The Big Tortuga 10k Swim or Relay

Event Date

Sat, Nov 8, 2014


Willis, TX

About This Activity

The Snapping Tortuga presents: the Big Tortuga 10K Marathon Swim or the Bale of Tortuga's 10k Relay. Each Relay team will have 4 athletes that will complete a 20-minute leg, then a 15-minute leg, then 10-minute legs until their team has completed the course. Swimmers will swim in the same order throughout the event.
Each team must provide its own escort boat, 1 stopwatch, and 2 cell phones.  All teams must have someone 22 years of age or older driving the boat.  For more info visit

Solo swimmers must provide a qualification time.  Athletes must prove they have completed a 5k in 1:40 without the use of a wetsuit or a 10k in under 4hrs. There will be a 4 hour cutoff finish time for all solo swimmers. If you are not able to complete a 6.2 mile distance in 4 hours, please do not enter.
Solo swimmers must provide their own kayak and be accompanied by their own support personnel (in kayak, canoe or boat).

Event schedule and times

10k Relay and 10k Solo- 9:00am start

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