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Swim Long 5k and 10k

2 races scheduled · 300 participants · Sat 11th Sep 2021 · Bournemouth
Safety measures in place ·
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About this event

Perfect for experienced swimmers looking for a challenge, this event has both 5k and 10k distances on offer. Suit up, and enjoy this long swim to end a busy summer season.

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Your organiser

Votwo Events & Adventure Ltd organise sporting events including Triathlons, Duathlons, Trail Running Challenges, Running Races, Open Water Swims, Adventure Runs, and Aquathlons. Votwo Ltd coach athletes to achieve their goals and operate the Porsche Human Performance Centre at Silverstone - a specialist sports science lab dedicated to improving the performance of motor racing drivers and endurance athletes.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Thu Apr 01 2021

What's included:

  • GPS Live event tracking
  • Water safety craft
  • Hot showers and changing areas
  • Toilets
  • Event medic
  • Drinks and feed stations on course
  • Baggage storage in the registration tent
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Frequently asked questions
Route description
Route description

This is a self-navigating swim, just 10m away from the shoreline. The swims start at Boscombe pier and are an out and backs.

Each swimmer will be tracked by their tow-float, which is issued at registration.

Drink stations will be present at the turn points.

GPS Trackers

Swimmers will be issued their GPS tracker, within their tow-float, at registration. This float is attached to the swimmer at the waist, and allows them to be tracked live during the event.

Logistics and schedule


06:30 Registration opens at Boscombe seafront

07:00 Rolling start for 10km

07:45 Rolling start for 5km

Please arrive in plenty of time to complete the registration process.

Cut-Off Times

  • 10k - 4hr 30mins
  • 5k - 2hr 20mins

Race Pack

The Information Pack will be emailed to participants approximately 2 weeks before the event with more details.

How to get there

The Overstrand, Undercliff Dr, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH5 1BN, UK

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There is parking available at the Overstrand, but please be aware of any fees or resections before attending the event.

Frequently asked questions
Are there drinks along the course at the Swim Long 5k and 10k?
Yes there will be a drinks station at the turning point for each route.
How do I get my GPS tracker for the Swim Long 5k and 10k?
Your trackers will be picked up at registration on the day of the event.
Is the swim at the Swim Long 5k and 10k self-navigating?
Yes, the event is supposed to be easily navigated as it takes swimmers around 10m from the shore.
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