The Humdinger Swim

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The Humdinger Swim is very simple - how many 1km laps can you swim in 6 hours? Take on the challenge as a solo swimmer, or as part of a relay team of 2, 3 or 4 people.
Endurance Swim
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Sat, 22 Jun 2019
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Where and when
1 Kirtons Farm Rd, Reading RG30 3UW, UK
Start times
Sat, 22 Jun 2019
Endurance Swim:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Humdinger Swim
Endurance Swim
£50.00 - £100.00
Route information
The swim will start at 3pm and the number of completed laps at the chime of 9pm will be recorded. Live updates of progress throughout the swim will be on a big screen at lakeside, and of course, there'll be more than just a swim going on!
Distance/Type :
6 Hour Endurance Swim
What's included
Every swimmer will receive the legendary Humdinger Swim medal of course, completed with an iTAB, and there'll be prizes too.
How to get there
1 Kirtons Farm Rd, Reading RG30 3UW, UK
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Directions -
The lake is situated at the Reading Lake Hotel [formerly the Copthorne Hotel] off Junction 11 on M4.
Exit the M4 at Junction 11 and follow the A33 towards Basingstoke. At the 2nd set of Traffic Lights filter right and then turn right again at the mini roundabout; follow signs for the Copthorne Hotel. The Hotel is only 2 miles from Junction 11. Enter the Hotel complex and look for the Beach Flags in the far right corner of the Car Park.
Location -
Tri2O Swim Centre
RG30 3UN
United Kingdom
Event day logistics
Date(s) and Times -
Saturday June 22nd
The Humdinger Swim will start at 15:00 & finish at 21:00
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MST Events
A series of fun, interesting and challenging events from beautiful venues. We'll bring you some classic swims and runs, and for every event finishers will receive an iTAB with their medal
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Kit List
The swims will be wetsuit optional, with water temperatures typically in the region of 21 degrees by late June each year.
1 reviews
Did the race in 2019
Fantastic event. Really well organised, super helpful and friendly people running it and competing. Perfect opportunity for me to see how far I could actually swim in a safe and encouraging environment. Will be back next year!
Recent Questions
Katy Jones
Hi, are dogs allowed in the spectators area? Thanks 😊
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