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Scilly Swim Challenge 1-Day Event (Tuesday 7th September 2021)


<p class="MsoNormal">Swim island to island on the beautiful Isles of Scilly. 15km over 6 swims.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class="MsoNormal">This is a non-competitive challenge event.<o:p></o:p></p>

<h4 style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 14px; color: inherit;">The Scilly Swim Challenge one-day event is the original and iconic Scilly Swim Challenge.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 14px;">An epic, staged 15km swimming journey&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 14px;">split into 6 swims, with a short walk in beween each:</span></h4><div><ul style="list-style-position: initial; list-style-image: initial; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 30px; margin-left: 30px; font-family: Arial;"><li>St. Mary’s - St Agnes (2.9km)</li><li>St. Agnes - Samson (4.8km)</li><li>Samson - Bryher (1km)</li><li>Bryher - Tresco (600m)</li><li>Tresco - St. Martin’s (2.3km)</li><li>St. Martin’s - St Mary’s (2.8km)</li></ul></div>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">Anticipated water temperature 15</span><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">℃</span><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Helvetica;"><b>Please note:</b> this is no longer a fully catered event. We will advise on what to bring and how to pack your food in your pre-race information.&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><i><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">We advise swimmers taking part to ensure they are on St Mary’s from Monday 6th - Thursday 9th September. Booking accommodation early is highly advised. W</span><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">e cannot guarantee that you will be finished in time to travel back to the mainland on the day of the event. &nbsp;</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><o:p></o:p></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">Minimum age 16</span></p><p class="MsoNormal">Visit&nbsp;<a href="http://www.swimquest.uk.com/ssc">www.swimquest.uk.com/ssc</a>&nbsp;for full ts&amp;cs and FAQs.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p><p><span style="font-family: Helvetica;"><b>Essential information:</b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Helvetica;"></span><span style="font-family: Helvetica;"></span></p><ul style="margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 30px; margin-left: 30px; list-style-position: initial; list-style-image: initial; font-family: Arial;"><li>Wetsuits and skins welcome (though please be aware you will be swimming in groups and may have to wait for others at times)</li><li>Sea temperature 14-16 oC</li><li>Walking between islands necessary (range from 600m to 2km)</li><li>Entrants divided into three speed groups (green - leisurely, orange - moderate, red - fast)</li><li>Longest swim 6km</li><li>Shortest swim 600m</li><li>Maximum participants on the day 150</li><li>Spectators welcome&nbsp;</li><li>A race finisher goody included in the entry fee (what is it? It’s a surprise!)</li></ul>
£215
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This Activity runs on the below date.

  • 07/09/2021 07:00 to 07/09/2021 19:00