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Open Water Sea Swim Galway - 3.9km Route
Open Water Swimming Race Galway - 2km Route
Sea Swimming Race Galway Ireland - 750m Route
Open Water Sea Swim Galway - 3.9km Route

THE 3.9KM ROUTE

A looped route from the Killary shore and back again. (green route on map)

  • 156 lengths of a 25m pool.
  • Full Ironman distance.
  • Wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers welcome.
  • Tow-floats must be worn by all competitors.

CUT-OFF TIMES:

  • 1.9km: Must reach this point in 45 minutes.
  • 3.9km: Must reach finish line within 1hour 45 minutes.

 

All distances are approximate. The final swim route with relevant buoy colors will be posted here and emailed to all registered competitors 2 weeks before the swim, along with the alternative bad weather route.

Please read our Entry & Safety Requirements before entering this race.


Open Water Swimming Race Galway - 2km Route

THE 2KM ROUTE

A one-way route from the start line in the fjord, back to the Killary shore. (red route on map)

  • 80 lengths of a 25m pool
  • Wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers welcome.
  • Tow-floats must be worn by all competitors.

The Connemara Lady will bring competitors out to the start line in the fjord and you will make your way back to the shore.

CUT-OFF TIMES: 

  • Must be completed within 1 hour 30 minutes of your wave start time.

 

All distances are approximate. The final swim route with relevant buoy colors will be posted here and emailed to all registered competitors 2 weeks before the swim, along with the alternative bad weather route.

Please read our Entry & Safety Requirements before entering this race.


Sea Swimming Race Galway Ireland - 750m Route

THE 750M ROUTE

A one-way route from the start line in the fjord, back to the Killary shore. (purple route on map)

  • 30 lengths of a 25m pool.
  • Wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers welcome.
  • Tow-floats must be worn by all competitors.

The mussel boat will bring competitors out to the start line in the fjord and you will make your way back to the shore.

CUT-OFF TIMES:

  • Must be completed within 1 hour of your wave start time.

 

All distances are approximate. The final swim route with relevant buoy colors will be posted here and emailed to all registered competitors 2 weeks before the swim, along with the alternative bad weather route.

Please read our Entry & Safety Requirements before entering this race.


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