1500m & 3800m Open Water Swims
Date(s) and Times
Thursday August 22nd 2019
The Big Dog will start at 18:00
The Doggy Paddle will start at 18:05
Tri2O Swim Centre
The lake is situated at the Reading Lake Hotel [formerly the Copthorne Hotel] off Junction 11 on M4.
Exit the M4 at Junction 11 and follow the A33 towards Basingstoke. At the 2nd set of Traffic Lights filter right and then turn right again at the mini roundabout; follow signs for the Copthorne Hotel. The Hotel is only 2 miles from Junction 11. Enter the Hotel complex and look for the Beach Flags in the far right corner of the Car Park.
Doggy Paddle - £18
Big Dog - £23
Doggy Paddle & Big Dog Swims
2019 ENTRIES NOW OPEN!
The Doggy Paddle Swim – 1500m Open Water Swim
The Doggy Paddle swim event offers the perfect opportunity to those looking to conquer the Olympic distance swim portion of a triathlon for the first time, to those wanting to practice that unique feeling of a mass deep water start and perhaps just trying to improve their swim times.
The Big Dog Swim – 3800m Open Water Swim
The Big Dog Swim will provide a great test for the more experienced swimmer, an ideal time trial for those looking at Ironman events and will be brilliant time in the water for those that just love and swim and swim.
Every swimmer will get a finisher medal and receive an iTAB, engraved with their name and swim time, in the post a few days after the swim.
2019 LAKE SWIM BUNDLE
Again for 2019, you have the option to enter this swim as part of our Lake Swim Bundle offer, which also includes entry for the Friday Night Swim on Friday June 28th 2019 & the Doggy Paddle or Big Dog Swim on Thursday August 22nd 2019. Enter via the Lake Swim Bundle option and save more than 20% on your entry free.
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