Bournemouth Long Swim

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Zip up your suits for this long swim along Bournemouth beach. With 2.5k and 5k distances on offer, this event is perfect for those training for a triathlon, or looking to try out a sea swim.
Participants
5k, and 2.5k
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Calendar
Sun 12th Sep 2021
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
W Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HP, UK
Start times
2.5k:
9:00am |
5k:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Bournemouth Long Swim
2.5k
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2.5km
£23.00 - £24.96
5k
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5km
£33.00 - £35.80
Route information
Taking place on the west side of Bournemouth Pier, both swim distances of the 2.5k and 5k start swimmers from the award winning blue flag beach just below the zig zag of West Cliff Gardens.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Water and banana at the finish
  • Chip-timing
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How to get there
W Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HP, UK
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Parking
There a number of paid car parks in Bournemouth.
Event day logistics
Schedule
Saturday
15:00 - 17:00 Packet Pick-up open
Sunday
09:00 Event starts
Registration
Race packs will contain your numbers, wristband, swim hat and timing chip. You can collect these on either Saturday between 3pm and 5pm or at your allocated arrival time. Your allocated arrival time will be communicated to you closer to the event date.
Race Briefing
There will be a webinar on Friday evening that will be recorded. All entrants must watch the briefing either live or the recorded version.
Start Times
All entrants must be at the start point 10 minutes before their allocated start time, which will be allocated based on your predicted finish times. Faster swimmers will start first to ensure no overtaking on the course.
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Challenging Events
Challenging Events is an event management company based in Southampton, Hampshire. We host events such as Running, Mountain Biking, Triathlon, Duathlons, Aquathlons, Long Swims and Beach Racing along the South Coast.
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FAQ's
What happens if I want a refund or to cancel my entry to the Bournemouth Long Swim?
Please read the event organisers terms for cancellation and refunds here https://entry.challenging.events/cancel/ and https://entry.challenging.events/terms/
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What is the refund protection option at the Bournemouth Long Swim?
Please visit https://documents.bookingprotect.com/CEL/p/TKT/eng/Termsandconditionsv3.pdf to see a the full list of ways Refund Protection can help.
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How do I register for the Bournemouth Long Swim?
All entrants will register online. The event organiser will send out an email approximately a week before the event with all the information you will need.
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4.0
Did the 5k in 2021
My only gripe is that the course was not the full 5km. I know how long it takes for me to swim that distance and the time I did the course in is impossible. Nice event though
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