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Cowes Classic

With a gorgeous oceanic backdrop and amazing surrounding lush forest, the township of Cowes attracts a huge number of tourists every year.

While offering you a diverse array of things to see, do and explore, Phillip Island also provides its visitors a number of fun-filled events to indulge in and enjoy including the Cowes Classic sporting event.

Cowes Classic 2020 Swim & Run Event Dates, Phillip Island Victoria

The Cowes Classic is a 450m swim / 5km run race which is held in the northern township of Cowes on Phillip Island. The swim portion of the race is tide assisted within the Western Port Bay, making the swim ideal for both novice and elite swimmers.

The Cowes Classic is the third of the three events in the Bass Summer Series which also includes the Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic and the San Remo Channel Challenge. Competitors must be over 15 years of age to compete.

If coming as a spectator, then come and explore the wonderful seaside setting which boasts a tranquil atmosphere with adjacent streets lined with chains of restaurants and shops. Find your Phillip Island accommodation near this event by clicking on our link below.

Event Dates

22 February 2020

Event Times

Race Start: 3pm

Register at Race Centre (North Pier Hotel) and pick up your race pack from 12pm to 2:30pm


Cowes Pier


The Esplanade
Cowes, VIC


Online Before 6pm The Day Before
Adult: $55
Junior: $30
Team Relay: $80

At The Race Centre On The Day
Adult: $65
Junior: $40
Team Relay: $80

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