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Join in for the first leg of the The Monster Triathlon and get a taste of the Monster Experience. Setting off from Canal Side, Fort Augustus participants will complete a 5k lapped swim in Scottish waters of Loch Ness.
Sun 26th Jun 2022
Fort Augustus, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Canal Side, Fort Augustus PH32, UK
Setting off from Canal Side, Fort Augustus participants will complete a 5k lapped swim in the famous and beautiful Loch Ness. Swimming in the Loch will be a memorable experience for any swimmer with its history and incredible surroundings. 5k is an extremely challenging distance to be taken on only be experienced swimmers.
- Finisher's medal
- Water Safety Boats
- Medical Support
- Event t-shirt
How to get there
Canal Side, Fort Augustus PH32, UKGet full directions
All relevant information will be sent out in advance of the event.
Event day logistics
11:00 Start time
You must arrive at the start before this time on Sunday.
You will receive a welcome email before the event covering travel, what to bring, maps, directions and any other information you will need.
On arrival at the event, each participant will be given a Monster Triathlon Guide, containing tips on safety, emergency contact details and lots more.
Competitors must at least 18 years old to take part.
For an extra amount you can receive protection on your entry fee in case you have to withdraw from the event for the following reasons. For this option make sure you choose a Booking Protection ticket.
- Public transport / mechanical disruption
- Personal / family member injury (inc pre-existing)
- Death for (purchaser / family member)
- Jury service
- Redundancy / relocation
- Burglary / fire
- Armed forces protection
- Adverse weather which prevents you from using your entry
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Spectators are welcome!
Wetsuits are compulsory for this event. As with all outdoor events, it’s wise to dress for all eventualities. As well as your favourite swimming kit we advise that you pack a change of clothes, towel, sun cream, hats, insect repellent, comfortable footwear.
Will there be any safety cover when we are in the water during the Monster Swim?
Yes there will be safety boats as well as medical support.
Do I have to wear a wetsuit for the Monster Swim?
Yes you must wear a wetsuit for the swim.
What experience is required to take part in the Monster Swim?
With a distance of 5k in open water swimmers must be experienced and have a good level of fitness to take part in this event.
Is the Monster Swim competitive?
The event is not a race, but if anyone times themselves the organiser would love to know the times!
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