Caris Cup Club Marathon Trophy Race

Date & Time

Sunday 19th March 2023 at 8.00 am.

Dress of Competitors
To promote competitor safety and assist with competitor identification, competitors entering the water beyond knee depth are required to wear a pink or yellow lycra as the top layer of clothing.


Starting at the Patrol Tower at Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC, sprinting towards the ocean, around a cone, swimming out to a red buoy, north to a white buoy, south to a white buoy, swimming into shore, around a cone, running towards Cottesloe SLSC and to level with the Pylon, swimming out and around the Pylon, running to Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC to a cone, swimming out to a white buoy, north to another white buoy, south to a red buoy, swimming into shore, around a cone, sprinting to the finish line at top of the steps to the Patrol Tower.

This course is considered to be 3 x Long Run Course and 2 x Long Swim Course with the transition characteristics of the Run Swim Run. [Alternate course may apply]

(Note: alternate course may apply subject to actual swimming conditions on the day)

Teams welcome to compete. First team member will do first and last swim. Second team member will do long run with short swim at Pylon. No prize for teams other than self respect.


Presentation of the Perpetual Trophy at the conclusion of the Caris Cup Club Marathon Trophy Event.

Name engraved on the Perpetual Trophy, to be presented at the Annual Dinner.

Trophy Winners embroidered towel, to be presented at the Annual Dinner.

Presentation of a prize pack

Details of Past Winners and interesting Caris Cup statistics see below:

– Details, Winners,  Statistics, Records, Dates and Reports 1933/34 to 1992/93

Contenders – Handicaps coming soon

Alen Pazin
Callum Griffiths
James Anderson ‘Ando’
John Henderson ‘Hendo’
Peter Brigg ‘Briggy’
Tim Tucak*
Brieanna (Brie) Mercer
Kristie Orchard

* Must Run Soft Sand


Following the Caris Cup

Points Races Season Finale *Double Points*

Rounds 17 & 18 Sunday 19th March 10.15 am# *Double Points*
(10.15 am Long Swim 10.30 am RSR 10.45 am Long Run 11.00 am Board Race)

To celebrate the Club’s 90th year we will be taking a Club photo and we want as many Members in the photo as possible!
When: Sunday March 19th, 9:30am arrival for set up, 10:00am photo (after Nippers and before Points Races Season Finale).
Dress – Club competition cap (reverse side of patrol cap) and Swanny bathers
Equipment – All Surf Craft (Competition and Rescue – skis, boards, IRBs and surf boats). The plan is for Senior Members to be “on water” with all the Club’s craft lined up in rows (boats/IRBs out back, skis in middle, boards closest to shore) and the Nippers on the beach. Weather dependent.