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La Mer Open Water Swim: 1/2
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La Mer Open Water Swim: 1/2

  1. Nov, 14 Sat
  2. Dubai UAE

Start Time: from 07:30 am*

La Mer Open Water Swim: 1/2

Dubai UAE Start Time: from 07:30 am*
This event occurred in the past; information is likely to be out of date.
Registration closed on 11.11.2020 11:59 PM.
Cancel/Refund options expired on 10.11.2020 11:59 PM.
Category change options expired on 10.11.2020 11:59 PM.

La Mer in Jumeirah 1 is the place to be for some challenging fun in the sea and for this season’s La Mer Open Water Swim Series. The South Beach of La Mer will host the 200m, 400m, 800m, The Mile (1.6km) and 3200m followed by a fun team relay.
Enter once and swim in as many races as you want. Music, plenty of lifeguards out in the water, loads of supporters and a real community spirit. Discount for all Family & Group Entries. Plenty of parking and easy to get to.
Event approved and supported by the Dubai Sports Council – DSC-2658-20-3535

Included: Certificate, Live Results, Medal, Refreshments, Timing, swim cap, draw string bag,
Refund Policy: Premier Online guarantees your right to cancel and receive a refund (subject to applicable fees) for paid events within specified time limits.

* Some events have multiple start times and many events request attendees to arrive by a certain time; please check the Information and FAQs sections above for details or contact the organizer for clarification.

Individual Categories / Events Price (AED)
Juniors -200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m
0 - 18 Years, Male
0 - 18 Years, Female
Adults - 400m, 800, 1600m
19 - 99 Years, Male
19 - 99 Years, Female
3.2km Swim (can only swim this distance)
14 - 99 Years, Male
14 - 99 Years, Female
Prices shown include VAT where applicable.
  • How do I find my race number?

    Race Numbers will be allocated once entries close and be available for download from 5pm on the Wednesday before the Race.

  • When is Race Check In and timing chip collection?

    Your timing chip collection is on the morning of the race at Race Check In which opens at 6.30am. No need to be there from the beginning when Race Check In opens.
    Race numbers will be emailed to all swimmers and will also be on shown at Race Check In on the morning of the race. Once you know your race number, proceed directly to your respective Timing chip collection desk.
    Please check that all your data which is printed on the label of the race pack envelope is correct. This includes your name, age category, gender and distance and in the event of there being any errors, please let our registration staff know so we can change it for you so you have the correct result when finishing the race.
    You must have checked in and received your timing chip 30 minutes before your race start.

  • What are the course highlights?

    Plenty of lifeguards, calm waters, palm trees and beachfront vibe, pristine sand and 5*star beach facilities.

  • What are the Venue & Parking Info?

    La Mer South Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 - Dubai, UAE
    There is lots of free parking on a first-come-first-serve basis as well as paid underground parking.

  • What are the Race Day Program & Timings?

    Be checked in at least 30 minutes before the start of your respective race.
    No need to be there from the beginning when Race Check In opens.
    Once entered, you can swim in as many races as you choose to on the day except for 3.2km distance.
    Individual Races
    06h30: Race Check-In Opens for All Events
    07h30: 800 meters – All Ages
    07h35: 3.2km – 14 to 99 years
    08h00: 200 meters – 4 to 12 years only
    08h30: 400 meters – All Ages
    09h00: Race Check-In for ALL races CLOSES
    09h00: Mile 1600 meters: All Ages
    10h00: Event Ends
    Prize Distribution
    Prizes can be collected after each race distance is completed and results have been checked from the Prize Distribution area.

  • What are the Distances & Age groups?

    Age Groups are calculated as per your age on race day. Male and Female categories for all age groups
    200m: 0 – 8 years, 9 – 12 years
    400m: 0 – 12 years, 13 – 18 years, 19 years+
    800m: 0 – 12 years, 13 – 18 years, 19 years+
    1600m: 0 – 18 years, 19 – 39 years, 40 – 49 years, 50 years+

  • How should I wear my timing chip?

    Chips to be worn on your LEFT ankle with the chip number facing outward.

  • How easy/difficult is the course?

    Calm flat waters, social to advanced swimmers

  • What are the support stations and where are they placed?

    Refreshments are available at the finish line.

  • Are there any Family Discounts available?

    Family discounts are available for families of 3 or more wanting to enter this event, and are ONLY for parents and THEIR children and is offered by Super Sports to make it more economically viable for the whole family to participate. To avail of the family discount, please email [email protected], so that the family discount code can be given to you.

  • Where can I find the Race Results?

    As soon as you have crossed the finish line, check the tablets at the race result stand in the race village for your immediate result. Provisional results are released directly after prize giving at http://www.supersportsuae.com/race-results/ . Final results once all has been checked and confirmed.

  • Where can I find the Race Photos?

    The available race photos can be found on Facebook: Super Sports Events and are posted 72 hours after race finish. Individual photos are not included in the race fee nor guaranteed.

  • How is this event handling Covid19 related concerns?

    No spectators – only for juniors doing the swim will a parent be allowed to support.
    Participants to wear a mask before the start and once you finish the event (no need to wear a mask while participating).
    Temperature check at CHECK IN on the day.
    Staff will wear masks for the entire duration of the event and sanitize regularly.
    Self-social distancing of 2m at all times except when participating.
    Self-service water stations at the finish line.
    Sanitize your hands regularly at designated stations.
    If you feel unwell on the morning of the event with flu-like symptoms, please stay at home!

  • Any additional information participants should know about?

    All information regarding the Race (Race Briefing, Race Course etc.) can be found in the Event Downloads section of this Race (on the right side of this page), so ensure you have a clear understanding of the rules and regulations as well as what the course will look like / entail.

  • Why have I not received any race emails from the event organizer?

    Race emails are sent 7 days before race day, and on the Wednesday before the race at midday. If you do not receive these emails, please check your spam / junk / promotions or other folders and un-spam us so you can receive future emails from us, Super Sports UAE. If you still can’t find your race emails, please use the Contact Organizer button on this page.

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