Event Overview

This event was created in 1988 to find out who is the fittest emergency service worker. Could it be you?

Compete for fun or as an elite competitor starting at 10am at the Belmore Basin. The grassed are west of Levendi Restaurant under the pine trees will be used for the registration and transition area.  The event involves a 750 metre swim and a 5 km run. All proceeds received from the Sport Fee will be donated to the McGrath Foundation and Police Legacy.

The event, as the name suggests, also honours the memory of the late Sean Maroney, who was an elite triathlete.

Entry is online only via this website, with both a registration fee ($30.00 for NSW Police CoS members or $60.00 for non-members of the NSW PCoS) and a sport fee ($20.00 to be donated) to be paid.

We encourage everyone to take part and enjoy raising funds for such worthwhile causes, all whilst exercising with other police and emergency service personnel. Register Now.

See you in the Gong this October!

Event Rules

At 9.50am competitors will assemble on the eastern side of the Belmore Basin where a safety briefing will be held. At 10am competitors will enter the water and swim a distance of 750 metres around the Belmore Basin (they will be led by a paddle boarder).

The swim route will be around the concrete weigh station and once rounding the station they will then head towards the harbour entrance. Swimmers will then cross the entrance of the harbour heading west for approximately 200 metres and then turn left before swimming back to the beach. The swimmers will complete one lap of the harbour.

They will then exit the water on the eastern side and run up the stairs located at this point of the beach to the walkway/footpath where they will make their way to the transition area on  the lawn on the western side of Levendi Restaurant.

Event Date

Wednesday, 23rd October, 2019.

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Event Fees

$20.00 per person (plus Registration Fee)

Event Location

Belmore Basin (Registration on the grass area west of 'Levendi Restaurant' under the pine trees), Wollongong.

Event Co-ordinators

Phillip Brown (Lake Illawarra PS)