CIASA hosts annual Sea Swim

| 11/09/2012

CBACswim_04 (206x250)_0.jpg(CIASA): The 28th Fosters Food Fair IGA 800m Sea Swim is the first sea swim of the season and it takes place on Saturday, September 15. The swim starts at 4pm, with registration from 3-3:45pm; and runs north, parallel to 7 Mile Beach starting at Governor’s Beach and ending at Public Beach.The sea swim attracts a wide variety of participants – competitive and non–competitive swimmers of all ages – and is agreat family activity which allows parents to set a great example of living a healthy life, by swimming with their children.

Registration takes place at Governor’s Beach and registration entry fees are CIASA members: CI$10.00 for children and CI$ 15.00 for adults; non-members: CI$15.00 for children and CI$ 20.00 for adults.

“Fosters Food Fair IGA is delighted to be part of this event again,” said Fosters Food Fair IGA Managing Director Woody Foster. “Our companies, and more importantly our family, are long-time supporters of swimming and we always look forward to this event, to see how many of the Foster’s Family actually turn out to swim … and equally important, how many of them are actually able to come in ahead of Ms Chi-Chi who sets a wonderful example to us all of the benefits of swimming.”

The Fosters Food Fair IGA 800m Sea Swim also sees the beginning of a new partnership, that with Subway, who are now committed to providing swimmers with healthy Subway sandwiches at the end of each of the Season’s Open Water races. “This partnership with CIASA is a natural fit for Subway,” said owner Troy Burke “we are delighted to be a part of the vibrant swimming community and look forward to the swim on Saturday.”

All swimmers are provided with swim caps, which must be worn for safety reasons and there are event T-Shirts, trophies for the top three male and female finishers in each age group and Subway sandwiches and refreshments provided at the end of the race.

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