Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been removed from the 2022 calendar. 800m and 1 mile OPEN EVENTS EVENT DETAILS OVERVIEW On the Sunday morning following
Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been removed from the 2022 calendar.
800m and 1 mile OPEN EVENTS
On the Sunday morning following our BLDSA Champion of Champions Wales event we will be holding 800m and 1 mile open events. These events can be entered by non BLDSA members, Wetsuit swimmers and non- wetsuit swimmers. The events will raise money for Holyhead RNLI
800m event: 1 lap around course
1 mile event: 2 laps around course
Each lap will be 1/2 mile – the course being set using GPS.
- Open to NON BLDSA & BLDSA members. WETSUITS ALLOWED
- Entry fees:
- 800m = £10, 1 Mile= £20
- Juniors MUST have a Parent or Guardian present AT ALL TIMES during the events.
Report to the Event Swim Secretary upon arrival. The registration point will be signposted at Holyhead sailing club from 8am.
Please Note, attendance of the briefing is mandatory – failure to attend this will void your entry. This will be held at Holyhead Sailing Club
briefing for both events: 8.45am
A ½ mile course will be clearly marked out in the harbour off Newry beach. Swimmers must swim around the outside of each of the buoys on each circuit as detailed in the swim briefing . Every time a swimmer completes a lap, they must clearly give their swim number to the lap Recorders. The start, finish and position of the lap recorders will be outlined at the briefing.
Holyhead Sailing Club/ Newry Beach, Holyhead
The 2 BLDSA fast rescue boats will be in attendance at the event and will be supported by support kayakers and other support vessels dispersed around the course. We will have designated first aid support available throughout the event.
The presentation will take place at Holyhead Sailing Club after the vent is complete
Certificates will be presented to all competitors finishing individual races.
The Championship will be held in Holyhead, on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey. The event will raise funds for Holyhead RNLI
Holyhead itself has a selection of B &B’s and hotels, including a Travelodge and there are also plenty of accommodation options within driving distance in the popular tourist locations of Treaddur Bay (10 min drive) & Rhosneigr (approx. 20 min drive)
There are also plenty of Campsites around Holyhead.
Liane Llewellyn Hickling
All Day (Sunday)
Mrs Liane Hickling62 Main Road, Denholme, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD13 4BL Tel: 01274 830615 e-mail: email@example.com