Record crowds at Bermagui for ReBoot weekend | PHOTOS

Swim Run Swim: This year's female ReBootee of the Year, Megan Rutherford, steps on the gas towards the finish line on Sunday, October 6.
Swim Run Swim: This year's female ReBootee of the Year, Megan Rutherford, steps on the gas towards the finish line on Sunday, October 6.

Both young and old wore big smiles after conquering fun runs and ocean swims in the sixth annual ReBoot in Bermagui.

There were record crowds at Bermagui for this year's ReBoot over the October long weekend, organisers said.

On Saturday, more than 200 runners met at Camel Rock Beach and Dickinson Park. The 1.5km No Adults Kids Run was a hoot for primary-school age children.

The keen long distance runners jumped on a bus and were dropped off at Camel Rock for the 7km Camel to Club race. For the lighter distance, runners and walkers enjoyed a scenic No Hills 5km loop to the Harbour Rockwall and back to celebrate at Dickson Park.

There were more than 300 spectators who gathered to cheer their favourite teams in the tug-o-war competition.

Julie Rutherford of the ReBoot committee said this year's event was a huge success.

"We have had record crowds this year," she said.

"We have just had people everywhere.

"It's really become known with people from Cooma, Canberra, Wagga and Sydney who have returned again this year and brought their friends - which is great!"

On Sunday, ReBooters took to the water for the Point to Point Swim and the Swim Run Swim. The wind was not a worry for swimmers who braved the choppy conditions and smashed through the course.

ReBoot committee member Julie Rutherford with female ReBooter of the year Breena Clayton of Cooma, male Rebooter Malcolm Roberts of Brisbane and female Rebootee Megan Rutherford of Bermagui.

ReBoot committee member Julie Rutherford with female ReBooter of the year Breena Clayton of Cooma, male Rebooter Malcolm Roberts of Brisbane and female Rebootee Megan Rutherford of Bermagui.

A presentation took place after the swims to announce the ReBooter and ReBootee of the year. In the two premier individual events, the Rebooter of the year trophy and $100 cash prize winners were Malcolm Roberts of Brisbane and Breena Clayton of Cooma.

The ReBootee of the year was awarded to the highest male and female point scorers of the secondary events. The winners were Megan Rutherford of Bermagui and Paul Callaghan of Bermagui.

Throughout the weekend, groups also got involved in stand-up-paddle boarding, pilates, yoga, badminton, croquet golf and barefoot bowls. Sunday finished up with a skate and scoot competition and the ambrose golf event.

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