Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wet suit without penalty up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit. A final determination on whether wetsuits will be allowed will be made the morning of the race.
- 78º-84º Wetsuits optional, but not eligible for awards or prizes.
- 84º+ Wetsuits not allowed.