Key information for the 2019 GMHBA Lorne Pier to Pub Events

  • GMHBA Lorne Mountain to Surf Friday 11th Jan 2019, 8.30am
  • GMHBA Lorne 5000, Saturday 12th Jan 2019, 10am
  • GMHBA Lorne Pier to Pub, Saturday 12th Jan 2019, 12.30pm
  • Entries will open early November

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The first swim starts at 12:30PM
1.2km open water swim from the Lorne Pier to the beach. Depending on the day and the tide the distance can be slightly longer than this. You should be able to confidently swim 1500m in a pool
The GMHBA Lorne Pier to Pub swim attracts swimmers from all ages and from all levels including recreational and professional. You will need to complete the swim in reasonable time, less than 40 minutes. Swimmers who take too long may be removed from the water for their own safety.
$70 (all age groups). Late entries cost $100 (typically after 14th Dec)
A wet-suit is not essential, however many participants choose to wear one for warmth and comfort. We strongly recommend that you wear a wet-suit. Wet-suits will be available for hire on the day please contact our partner 2XU prior to the event to organise wetsuit hire.
Results will be available on the surfclub's website later in the day of the race.
If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact our Sponsorship Co-ordinator for more information. Details can be found on our contacts page.
Our Race Director or Deputy race Director - Details can be found on our contacts page
Everyone should be a regular swimmer and we encourage regular medical check-ups. If you have not been swimming for a while or have never swum in an open water event or in the ocean you should definitely have a medical check up.