Based from the north western shore, the swim will be in Buttermere Lake, with it's crystal clear water this is one of the cleanest lakes in the country. Set amidst a spectacular backdrop of dramatic fells, forest and waterfalls.
Swim the whole circumference of this beautiful lake in the 5K course and twice in the 10K course. This is a unique challenge in one of the most iconic locations in the country. The swim will be in a clockwise direction following the bays and inlets & staying close to the shoreline, set against a backdrop of spectacular lakeland fells.
The 10k will have a half way 5K cut-off time of 2 hour 15mins. If you do not manage to reach the 5k mark on 2 hour 15min or less you will be retired from the 10k distance.