august, 2021

1augAll DayBLDSA (Wales) Newry Beach, Holyhead Harbour OPEN1/2 Mile & 1 Mile, Open to all swimmers

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Event Details

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been removed from the 2021 calendar.

All current entrants will be refunded in full

800m and 1 mile OPEN EVENTS

EVENT DETAILS

OVERVIEW

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

THE EVENT

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.

REGISTRATION

Report to the Event Swim Secretary upon arrival. The registration point will be signposted at Holyhead sailing club from 8am.

BRIEFING

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

START

9:15am

COURSE

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.

 

LOCATION

Holyhead Sailing Club/ Newry Beach, Holyhead

SAFETY COVER

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.

PRESENTATIONS

The presentation will take place at Holyhead Sailing Club  after the vent is complete

Certificates will be presented to all competitors finishing individual races.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Championship will be held in Holyhead, on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey. The event will raise funds for Holyhead RNLI

ACCOMMODATION

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.

ORGANIZER

Liane Llewellyn Hickling

liane.llewellyn@btinternet.com

 

 

Time

All Day (Sunday)

Location

Holyhead Harbour

Newry Beach

Organizer

Mrs Liane Hickling62 Main Road, Denholme, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD13 4BL Tel: 01274 830615 e-mail: liane.llewellyn@btinternet.com

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