Ben Ruback wins the Kapiti to Mainland swim for the second year in a row, this time in a record 1.04 hours and 19 sec. 2nd was Yuri Taylor from the RSC.
Renee Lawton also RSC, first women without a wetsuit and 2nd women over the line, because she did not wear a wet suit Renée now holds the new women’s Kapiti to Mainland swimming record.
Pre race info
17 swimmers will be braving the Kapiti seas on the 9th March to swim in the annual Kapiti to Mainland swim, including Ben Ruback who was last years winner.
Two of the swimmers are from RSC: Yuri Taylor and Renee Lawton. Other local swimmers include Ian MacDonald from Raumati and Damian Ruth from Paekakariki. Swimmers are also coming from much further afield including swimmers from Auckland, Rotorua and Katitkati .
A special mention to Ray Gough who has swum 49 times before!
Come down to the beach to support the swimmers coming in. Meet Details