13th August - Rutland Water
SwimRutland Mini - 500m Perfect for beginners. New for 2017, the mini course is to introduce people to the thrill of open water swimming. Our 500m course gives you the chance to enjoy the experience in a safe sheltered environment. You experience the same thrill, the same finish line, but you will have the chance to slowly build your confidence. Suitable for novice swimmers.
SwimRutland 2km - Conquer Rutland Water. Swim straight across the main body of Rutland Water from Normanton Church to Whitewell. The original SwimRutland distance. You get a trip on the Rutland Belle to the start line where you will jump in and swim back to the finish line on the North shore of Rutland Water. Numbers are restricted on the Rutland Belle. Please do not wait to get on the Rutland Belle, there will be enough places for everyone. However once the boat is full for the final crossing we will not be transporting any competitors to the start line. It will be your own responsibility to get to Normanton church.
SwimRutland 4km - Double the Distance. Swimmers complete a loop from Whitwell to Normanton and back to Whitwell. They asked for double, we gave them double. Swimmers start and finish on the North shore completing an out and back swim across the iconic SwimRutland course. This will be infront of registration on the windsurf beach. A rolling start will be implemented. Swimmers may encounter the 2km swimmers during their swim. There is a feed station mid course which you are more than welcome to visit
SwimRutland 8km - Long course, Endurance swim, New for 2017, we now offer a huge distance swim for those long distance junkies amongst you. This is a monster and includes two passes of the entire course. This is a huge undertaking and only for experienced open water swimmers. We have extended the cut off times slightly especially for you. You need to confidently complete the distance within the three hour cut off time. Intermediate cut off times apply. Please register nice and early and be ready for the off at 6:30am. There are opportunities to exit the water at 2,4 and 6km points. you can of course get assistance from the safety crew at any point if you need to exit the course. A feed station will be present in the middle of the course, you may visit as many times as you like throughout the event.
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