***Wetsuits / Skins Welcome***
1 mile*, 3 miles (5km) *Open to competent 12-15 year olds
GREATER MANCHESTER SWIM! is perfect for people wanting to experience the brilliant sport of open water swimming. Held at our iconic MediaCityUK venue it’s one of the only venues in the UK where spectators are able to walk directly around the swim course and closely follow their swimmers to cheer them around. The friendly atmosphere and keen competition is guaranteed to provide a great experience. Make a family day of it too and enjoy all the facilities that the booming MediaCityUK area has to offer!
You'll be swimming on a one mile lap course within the superb water-quality tested Dock 9 (Lowry Theatre Dock) and supported by an excellent water safety team. Perfectomundo!
To ensure that you get speedy, accurate swim times chip timing is provided with each swimmer needing to wear it on their ankle. Although there will a 'deep water' start you will need to swim through the finish arch at the end of your swim and cross over the timing mat to record your time.
Commemorative medals and goody bags will be provided to all participants with trophies posted to the top three female and male swimmers in each distance.
Further information on the race course / important health and safety information will provided at the race briefing on Dockside prioeach swim. Chips and race caps will be distributed at race registration.
1 mile: £35.00
3 mile (5km): £45.00
Click here for more details and to register your place.