Wild Running – Salcombe Swim Run

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The first Salcombe Swim Run is part of the South West Outdoors Festival and is the third in the South West Swim Run Series.It features a LONG course of two swims and two runs which is approximately 13 miles (maximum swim distance 600 metres) and a SHORT course of one swim and one run of approximately 6.6 miles (600 metre swim)
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Sat, 6 Oct 2018
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Salcombe, United Kingdom
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Where and when
14 Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL, UK
Start times
Sat, 6 Oct 2018
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Short Course:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Wild Running – Salcombe Swim Run
Long Course
£36.00 - £64.00
Short Course
£22.00 - £36.00
Route information
Both routes are 80 per cent off road, with some of the most breathtaking views on the SW Coast path. It begins with a 600m swim from South Sands beach to North Sands, where the first run section begins, following the public footpath north past Hangar Hill and west towards Combe , New Farm and South Down Farm.  From here you will hit the Coast path and head north through Bolberry until reaching Inner Hope Cove where the second swim 600m stage (LONG course only) starts and ends. Runners will then head back south along the stunning and undulating coast path via North Bolberry and Bolberry, heading towards the finish at East Soar Farm.
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What's included
All participants will receive an event swim run cap and t shirt.
How to get there
14 Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL, UK
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Event day logistics
3pm: Start of LONG and SHORT swim runs.
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Kit List
Normal swim run rules apply, whereby participants are expected to have a reasonable level of self sufficiency and to carry everything they think they will need with them.
  • wetsuits or trisuits are mandatory unless temperatures exceed 15 degrees Celsius
  • flippers and paddles permitted but not mandatory
  • pull bouys permitted but not mandatory
  • shoes permitted on swim sections but not mandatory
  • tow floats are mandatory for the LONG course only.
  • There will be a transition area at North Sands (both events) and Inner Hope (LONG course) where drink stations will also be available.
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