Swimming Events

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NOV3
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Open Water Swim Series WA – LeightonNorth Fremantle, Western Australia, AU

Challenging yourself is easy when its at one of Perths best beaches.

Welcome to round 1 of 12 round Ocean Swim Series WA! On Saturday 3 November 2018, the OWS Series will begin at Leighton Beach. Start your season off in the best way by signing up for the 500m, 1.25km. 2.5km or 5km swim. Its going to be an awesome day - Let's see if that winter training has paid off!

AUD $40 - AUD $55
5k • 2.5k • 1.25k • 500m
Open Water Swim Series WA – Leighton
DEC1
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3 Points Challenge & Ocean SwimNorth Curl Curl, New South Wales, AU

One of the most unique and iconic events on the calendar - take your pick between an ocean swim or the epic 3 beach swim run.

This event gives you the opportunity of a 2km ocean swim, and/or a biathlon involving 300m swims at North Curl Curl Curl, South Curl Curl and Freshwater, separated and joined by runs along the beach and footpaths. It's a mini tour of the lower northern beaches - a one of a kind and an awesome experience.

AUD $30
True Mile • Cure Cancer Quarter Mile
3 Points Challenge & Ocean Swim
DEC28
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Rock2Ramp Ocean SwimAnglesea, Victoria, AU

Welcome to the 2018 Burson Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim at Point Roadknight beach, Anglesea. This is an awesome swimming event, with a carnival like atmosphere.

The Burson Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim consists of three events:
- 2.5km Swim
- 1.2km Swim

Banana Boat SwimKids Series:
- 100m Swim/Wade for 7 & 8 year olds
- 200m Swim for 9 & 10 year olds
- 300m Swim for 11 & 12 year olds.

ENJOY!

AUD $15 - AUD $55
2.5k • 1.2k • 300m (11 & 12 Year Olds) • 200m (9 & 10 Year Olds) • 100m (7 & 8 Year Olds)
Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim
JAN12
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Robina Open Water SwimMerrimac, Queensland, AU

Join us at Robina for the Open Water Swim on Saturday 12 January - the perfect way to fill the weekend with activities. It's an epic little event for all levels of swimmers.

Pick between the 500m, 1000m or the 1500m courses.

AUD $25 - AUD $30
Open Water Swim 1500m • Open Water Swim 1000m • Open Water Swim 500m
Robina Open Water Swim
JAN13
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Bilgola Ocean SwimBilgola Beach, New South Wales, AU

Welcome to the Bilgola Ocean swim! This beautiful swim to take place on Sydneys Northern Beaches

From the casual breast stroke swimmer, to the pacy front crawl warrior its a great day out and we know you will love it. Pick between two distances, and the more daring of swimmers why not try both?

You will also receive a Billy Swim Bag full of goodies - Enjoy!!!

AUD $35
1.5k • 0.5k • Both 500m & 1.5km Race
Bilgola Ocean Swim
MAY26
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Marlow Classic River SwimMarlow, GB

This is the original Marlow River Swim which is now in its 9th year.

There are 2 distances to choose from this year that will cater for both beginners and experienced swimmers.

River Swim - Consisting of a single lap out and back swim in the River Thames for all the distances with clear markings on the buoys on when to turn. The River has a very calm and steady flow, which makes it the perfect event for anyone looking to take part in their first swim.

£20 - £25
3km • 1.5km
Marlow Classic River Swim
JUN23
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Monster TriathlonFort Augustus, Highland, GB

Spanning 7 days the Monster Triathlon is the UKs ultimate multi-sport challenge.

It starts with a 5km swim in Loch Ness, before 5 stunning days on the bike and finishes with an ultra-marathon along the Thames. For those unable to tackle the beast in one go we are offering Swim, Cycle and Run only packages this year. Youll pass lakes, climb mountains, ride past fields, fly through villages, cross rivers and conquer hills. As well as being an epic challenge The Monster Triathlon also highlights the beauty and diversity of the UK. There are 7 days of meticulously planned routes, with full support teams in attendance at every start, finish, on route and at hotels.

If youre not ready to attempt the whole Monster Triathlon this year then why not take on one of our discipline specific challenges ?

You can enter the full Monster Triathlon, or just one of the three individual legs. To enter the Monster Triathlon or the Cycle leg, initially you only need to pay a 60 deposit. You can pay the balance later on.

£50
Swim Leg Only
Monster Triathlon
JUL14
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Fugitive Open Water Swim – MarlowMarlow, GB

This is a NEW Marlow Fugitive Open Water Swim! There are 2 distances to choose from this year that will cater for both beginners and experienced swimmers.

