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Kinder ( ab 10 Jahre) / Jugend: 500 m Schwimmen
Erwachsene: 500 m Schwimmen
Jugend / Erwachsene: 1.250 m Schwimmen
Jugend / Erwachsene: 2.500 m Schwimmen
Jugend / Erwachsene: 5.000 m Schwimmen
Staffeln: 4 x 1.250 m Schwimmen
The 'English Channel In Manchester' Relay Swim
Salford Quays | 23/08/13
Here was a challenge to whet the appetite of any long distance swimmers that get excited by urban night swimming in big, bad weather!!
A small but perfectly formed event of five relay teams recruited (or press ganged!) six swimmers who each swam 2km and repeat it three times for good measure. This equates to 22miles, the length of the English Channel. Easy peasy! The beauty of swimming the English Channel in Manchester instead of the real thing (whic we luv) is the saving of over £3,000, no jellyfish, no errant cross channel ferries or messy sewage discharges from Panamanian oil tankers!
The evening started well with all teams setting a cracking pace. Spirits remained high until dampened somewhat by torrential downpours that meant it was dryer swimming than relaxing. Sheltered under the Uswim gazebos or in the local marketing suite our intrepid teams gritted their teeth and ploughed on regardless escorted by their heroic support kayaks.
Just over 9hours later local heroes Trafford Masters broke the water speed record in an incredible time of 9:17 dragging along the old warrior Dave Randall (!) Our two lovable Liverpudlian teams came in second and third separated by a mere 4minutes with the Floaters floating home in a very respectable 13hours, forty mins. Bravo J
Commiserations to Las Barracudas who bit off more than they could chew on the night but which goes to show ³it ain¹t half tough in the Channel!²
Christiansborg Rundt 2,000 m
Krüger Stafetten 4x500 meter A swim on the same route as Christiansborg Rundt
National Championships 20 km and relay
Join us for the 7th annual Clean Half swim, around some amazing cliffs, islands and scenery in Hong Kong. Warm water, great people, and an incredible city. This is a 5-person relay race, or, solo event. Organizer will arrange support boats for those who need them. This is ranked as Asia's top ocean swim.
The Trust Ashburton 200m gives junior swimmers a have-a-go event. Trialthletes and more experienced recreational and competitive swimmers have a range of events to take part in from 800m through to the Jennian Homes 10km.
For those looking forward to the State New Zealand Open Water Championships or Ironman trialthlons the 5 and 10km events provide perfect preparation.
Come on, register now and be part of it
The 2nd annual Cold Half is an incredible training opportunity for those wanting some good mileage in good conditions (meaning potentially tough), amazing scenery, and a great group of motivated do-ers. This is for solos and teams of 2 only (30min legs). This year, we are also creating the new "Cold Standard" race, which includes doing the Cold Half solo, and the next day, running in the Standard Chartered Marathon (full length). We can help get entries to the always-sold-out Standard Chartered Marathon if you let us know by September 15th, 2013. This is going to be a big race-double for those who are thriving on adrenaline.