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Little Penguin Dash

Little Penguin Dash

The Little Penguin Dash is junior biathlon for 7 to 14-year-olds, with a beach run of 500m and inshore swim of 150m for 7 to 10-year-olds or a beach run of 1km and inshore swim of 300m 11 to 14-year-olds – completed within the Cowes foreshore of Phillip Island and run in age-group heats.

This event is suited to young athletes of all ages and abilities, as the swims are tide-assisted within Western Port Bay.

Little Penguin Dash 2025 Dates, 2km / 800m Swim Event

Hosted and sponsored by the Bass Coast Summer Series, the Little Penguin Dash is a fun-filled event held in February each year.

A Marshall at the starting point on Cowes Beach; East of the pier by 15min before race time. Register at the Race Centre (North Pier Hotel) and pick up your race pack by 60 minutes before race time.

Cowes Beach is not affected by the strong off-oceanic currents, so this is a haven for swimming and other beach activities.

If coming as a spectator, explore the wonderful seaside setting, which boasts a tranquil atmosphere with adjacent streets lined with chains of restaurants and shops.


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