Stoked to Go Out! Grey Liston Memorial Swim 2018

Event #1 of the Carolina Swim Series

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9:00 AM


Saturday, May 19, 2018


Wrightsville Beach, NC
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1.7 mile swim


Thursday, May 17, 2018  9:00 AM


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Stoked to Go Out!  Grey Liston Memorial Swim





Stoked to Go Out is now part of the Carolina Swim Series

The Carolina Swim Series consists of five open water swims in the greater Wilmington area.
There are two swims in the spring, one in the middle of summer, and then two more in the fall.

1) Stoked to Go Out - Saturday, May 19th @ Wrightsville Beach
2) Swim CB - Sunday, June 24th @ Carolina Beach
3) Racin' the Basin - Saturday, July 28th @ Ft. Fisher
4) Pier-to-Pier - Saturday, September 15th @ Wrightsville Beach
5) Swim the Loop - Sunday, September 23rd @ Wrightsville Beach

The Carolina Swim Series will culminate with a year-end awards party on a yet to be named date.


An ocean swim race taking place between Crystal Pier (at Oceanic Restaurant) and Johnny Mercer's Pier

Distance: 1.7 miles.

NOTE:  This is the most likely direction for the swim.
If, by chance, currents are running from north to south on race day, the start will be Johnnie Mercer's Pier and the finish will be at Crystal Pier.prevailing direct

Category Pricing

Age Group Female
Age Group Male
On or Before Wednesday, May 16, 2018$38.00

**This pricing is based upon Date

Once a date is reached the price will increase to the next tier

Note: On-line Registration for this event closes on 05-17-2018 at 9:00 AM.

There is a $3.00 fee for for the sanctioning of this event.

Event Site Rules

Carolina Swim Series – Wetsuit Rules

For all Carolina Swim Series races, the following wetsuit guidelines will be followed:

1) If the water temperature is 67.9 degrees or lower – wetsuits will be required.

2) If the water temperature is between 68 degrees and 78 degrees – wetsuits will be optional (see below for details).

3) If the water temperature is 78.1 degrees or higher – wetsuits are prohibited.

Optional wetsuit usage: Participants opting to wear a wetsuit when the water temperature is between 68 degrees and 78 degrees, will be assessed a 3-minute penalty for the five shorter races and a 6-minute penalty for the two longer races.

Packet Pickup

Packet Pick-Up:  TBD

Affiliated Charities

This event benefits Aquahawk Dub Club.

This race benefits the "Grey Liston Memorial Scholarship Fund" and the "UNCW Swimming and Diving Scholarship Fund".  Any additional donations will go to the Aquahawk Dub Club.


Refund are not available for this event.


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This event does not provide transfers.


This event does not allow deferrals.


In the event of inclement weather the following procedures will be followed:

The event will be postponed in hopes the inclement weather will pass. If the inclement weather does not pass in time to complete the event safely in the original or modified format, the event will be cancelled. If the weather passes and the event cannot be held within the permitted time limits, the event will be changed to a duathlon format and possibly modified in length to meet these restrictions.

Every effort will be made to hold this event on time on this date. Should this event be cancelled due to an Act of God or other circumstance beyond the race directors control there will be no refunds, credits, or transfers.

NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy.

By registering for this event you agree to this weather policy.


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Award Categories

Overall Male

Overall Female

Overall Masters Male

Overall Masters Female

Top 3 male and female in the following age groups:  11-12, 13-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,
                                                                                    45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

Race Day Registration

Race day registrations will be available unless the race sells out.  The price for race day registration is $60.



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