Despite strong off-shore winds of 25 knots on Sunday morning, over 300 participants took part in Round 2 of the Weekend Post Ocean Racing Series with Wayne Jones first out the water in the Dis-chem 2km Ocean Swim with Tammy Geyer winning the ladies race. In the Dis-Chem 1km Ocean Swim it was Wesley Wiehahn and Amy Mardon who took the race honours whilst on the beach, Antonio Seconds and Mariette Hattingh were the fastest in the About IT 5km Beach Run. Colin Korkie and Helen Schuck took line honours in the 5km Beach Walk.
Children on the morning were excited to be joined by the Springbok mascot Bokkie who also took part in the Crickley Dairy Kids 1km Beach Run.
Over R10,000 was handed out in lucky draw prizes on the beach immediately after the event.
The next round in the Series takes place on Sunday 9 December at 9:00 am, Hobie Beach.
Top 5 finishers in all Round 2 events on Sunday 25 November 2012:
Dis-Chem 1km Ocean Swim:
- Men: 1 Wesley Wiehahn (16:14.4); 2 Jason Jones (16:18.7); 3 Daniel Jones (17:25.4); 4 Jason Collier (19:41.6); 5 Donovan Zoetmulder (19:46.4)
- Ladies: 1 Amy Mardon (19:57.0); 2 Kirsten Marriott (20:47.6); 3 Hayley Ward (21:34.6); 4 Maxine Schoeman (22:19.0); 5 Ingrid Segura Sanchez (22:41.5)
Dis-Chem 2km Ocean Swim:
- Men: 1 Wayne Jones (26:58.4); 2 Siegfried Lokotsch (31:26.8); 3 Chris Mowbray (32:21.1); 4 Shane D’Arcy (31:39.5); 5 Ryan Pienaar (33:23.4)
- Ladies: 1 Lou Furstenberg (25:12.5);
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