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Big Swim Nottingham

Big Swim Nottingham


27 July 2019


600 per race


National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Ln, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU


1,500m, 2,500m, 5,000m


1,500m - £22 | 2,500m - £27 | 5,000m - £32 (+Admin Fee)

Course Records

Male: 5000m - 01:03:17, 2500m - 31:27, 1500m - 00:19:15 Female: 5000m - 01:01:20, 2500m - 35:29, 1500m - 00:19:45

Start Times

13:30 - 2500m and 5000m
16:00 - 1500m
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Event Overview 

Walk-in entrance or jumping off of the pontoon; whichever way you choose to enter the water, you’re going to make a splash at the Big Swim Nottingham event.

Taking place in the Regatta Lake at the National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham – the Big Swim Nottingham offers three distances for open water swimmers to challenge themselves. Choose from a 1,500m, 2,500m, or a 5,000m swim.

The swim route is easy to navigate and ideal for first-timers, whilst offering a challenge for even the most seasoned of open-water swimmers.

What to expect from the Big Swim Nottingham:

  • First-timer friendly and supportive atmosphere
  • Bespoke event specific medals for all finishers
  • Drinks station with water and High5 products
  • A dedicated safety team on the water
  • Award-winning event organisation

Any front stroke is permitted in this event and wetsuits are completely optional; swimmers can wear any swimwear of their choice – even swimskins! It is recommended that those who are less confident with open-water swimming wear a wetsuit to help with buoyancy and regulating the body temperature in the water.

Don’t just take our word for it, our athletes are always quick to give us feedback:

“Good job with the Big Swim event today...Really well organised and great decision to alter the course, without any fuss, to keep it safe and enjoyable (mostly)...guaranteed that PB seekers will be returning next year now!”

Hooley - 2018.

More Info

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