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Breca Jersey

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Breca Jersey is the Channel Islands' first swimrun race around the stunning coastline of Jersey. The courses have incredible ocean swims across the island's iconic bays. Teams will race counter-clockwise around the island in a battle against Jersey's relentless 40ft tides. Being some of the highest in the world, the tides present an ever-changing course and a unique challenge in the world of swimrun. Teamwork will be essential for pairs to overcome these swirling ocean waters and technical rocky transitions.

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Olly A
"Unbelievably epic event!! This race takes you around almost the entire island..."
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How to enter the Breca Jersey

  1. Breca Jersey

    SwimRun: Run 47km, Swim 6.5km
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  2. Breca Jersey Sprint

    SwimRun: Run 14.2km, Swim 4.6km
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Breca Jersey routes

Event Details


What’s Included

To register, you only need to provide one person’s details. After you register, we will follow up directly with you to obtain some more of your personal details and those of your teammate.

Swimrun is raced in pairs – entry is for teams of two only

The entry fee includes:

  • swim cap
  • finishers’ t-shirts
  • finishers’ medals
  • Prizes
  • race timing
  • race nutrition and hydration
  • free event photography
  • coaches to the start
  • coaches from the finish
Raceday Logistics

The schedule and full information on registration, race timings, checkpoints and nutrition will be released shortly.

Kit List

Each team must have:

  • Two wetsuits suitable for temperatures of 10°c
  • Two whistles
  • Two reusable cups or flasks – any kind will be accepted, as long as they are genuinely reusable

Teams may also use tow ropes, paddles, pull buoys and fins (no longer than 15cm, measured from the toe), but they are not mandatory.


Supporters are more than welcome to attend the event and we hope to see you especially at the finish line and the post-race social at the Portelet Inn.

We ask that you observe the following advice:

Please use designated public car parks and don’t park on private property or roadsides.

The beaches and bays at Archirondel, St Catherine’s, Rozel, Bouley Bay, Bonne Nuit, Greve de Lecq, St Brelade’s Bay and Portelet are particularly accessible with public car parks and cafes, though parking can be busy in the harbours especially.

Breca Jersey weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

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Imagine a sport that takes you to beautiful, wild places; over craggy hilltops, through mountain tarns, along rugged coastlines and across glittering lakes. Now picture doing all of that with friend by your side - two trailblazers together in the world of endurance sport. Welcome to Breca, a series of extreme SWIMRUN adventure events. Join us to swimrun in some of the most challenging landscapes in the UK and New Zealand.



Breca Jersey reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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  • Organisation
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  • Did the Breca Jersey in 2019

    Unbelievably epic event!! This race takes you around almost the entire island of Jersey over 17 swim/run stations. Challenging course but the scenery is incredible and the course is super adventurous. Ample aid stations with friendly volunteers spurred us on. And it was awesome to finish the race at the Portelet Inn - super finish line atmosphere and great to share celebratory pints and war stories with fellow competitors!
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