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Looe Island Swim

Swim 1.7km
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A beautiful beach swim from Looe Island, participants will swim just over a mile and help fundraise for prostate, testicular and penile cancer patients and their families. The perfect swim for new or experienced swimmers alike, all are greeted at the finish with a delicious pasty.
C-19 Plan
The Chestnut Appeal for Men's Health has confirmed that this event will be going ahead as planned on Saturday 4th Sep 2021 in accordance with the COVID-19 safety measures. Learn more

How to enter the Looe Island Swim

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Looe Island Swim route

Participants will meet on the beach at East Looe Beach, where they will then be transported by glass-bottomed boats to Looe Island.

After a safety briefing on the Island, participants will set off and swim just over 1 mile back to East Looe Beach, where they will be greeted with a delicious pasty.

Event Details

  • Event swim cap
  • Full lifeguard and medical support
  • An event medal
  • A delicious pasty at the finish


16:00 Race starts

There will be a safety briefing on Looe Island before the race starts.

Spectators are more than welcome and can enjoy unique views as they support family and friends on the beach.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included with the fee for the Looe Island Swim?
Participants will receive an awesome event swim cap, event medal, and tasty pasty as well as full medical and lifeguard support.
How long is the swim from Looe Island to East Looe Beach?
The swim is just over a mile long so comes out to about 1.7k.
Do I have to fundraise for the Looe Island Swim?
While not compulsory, all entrants are asked to fundraise at least £50 to help support Prostate, Testicular and Penile Cancer patients and their families.


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