Doc Lucky’s Golden Mile Open Water Information
Saturday May 23, postponed due to Covid-19 to Sunday Oct 11th 2020
Benefitting Lake Cane Restoration Society
Race Distance: one mile
Entry Fee: $110 in advance, unless you are a USMS member, $15 discount. $1000 at the door
*includes breakfast, event shirt and race cap
Maximum Participants: 300 Athletes + Patrons
Race Start time: 7:45am
Competition Location: Lucky’s Lake Swim
6645 Lake Cane Drive
Orlando Fl 32819
Water Temperature: 82-83 Degrees F
Length of Course: One Mile – The Organizing Committee reserves the right to reduce the length of the swim or cancel, based on medical advice should adverse weather conditions prevail.
Race Number: Will be provided at packet pick up.
Use of Wetsuits: Wet suits and other floatation devices are NOT permitted. Safer Swimmer buoys will be allowed, but not as floatation. If you would rather do the virtual swim on Friday evening at 5pm you may use floatation, fins, etc…
Open Water Results: Will be available after the event on site and will be emailed to all participants after the event has been completed.
Chip and cap pick up: 6:00 – 7:15am
ALL ATHLETES will pick up their cap and chip on site the morning of the race.
Body Marking: 6:00am-7:15am
ALL ATHLETES must have their race number marked on both arms. A station will be available for the markings.
A technical meeting for all participants is required and will take place by the dock at 7:00 am EST. Course and safety information will be reviewed at that time.
The course will be open for warm up from 7:15 am EST until 7:45 am EST
The start will be a rolling start based on time.
Under 20 minutes, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34 35 and above minutes.
1.5k Start time 7:45 am EST. Cut off time is 90 minutes
Awards will start at 10:00 am EST
Age group awards will be awarded to top three athletes in each age group.
10-u, 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, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99
There is also a cognitively disabled division (CDD) with awards to the top three men and women (No age groups in CCD) for more information about the Cognitively Disabled Division Click Here.
Overall Winners and Swimmer of the Ages Awards
REAL GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE MEDALS
- Top three males
- Top three females
- Top three males based on established handicap (please see chart for your handicap)
- Top three females based on established handicap (please see chart for your handicap)
*all athletes ages are based on your age on the DAY OF THE EVENT (May 25, 2019)
Transport: Athletes will have to provide their own transportation to the event site. 6645 Lake Cane Drive, Orlando Fl 32819
Marshaling Area: All athletes must be in the marshaling area ½ hour before their allowed wave. A map showing the course will be clearly visible in this area for all the participants.
Safety: Appropriate safety craft will be provided during the competition.
Changing Area: Competitors must leave their equipment in this area. The Organizing Committee will provide a bright colored cap for each swimmer. Each swimmer is required to wear this cap. Thermal caps may NOT be worn.
Support Facilities: Limited shower and changing facilities will be provided.
Hospitality: Breakfast and water will be provided.