3 Points Challenge - Fuelled by True Protein

3 Points Challenge
Fuelled By True Protein

1st December 2018

What is the 3 Points Challenge

The 3 Points Challenge is the ultimate beach event, combining surf swimming with cross country running in a uniquely breathtaking experience.

This year, North Curl Curl Surf Life Saving Club has partnered with True Protein and Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and added two new events to the festival. With over $10,000 in cash and prizes to be won, it’s a great way to kick off summer!

Held at picturesque North Curl Curl beach on Sydney’s northern beaches, the challenge features five events to suit a range of competitors including paddle boarding, ocean swimming, a kids hydrothon and the famous 3 Points Challenge itself. To register, click here.

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Events

True Paddlers Challenge - SUP / PaddleBoard / Ski - Run (4km paddle / 2km run / 4km Paddle)

$3000 in cash and prizes to be won

The new True Paddlers Challenge is aimed at SUP paddlers, prone paddlers on stock or 12ft boards and spec surf ski paddlers. The True Paddlers challenge is a 10km event featuring a triangular 4km paddle from North Curl Curl heading towards North Head, then returning into South Curl Curl beach before paddling back to North Curl Curl Beach.

Competitors then tackle a 2km beach run from the transition area at North Curl Curl to South Curl Curl (SOFT SAND) before returning back to North Curl Curl (HARD SAND) before undertaking the final 4km paddle - same course as the first leg and finishing at North Curl Curl Beach.

True Mile Ocean Swim - 1600m

$2000 in cash and prizes to be won

A 1600m ocean swim designed to test the mental fortitude of competitors. Depending on conditions, the course will start from North Curl Curl, heading through the break around a turning can, before swimming on towards South Curl Curl and back, finishing at North Curl Curl.

True 3 Points Challenge - 400m swim NCC / 1500m run / 300m swim SCC /1500m run/ 200m swim Freshwater 3km run back to NCC

$4000 in cash and prizes to be won

A series of 3 Ocean Swims, swimming at North Curl Curl Point 400m, South Curl Curl Point 300m and Freshwater Point 200m, connected by a 1500m cross country run from NCC to SCC then a stunning 1500m boardwalk / coastal run around the headland into Freshwater Beach and undertaking the final swim. Competitors charge 3km back to North Curl Curl Beach via pathways, cross country and calf burning soft sand running, finishing at North Curl Curl Beach.

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation ¼ Mile Splash - ¼ Mile swim

$1000 in cash and prizes to be won

A shorter swim aimed at those who have never competed in an ocean swim before.....a personal challenge which could lead to bigger things, a race where smiles are more important than times or places! Competitors swim from North Curl Curl Beach through the surf break around a turning can and back to where they started.

True Hydrothon

A race designed for Nippers and Junior Surf Lifesavers. The event is a unique mix of swimming, paddling and running. Available in 2km and 4km variants the True Hydrothon is for those aged 10 to 14.

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Race Schedule

Race Schedule

8am - True Paddlers Challenge - 4km paddle / 2km beach run / 4km paddle

9.15am - True Mile Ocean Swim 1600m

9.20am - Cure for Brain Cancer - 1/4 Mile Ocean Swim

10.30am - True Protein 3 Points Challenge

11.45am - Invitational True Dash for Cash (top 6 M/F from Ocean Swim and 3P)

12.45pm - True Hydrothon 2km then 4km races


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Event Partners

Event Partners

True Protein

True Protein was born out of a determination to transform the way people think and feel about protein. But what makes us different? True is unafraid to cut through the noise of an oversaturated market and break the mould to deliver authentic, all-natural products with genuine health benefits and none of the fake stuff. We bucked the trend for expensive, over-hyped, bad-tasting protein powders packed with false promises to reinvent the marketplace and create a 100% natural, delicious, quality protein with no gimmicks, nothing artificial and a completely transparent ingredient list.

North Curl Curl Surf Life Saving Club

North Curl Curl Surf Life Saving Club is one of the best kept secrets on Sydney’s Northern beaches. NCCSLSC currently has around 160,000 visitors during the summer months and perform 100+ rescues and 200+ First Aid cases. The club is consistently growing with in excess of 1,600 members, including 180 active patrolling members and over 600 Nippers. NCCSLSC has something for everyone regardless of your age, gender or swimming strength.

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation

Brain Cancer is the biggest disease killer of children and the biggest cancer killer of people under 40 in Australia. Tragically, survival rates for this disease haven’t changed for more than 30 years. Cure Brain Cancer Foundation is the leading organisation for brain cancer research, advocacy and awareness in Australia with a time critical mission to increase survival rates from 20% to 50% by 2023. Our amazing community of fundraisers raise funds to help us bring world class clinical trials to Australia to give children and adults with brain cancer access to new treatments faster.

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