Open Water Sea Swim: 750m £32
Open Water Sea Swim: 1500m £34
Open Water Sea Swim: 3km £36
ENTRY DEADLINE: 9PM MONDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2013 (OR EARLIER IF FULL)
Sandbanks in Poole, the fourth most expensive place to live on the planet and home to the Open Water Swim Series for one day!
With race HQ in the stunning beachside Sandbanks Hotel and a swim course that tracks the coast down the Sandbanks peninsula and back, this really is sea swimming at its best. The Poole Swim includes swims of 750 metres, 1500 metres and 3 kilometres, making it perfect for beginners and experienced sea swimmers alike.
As with every event in the series, the Poole Swim provides unparalleled levels of water safety with the experienced and knowledgeable Human Race Water Safety Crew and local experts from the Poole Lifeguards looking after you at every stroke.
· Gloves and booties can be used
· The Swims will not be cancelled if the temperature falls below 11 degrees
· Wetsuits are optional
All swimmers will receive an event swim cap and an exclusive Swim Series medal – so you’ll be able to collect the full set through the series! Event-specific t-shirts are also available for purchase via the event entry page and there will be lots of goodies on the day from our event partners.
The Poole Swim is great for spectators, with vantage points at the front of the Sandbanks Hotel and all the way down the beach. There are some great opportunities for supporting your loved ones from the beach and photographing some of the great sights both out to sea and back inland. This is definitely an event where bringing a camera is a must!
Changing areas, baggage store, retail outlets, food, drink and toilets will all be available from the hotel.
PROVISIONAL START TIMES:
8:45am - 750m
8:55am - 3km
9:05am - 1500m
750m - Minimum Age 14 on Event Day
1500m - Minimum Age 16 on Event Day
3km - Minimum Age 18 on Event Day
WETSUITS: Wetsuits are optional for all swimmers.
CUT OFF TIMES:
1500m - All 1500m entrants must be able to complete the course in under 1 hour
3km - All 3km entrants must be able to complete the course in under 1 hour 30 mins