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BHF Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim

1 race scheduled · 2000 participants · Sun 12th Jul 2020 · Bournemouth
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About this event

Take part in Europe's biggest charity swim on the South Coast of England. Great for all those looking to combine their love of swimming with raising money for a good cause, competitors will swim from Bournemouth to Boscombe Pier.

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Tickets available until Sat Jul 11 2020

What's included:

  • Full water safety cover
  • Branded swim hat
  • Timing chip and wristband to wear during the swim
  • Luggage transport from start to finish location
  • A training guide
  • Fundraising support
  • Full lifeguard and medical support
  • A medal and recorded swim time for all finishers
  • A complimentary hot drink and bottle of water at the finish
Pier to Pier Swim
10:00am Sun 12th Jul 2020

Swim 1.4mi

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Swimmers must be at least 14 years old to take part and all swimmers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. … read more
Swimmers will have two hours to complete the swim… read more
The swim will start at 1000 for Red Hats and 1200 for Yellow Hats.… read more
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The challenge is simple: swimmers will brave the English Channel and swim 1.4 miles from Bournemouth Pier to Boscombe Pier.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

08:00 Information Point Opens

09:00-09:40 Baggage Drop off

09:45 Safety Briefing (Red Hat)

10:00 Swim Start (Red Hat)

11:45 Safety Briefing (Yellow Hat)

12:00 Event Starts (Yellow Hat)

14:00 Event Finishes

Please ensure you arrive well before the start of the race in order to drop your bag and warm up.

Spectators

Your friends are family are very welcome to join in cheering at the finish line at Boscombe Pier. Ask them to look the part and ramp up the red! Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.

Volunteers

Email [email protected] if you're interested in volunteering at the race.

How to get there

Address: Bournemouth Pier Approach, Bournemouth, BH2 5AA

The event takes place very near Bournemouth Town Centre and there are plenty of pay and display car parks nearby. Follow the signs as you approach the town, and remember to bring some change with you.

Frequently asked questions
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How old do I have to be to take part in this event?
Swimmers must be at least 14 years old to take part and all swimmers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Is there a cut off?
Swimmers will have two hours to complete the swim
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What time does the swim start?
The swim will start at 1000 for Red Hats and 1200 for Yellow Hats.
FAQ
How old do I have to be to take part in this event?
Swimmers must be at least 14 years old to take part and all swimmers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Swimmers will have two hours to complete the swimWhat time does the swim start?
The swim will start at 1000 for Red Hats and 1200 for Yellow Hats.
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