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General Event News Swimchix meets Pevensey Place swimmers At the Pevensey Place inter-house gala, the Swimchix met the amazing residents that took part in this years aQuellé Midmar Mile. They were proudly wearing their Mile t-shirts and their individually engraved medals. Well done to the following swimmers: Bokke Rossouw, Hilda Gammage, Janine Brindle, Samantha Smith, Anton Egner, Moira Gray, Stuart Seymour and Udette Pretorius.
LAKE ELAND MILE
DATE 01 January 2019
TIME 09h00
ORGANISERS Margate Swimming Club
DISTANCE 1600; 3000, 500
PROVINCE KwaZulu-Natal
START VENUE Lake Eland Game Reserve,Oribi Gorge,
PRIMARY CONTACT
NAME PJ Botha
NUMBER 082-4654089
EMAIL lake-eland-mile@webmail.co.za
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Pre-entries: www.margateswimmingclub.co.za. Entries are also accepted by e-mail and fax. Late entries are accepted at the start, at a premium, and close an hour before each event.




DIRECTIONS

Race Start Coordinates: -30.693435258996924, 30.17829403281212 

Race Finish Coordinates: None

GPS coordinates: -30.69338, 30.17828 The Lake Eland Game Reserve lies on the Oribi Flats adjacent to Oribi Gorge, off the N2 towards Harding. It is approximately 35 kilometres inland from Port Shepstone. Please note it takes about 20 minutes to get to the start once in the reserve.

THE SWIM

There are several routes all clearly indicated by different colour marker buoys.




EVENT PROGRAMME
Day Event Distance (m) Time Category
1 3,000m 09:00:00 SA Qualifier - open
2 500m 10:30:00 Disabled/Boys & girls under-12
3 500m 11:20:00 Mixed 13 & over
4 1,600m 12:00:00 Disabled/Mixed under-12
5 1,600m 13:00:00 Mixed 13 & over
6 500m 14:00:00 Team event


PRIZES AND GIVE-AWAYS

Cash prizes go to category winners and medals to all finishers.



WATER QUALITY

Water clarity is generally good but is dependent on seasonal rains. There are reeds or mud as the lake is fairly deep. The entire starting arena is located on grass. The water can be on the cool side.



MEDIA RELEASE
Race Name Release Date Media Release
ORGANISER
NAME Margate Swimming Club
PROVINCE KwaZulu-Natal
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WEBSITE www.margateswimmingclub.co.za
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CONTACT PERSON
NAME Samantha Botha
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EMAIL lake-eland-mile@webmail.co.za
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EDITORS NOTES

The Lake Eland Mile uses the beautiful nature reserve as a backdrop. The drive to the venue is interesting and boasts abundant wildlife sightings.



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