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July – August 2015
- 500 m par boucle
- Lac de Neuchâtel
- Samedi et Dimanche de 12h00 à 18h00
- Plage communale à Estavayer-le-Lac
- sur place
- Affaires de bain
- Médaille Marathon de Natation SSS, Bronze: dès 1\’000m , Argent: dès 5\’000m, Or: dès 10\’000m
AA – Equipas 5K
CN 3K Masters
Once a year, on the first Sunday of August, you can cross the Bay of Varna, relying solely on their own strength and endurance. The route of the traditional swimming marathon starts and ends at Cape Galata second Buna, covering a distance of 4400 meters in the open ocean is difficult to swim in a straight line, so it is possible competitors to travel longer distances.
Meeting point for the marathon is the Maritime Station at 8 am, where participants are recorded and pass-launch medical examination.
Climb the Navy marched all the Cape Galata, where floating buoys marked the start. Rocket fired signifies the beginning of the marathon.
The fastest athletes swim the distance in about 50 minutes. Marathon ends 90 minutes after the finish of the winner. If after this period has remained swimmers along guarding boats withdraw them from the water. A little later Bay opens for ship movement and stay in open water is dangerous.
The first six of the men and women receive cash prizes and the fastest from Varna / Varna girl, person with disabilities, and the oldest participant. All swimmers receive a T-shirt, a certificate and a box of food.
Remains the feeling that you defeated the sea, so many participants in the marathon swim it again and again.