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Stroke and Stride

Auckland, NZ   |   Every Summer

Swim-run events take place every summer on Auckland's city beaches. If you can spare an hour after work, find out when they're on and check it out.

Competitors begin to congregate at the start line A female competitor warms up before race start as the men's race begins A competitor exits the water and heads to transition The leading female exits the swim Chasing the leaders The final bend before turning onto the beach and heading for the finish line Pre-race Women's race start Men's pre-race Men's race start Out of the water, heading to transition Heading out to start the run The final run along the sand to the finish line The final run along the sand to the finish line The final turn before hitting the sand