3 Points Challenge – Fuelled by True Protein
The 3 Points Challenge is back on Saturday 1st December and it’s bigger and better than ever before!
This year’s event has more races, a fantastic new sponsor, True Protein and a new charity partner, Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.
This year’s 3 Points Challenge is a true festival of ocean sport. Whether you love ocean paddling, ocean swimming or beach running, there’s a challenge to suit you.
8am – True Paddlers Challenge – 4km paddle / 2km beach run / 4km paddle
9.15am – True Mile Ocean Swim 1600m
9.20am – Cure for Brain Cancer – 1/4 Mile Ocean Swim
10.30am – True Protein 3 Points Challenge
11.45am – Invitational True Dash for Cash (top 6 M/F from Ocean Swim and 3P)
12.45pm – Hydrothon 2km then 4km races
With over $10,000 in prizes to be won across the day, you don’t want to miss out!
True Paddlers Challenge – SUP / PaddleBoard / Ski – Run (4km paddle / 2km run / 4km Paddle)
$3000 in cash and prizes to be won
The new True Paddlers Challenge is aimed at SUP paddlers, prone paddlers on stock or 12ft boards and spec surf ski paddlers. The True Paddlers challenge is a 10km event featuring a triangular 4km paddle from North Curl Curl heading towards North Head, then returning into South Curl Curl beach before paddling back to North Curl Curl Beach.
Competitors then tackle a 2km beach run from the transition area at North Curl Curl to South Curl Curl (SOFT SAND) before returning back to North Curl Curl (HARD SAND) before undertaking the final 4km paddle – same course as the first leg and finishing at North Curl Curl Beach.
True Mile Ocean Swim – 1600m
$2000 in cash and prizes to be won
A 1600m ocean swim designed to test the mental fortitude of competitors. Depending on conditions, the course will start from North Curl Curl, heading through the break around a turning can, before swimming on towards South Curl Curl and back, finishing at North Curl Curl.
True 3 Points Challenge – 400m swim NCC / 1500m run / 300m swim SCC /1500m run/ 200m swim Freshwater 3km run back to NCC
$4000 in cash and prizes to be won
A series of 3 Ocean Swims, swimming at North Curl Curl Point 400m, South Curl Curl Point 300m and Freshwater Point 200m, connected by a 1500m cross country run from NCC to SCC then a stunning 1500m boardwalk / coastal run around the headland into Freshwater Beach and undertaking the final swim. Competitors charge 3km back to North Curl Curl Beach via pathways, cross country and calf burning soft sand running, finishing at North Curl Curl Beach.
Cure Brain Cancer Foundation ¼ Mile Splash
$1000 in cash and prizes to be won
A shorter swim aimed at those who have never competed in an ocean swim before…..a personal challenge which could lead to bigger things, a race where smiles are more important than times or places! Competitors swim from North Curl Curl Beach through the surf break around a turning can and back to where they started.