PARKING INFORMATION for Zones:
Parking will be at the soccer fields. Please enter the main gate for 7 Lakes North, tell the guard you are there for the Open Water Race, and the guard will direct you in. Signs will be posted as well. NC Open Water Champs swimmers will be parking in the horse pasture on Saturday. Zones participants will be given parking passes during registration packet pick up at Little River on Friday.
The following is the address for the 7 Lakes Fitness Center which sits adjacent to the soccer field you are to park in.
114 Edgewater Dr, West End, NC 27376 **
**If you are a Southern Zone Swimmer you may park at this location for the duration of the event weekend. You will be given a pass to park here. If you are a VIP, you may also park at this location for the duration of the event weekend. You will be given a pass to park here.
Please DO NOT park along the road or dam; vehicles will be towed.
FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER AND SOCIAL: Everyone is welcome to join the Open Water dinner at Filly and Colt’s Restaurant and Bar, located at Little River Golf and Resort. It is just a short distance from the event site and also host to this weekend’s events. Friday Night Fajita Bar dinner is a pre-fix meal, drinks included, and can be registered for on the “Registration Page” of the event site. Coaches, officials, and VIPs will all be the Sandhills Sandsharks' special guests, no need to register, just contact (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Little River Golf and Resort
500 Little River Farm Blvd, Carthage, NC 28327
(closest to the race site)
Phone: 910-684-4324-direct, 866-994-7682-toll free, 910-603-5569-cell
2 bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Kitchen, Living room, Complimentary: Iced Tea, Lemonade, and Iced Water all day.
$110 per night
TEAM MEETING ROOMS AVAILABLE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST
Filly and Colt's onsite restaurant (full menu for Zones meals-Click here):
Complimentary Hot and Cold Breakfast Buffet
EGGS, SAUSAGE/BACON, FRENCH TOAST/PANCAKES, HASH BROWNS, BISCUITS,
FRESH FRUIT, YOGURT, JUICE, COFFEE/TEA
A Friday Night Dinner Fajita Bar at Filly and Colt's
will be offered for a Prefix Price of $15 per person
(Please see Registration Page to purchace)
Friday Night Coaches' Social and Dinner served at Filly and Colt's
(no purchase necessary for coaches, however, please RSVP email@example.com)
SATURDAY ZONE LUNCH:
FILLY AND COLT'S (Located at Little River Golf and Resort, 500 Little River Farm Blvd, Carthage, NC 28327)
Pasta Bar: Pasta, Marinara Sauce, Meat Sauce, Pesto Sauce, Olive Oil/Butter with Paresean Cheese and Herbs, Grilled Chicken, Roasted Vegetables, Dinner Rolls, Salad Bar, Assorted Cookies, and Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water.
PRE-RACE MEETING: 4:45PM
RACE TIME: 5:00PM
1 and 2 Open 1K
5K CHECK-IN: 7:00AM
5K PRE-RACE MEETING: 7:30AM
5K RACE TIME: 7:45 (4 waves)
3 and 4 (OPEN) 5K
5 and 6 (15/16) 5K
7 and 8 (13/14) 5K
2K CHECK-IN: 9:00AM
2K PRE-RACE MEETING: 9:30AM
2K RACE TIME: 9:45AM (2 waves)
9 and 10 (11/12) 2k
3K TEAM PURSUIT CHECK-IN: 8:00AM
PRE-RACE MEETING: 8:45AM
RACE TIME: 9:00AM AND 10:00AM
11 and 12 (OPEN)
13 and 14 (14 and UNDER)
15 and 16 (11/12)