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BANK 2 BANK 2023

Bank 2 Bank 2023 will take place on December 10th 2023 at Lake Boga VIC out the front of Lake Boga Catalina Museum.

The day will consist of the 3 main events (listed below), an awards ceremony which features a guest speaker as well as multiple food/drink options for competitors and spectators. See below for more information regarding Jed, our 2023 guest speaker and other event details.

The Saturday night prior to the Bank 2 Bank event (Saturday 9th December), we will have a dinner which anyone is invited to. this will be hosted by the Lake Boga Waterski Club at their clubrooms. More details regarding this are also found below.

Bank 2 Bank Swim (3.1km)

The swim will begin at the swimming zone at the most distant toilet block located around Lakeside Drive (Point A) and will end at the swimming zone between the swimming pier and the boat ramp in Jacaranda Cresent (Point C).

 

​Swimmers MUST have a support person who will follow them in a kayak / canoe.​ Failure to do so will result in being unable to participate.

This may be done as an individual event (1 x swimmer and 1 x paddler) OR as a duo (2 x swimmers/paddlers). The duo event are not eligible for the cash prizes and MUST include only two individuals who will alternate between swimmer and paddler. 

 

 Prizes

$300 Cash Prizes for first Male and Female (Senior 19+)

$150 Cash Prizes for first Male and Female (Junior 18 and Under) ​ 

 

To beat the December heat, the swim will start @ 8am

Follow the link below to register!

** Only one registration required per duo

** Paddlers do not need to register. Names will be recorded on the day on check in.

Bank 2 Bank 5km Run/Walk

The 5km run it going to look a little bit different this year! The course will begin at point A and take off at the same time as the swimmers! The run will then head southerly for 250m, turn at point B and follow the course around to point C! This way the run will measure to be 5km and having the same starting and ending point as the main swim event!

Prizes

$100 Cash Prizes for first Male and Female (Senior 19+)

$50 Cash Prizes for first Male and Female (Junior 18 and Under) ​

The run/walk will begin at 8am, the same time as the Bank 2 Bank Swim

Register here:

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Swim Around the
Buoy

The approximately 200m Swim Around the Buoy is the perfect choice of event for those less experienced/junior swimmers who still want to be a part of the event!

Swimmers will leave from point C, swim out to a buoy and back to the bank.

The Swim Around the Buoy will take place at 8.30am.

Sign ups on the day only.

$5 entry.

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B2B Kayak Hire

After feedback from our inaugural event that sourcing and transporting a kayak was a barrier for a lot of potential travelling entrants, we now have kayaks available for hire!

T&C’s
- As there are only 8 kayaks available, they are exclusively for those travelling over 100km to Lake Boga.
- Hire is $25 per kayak to be paid on the day of the event.
- To secure one for the event, you must email our team PRIOR to Monday 27th November and it is first in best dressed!
- If there are still kayaks available after this date, we will open them up to be available to locals/those within 100km of Lake Boga.

Social Saturday!

LAKE BOGA SKI CLUB SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER @ 6pm

Come along to the Lake Boga Waterski Club the night prior to B2B from 6pm for a social evening where you can mingle with other competitors, purchase merchandise and be treated to a pasta feast supplied by the ski club.

Adults - $20 | Under 16s - $15

- Includes self serve of pasta, salad, garlic bread and 1 x soft drink can.

Cash only. BYO Alcohol.

Please email us to show interest to assist with catering.

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2023 Guest Speaker - Jed Zimmer

INTRODUCING OUR 2023 GUEST SPEAKER….

 

Jed Zimmer is the face behind The Health Project. The 25-year-old is a business owner offering Personal Training, Exercise Programming, Fitness Mentoring, Recovery facilities, Nutrition Support and is the host of ‘The Health Project’ podcast, which explores how we can improve our health, happiness and fitness.

 

Jed is a passionate mental health advocate and presents mental health workshops in secondary schools & sporting clubs on the back of personal experiences and supports people with a diverse range of disabilities to access care and engage in sport. He was recognised for his involvement with Headspace Bendigo where he was a Youth Ambassador as City of Greater Bendigo’s Young Citizen Of The Year for 2022.

 

Jed is on a mission to improve the lives of others through optimising all areas of health & fitness whilst continually looking to break down the stigma associated with mental health and encouraging the importance of asking for help.

 

Jed will be present on the day and will be speaking at our presentation ceremony! We look forward to seeing you all there.

@the__healthproject

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