Buttermere Open Water Swim

Sunday 9th September, 2018

Based from the north western shore, the swim will be in Buttermere Lake, with its crystal clear water this is one of the cleanest lakes in the country. Set amidst a spectacular backdrop of dramatic fells, forest and waterfalls.

Start Location: The event is to be based from the National Trust field at the north west corner of Buttermere Lake (GR 173 163). This is situated approx. 400m down the bridleway track south of the village. Start/finish will be located here.

5k & 10k Course: Swim the whole circumference of this beautiful lake in the 5K course and twice in the 10K course. This is a unique challenge in one of the most iconic locations in the country. The swim will be in a clockwise direction following the bays and inlets & staying close to the shoreline, set against a backdrop of spectacular lakeland fells.

10K Course - will have a half way 5K cut-off time of 2 hour 15mins. If you do not manage to reach the 5k mark on 2 hour 15min or less you will be retired from the 10k distance.




 

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Sunday 9th September, 2018

Based from the north western shore, the swim will be in Buttermere Lake, with its crystal clear water this is one of the cleanest lakes in the country. Set amidst a spectacular backdrop of dramatic fells, forest and waterfalls.

Start Location: The event is to be based from the National Trust field at the north west corner of Buttermere Lake (GR 173 163). This is situated approx. 400m down the bridleway track south of the village. Start/finish will be located here.

5k & 10k Course: Swim the whole circumference of this beautiful lake in the 5K course and twice in the 10K course. This is a unique challenge in one of the most iconic locations in the country. The swim will be in a clockwise direction following the bays and inlets & staying close to the shoreline, set against a backdrop of spectacular lakeland fells.

10K Course - will have a half way 5K cut-off time of 2 hour 15mins. If you do not manage to reach the 5k mark on 2 hour 15min or less you will be retired from the 10k distance.




 

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