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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.

Review summary

5
1 Review
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Katy J
"Fantastic event. Really well organised, super helpful and friendly people..."
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How to enter the The Humdinger Swim

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    Endurance Swim

    Swim 1km
    £50–£100
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The Humdinger Swim route

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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

Event Details

What’s Included
Every swimmer will receive the legendary Humdinger Swim medal of course, completed with an iTAB, and there'll be prizes too.
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Raceday Logistics
Date(s) and Times -

Saturday June 22nd

The Humdinger Swim will start at 15:00 & finish at 21:00
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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.
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Volunteers

If you do have any further questions about the event or would like to get in touch with the event organiser then details are below :

EMAIL or CALL -
Tri2O Swim Centre
+44 (0) 7917 666 888
Reading Lake Hotel, Pingewood Reading, Berkshire, RG30 3UN.

Office -
+44 (0) 1189 332761
The Studio, Butlers Lands Farm, Mortimer, Reading, RG7 2AG
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FAQs
For Humdinger Day you'll find a real party atmosphere with music playing, great hot & cold food available, party games for spectators and relay swimmers and some fun competitions.

Every swimmer will receive the legendary Humdinger Swim medal of course, completed with an iTAB, and there'll be prizes too.

Questions & answers

Find out more from members of the community who did it last year, or those already signed up.

1 question • 1 unanswered

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Katy J
Hi, are dogs allowed in the spectators area? Thanks 😊

The Humdinger Swim weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

20°C
Predicted highs
9°C
Predicted lows
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Meet the organizerIcon

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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The Humdinger Swim reviews

5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Endurance Swim 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!
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