London City Swim

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Calendar
Fri, 21 Sept 2018
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
1 Dock Rd, Royal Docks, London E16 1AH, UK
Start times
Fri, 21 Sept 2018
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Races summary
Here's what races are available for London City Swim
0.5k
Swim
0.5km
£25.00 - £500.00
Route information
From 4pm swimmers will start in waves, and complete a 500m lap, starting and finishing at the same place. All swimmers will be timed, and the team of 4 with the fastest combined time will become the Team Champions.
What's included
Suggested fundraising target for each ticket:
  • Individual Swimmer: Suggested fundraising target of £425
  • Corporate team of 4: £500.00 (per entrant) Donations included
  • Team of 4: £75.00 (per entrant) Suggested fundraising target of £425 per person
  • Students: £25.00 Suggested fundraising target of £425
  • MND Association Supporters: £25.00 Suggested fundraising target of £425
  • People with MND: £0.00 Free
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How to get there
1 Dock Rd, Royal Docks, London E16 1AH, UK
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**By Bus
**Buses running to the area are the 474 between Hermit Road and Manor Park Station, the 241 between Stratford City Bus Station and Prince Regent Bus Station and the 147 between Prince Regent Bus Station and Hainault Street.
**By Train/Tube/DLR
**The nearest station is Royal Victoria Station on the DLR (Zone 3).
**By Cable Car
**You can travel to the Docklands by the Emirates Air Line cable car, carrying you through the air and over the river Thames from it’s station situated in North Greenwich.
**By Air
**The venue is five minutes by taxi from London City Airport.
**By Car
**Use the postcode E16 1AL in your Sat Nav for the Royal Victoria Car Park which offers 750 parking spaces a five-minute walk away and is located behind the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Seagull Lane. There is a flat rate for this car park of £15 per 24 hours.
FAQs
WHAT TIME DOES THE SWIM START?
The first wave will take place at 4pm, we encourage you to get to the venue for 3pm at the latest to familiarise yourself with the venue, registration and to get your wetsuit and swimmers pack in time for your wave.
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HOW WARM WILL THE WATER BE?
We expect the water to be between 17 and 20 degrees C at the end of September, perfect for a swim!
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DO I HAVE TO WEAR A WETSUIT?
Wetsuits are not compulsory. The water isn September will probably be around 17 to 20 degrees,. If you are not acclimatised to swimming in cold water without a wetsuit, we recommend that you wear one.
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WHERE CAN I FIND DETAILED INFO ABOUT THE LONDON CITY SWIM?
The Swimmers’ Information Pack will be available to download closer to the event. We have also aimed to give as much information throughout this site.I DON’T HAVE A TOWFLOAT,
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DOES THIS MATTER?
All swimmers have the opportunity to use a towfloat. Our partners Swim Secure are supplying towfloats for use on the day. These will be supplied to all swimmers if requested, and must be returned after use.
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