON A SAFE AND FUN EVENT AND ALL PROCEEDS WILL FIND THERE WAY INTO THE GREY LISTON ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP
FOR THE UNC WILMINGTON SWIM & DIVE PROGRAM.”

Volunteer

Interested in vounteering?  Please contact krysten@setupevents.com

Overall Results

2018

Award Categories

Click here for past results:

 

http://www.stokedtogoout.com/results/.

 

 

 

Race Day Registration

Race day registrations will be available unless the race sells out.  The price for race day registration is $60.

REGISTER EARLY FOR DISCOUNTED ENTRY FEE!

Results

Overall Male

Overall Female

Overall Masters Male

Overall Masters Female

Top 3 male and female in the following age groups:  11-12, 13-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,
                                                                                    45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

Race Logistics

Parking & Chip Pick-Up:

All participants park at Wrightsville Beach Town Hall
Participants receive their timing chips and are body marked at this location (race number on hand only)

Swim Start:

Participants are shuttled to swim start location beginning at 7:15 AM. The last shuttle departs at 8:30 AM.
Pre-race briefing at swim start location at 8:50 AM
Participants will be able to leave personal belongings in a bag which will be transported to the swim finish location.
Participants are asked to clearly write their race number on the bag.

Swim Finish:

Awards will be distributed immediatley after the race at the swim finish location on the beach.
Participants will be shuttled from swim finish location back to Wrightsville Beach Town Hall following the race

 

Age Group results

Click here for age group results