The only swim race around Popoi'a/ Flat Island in Kailua Bay-one of the Windward Side's most scenic swims! Choice of two event categories: 1.5 mile swim around Popoi'a or Half-Mile buoy swim. All ages are welcome! Hosted by Kailua Masters Swim Club-a registered US Masters Swim Club.
Early bird registration $40 until May 13. Early bird registration includes Race hat, giveaways, and refreshments. After May 13, you may register online or in person on race day for $50 and giveaways may not be available. No refunds.
Awards: 1.5 Mile Swim: Overall Male & Female winners and top 3 Male & Female finishers in standard 5-year age groups.
Half-Mile Swim: Overall male & female winners.
Event details and schedule
Registration and numbering begin at 6:30 a.m. Mandatory pre-race announcements at 7:45 a.m. Both races start at 8am. Last minute race day registration cost: $50
Course starts and finishes at Kailua Beach Park behind Kalapawai Market. The 1.5 Mile course circles Popoi’a Island. The 1/2 mile course is parallel to Kailua Beach along the buoys.
Swim caps are MANDATORY! Goggles, face masks and snorkels are permitted. Swimmers with fins are invited to participate but will not be eligible for awards. Wetsuits/other rubberized swim suits are not authorized.
Kailua Masters Swim Club