august, 2021

28aug4:00 pm- 8:00 amBLDSA Loch Lomond1 Km freestyle/breaststroke & 21.6 miles, Senior. freestyle/breaststroke.

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Event Details

Overview

This is an extreme endurance event in variable conditions and water temperatures, requiring the highest level of mental determination. Although full safety cover is provided, the swimmer is expected to source a suitable escort boat and provide crew for it. This aspect of the swim is at least 50 % responsible for success. It is an overnight swim with a staggered start to try to achieve an 8am finish for everyone. Past times have been between 9 and 26 hours!

There are only around 60 people who have completed this swim, the first one being Commander Gerry Forsburg in 1959. As a result of our amazingly successful anniversary relay in 2019 we are offering a new relay event to be held in conjunction with our end to end event. For more information on this please contact Janet as below.

Contact:
Mrs Janet Wilson
20 Padget Court,
Ben Rhydding Drive,
Ilkley West Yorkshire
LS29 8AU

Tel: mobile number 07957 348328
email: janetwilson22@aol.com

Registration

Online

21.6 miles 1 km

PDF Form

Return filled in entry form with fee (if cheque or stating done via BACS) to the swim secretary (address shown above).

Entry Form

1K Entry Form

Preliminary Information

Read before entering.

Preliminary information

Entries close 29th July 2021.

Accounts of past swims

An interview with the only 2 out of 9 who conquered 21.6mile Loch Lomond in 2014

Mark Sheridan in 2012

Adrian Rotchell in 2016

Time

(Saturday) 4:00 pm - 8:00 am

Organizer

Mrs Janet Wilson20 Padget Court, Ben Rhydding Drive, Ilkley West Yorkshire, LS29 8AU. Tel: mobile number 07957 348328. email: janetwilson22@aol.com

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