River Swim - Consisting of a single lap out and back swim in the River Thames for all the distances with clear markings on the buoys on when to turn. The River has a very calm and steady flow, which makes it the perfect event for anyone looking to take part in their first swim. So get your wetsuit on and get involved!

£25 - £30
3km Swim • 1.5km Swim
Fugitive Open Water Swim – Marlow
JUL21
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Owler TriathlonRomney Marsh, GB

Returning to probably the fastest middle distance triathlon in the South East in 2019. New parking area for competitors and spectators plus a new run route.

Owler Tris offer middle distance plus standard triathlons, aquabikes and OWS.

The triathlons will start in Lydd Lake with a two lapped swim, before competitors ride a flat lapped bike route on scenic country roads through Lydd, Brooklands and Camber, before returning to transition at Lydd lake.

The 21K run section is flat four laps out and back route along paths around lake and surrounding paths. The standard run also follows the same route. You then head to cross the finish line in style.

Also on offer the Owler Aquabike both at half, standard and sprint distance.

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£20 - £30
Open Water Swim 1.9km • Open Water Swim 1.5km
Owler Triathlon
OCT19
Long Course Weekend Jervis BayBeecroft Peninsula, New South Wales, AU

Jervis Bay, NSW 92hrs south of Sydney) is the home to the new phenomenon of endurance sport, The Long Course Weekend (LCW). The event, which has its origins in Tenby Wales where over 6500 athletes descend each year, will begin its international journey in Jervis Bay on the weekend of the 19th, 20th and 21st October 2018.

The unique event lasts three days and this fun, inclusive format is ideal for clubs, training groups and families to come along and enjoy the benefits of training and racing together.

The weekend kicks off on Friday evening, where the LCW athletes have The Swim to complete a 3.8km open water swim that takes place at Jervis Bay. The Swim also has a 1.9km swim, and 950m swim.

On Saturday the attention turns to The Grand Fondo, a 180km ride of undulating countryside that also incorporates 90km and 45km events distances to attract athletes of all abilities.

To finish the weekend, the athletes will complete The Run a 42.2km marathon taking in the beautiful coastline of Jervis Bay and Huskinson. There is also a 21.1km run and a 10km run which allows everyone to be involved.

More than 1500 competitors are expected to attend the LCW with approximately 200 athletes attempting to receive the Long Course Weekend medal, which entails completing all three of the longest distances. Successful LCW athletes will be awarded with the LCW medal and polo shirt at the finish line presentation on Sunday after the marathon.

AUD $60 - AUD $90
3.8km Swim • 1.9km Swim • 950m
Long Course Weekend Jervis Bay
OCT27
The Long Course Weekend – MallorcaAlcúdia, Illes Balears, ES

To kick-off the weekend on Saturday, the Long Course athletes have The Swim to complete a 3.8km open water swim. The Swim also has a 1.9km swim, 1.5km swim and 750m, swim all to correspond with triathlons most popular distances.

If you want to be a part of the weekend but dont want to do the longer distances, you can enter any other combinations you choose! Invite friends and training partners, bring along club members and support each other over the weekend.

On Sunday the attention turns to The Sportive, and 172km of undulating countryside that also incorporates 86km, distance to attract athletes of all abilities.

To finish the weekend, the athletes will complete The Run a 42.2km marathon.. There is also a 21.1km run, 10km run and a 5km run which allows everyone to be involved.

Nearly 2500 competitors are expected to attend the LCW with approximately 1000 athletes attempting to receive the Long Course Weekend medal, which entails completing all three of the longest distances. Successful LCW athletes will be awarded with the LCW medal.

€30 - €80
The Swim Long - 3.8km • The Swim Middle - 1.9 km • The Swim Olympic - 1.5km • The Swim Sprint - 0.750km
The Long Course Weekend – Mallorca
NOV2
Noosa 1000 Ocean SwimNoosa Heads, Queensland, AU

Get involved in one of Australia's premier ocean swims on one of Australia's best known beaches. Choose to swim in your age-group category or with friends and family in our 'Mates' & 'Family' waves.

AUD $20 - AUD $40
1k Swim
Noosa 1000 Ocean Swim
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What you need to know about swimming

Swimming races and open water swimming events generally tend to be between 1—10km in length, however, more challenging swims can be up to 80km long. Swims over 10km are classed as Marathon Swims, These events take place in lakes or in the sea, often with a great atmosphere and a festival vibe. If you’re just starting out, get some practice in a pool first, temperature and choppiness are factors to consider before diving in.

From a quick dip in Dorney lake to mastering the Windermere One Way, we’ve collected some of the best open water swimming races below. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to throw in some other disciplines, you can check out our pages on Swimrun & Triathlon too.

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