Spectator Info

The race starts at 6.15am.

The Start Area

It is possible to watch the start from Ray Mill Island or from the river bank on Ray Mead Road downstream of Boulters Lock.

Along the course

The Thames Path provides ample viewing of the swim.  The exit for the 1.4km swim, which is just downstream of the Sounding Arch, has space away from the main road and good views of the course.

Maidenhead Rowing Club

Tea and coffee will be available in the club room of the rowing club from 5.30am to 9am. The balcony will be open for viewing.

Presentations will take place at the Rowing Club at 8.30am.

The Finish Area

Space is limited on the Thames Path at this location, however it is possible to watch from this point.

2019 Event Details

Date: Saturday 4 July 2020
Location: Maidenhead, Berks
Distance: 1.4km or 2.8km.
Registration times:
6.30-8.00pm on Friday 3 July 2020 or
5.15-5.45am on Saturday 4 July 2020
Safety briefing: 6.00am
Race start: 6.15am

Categories: Open, Masters 50+, Junior 15-18,  Team Event.

Minimum age: 15
Wetsuit requirement: Yes, unless disclaimer signed.

Entries are open now. Entry fee until 31 December 2019:

2.8km swim: £33.

1.4km swim:  £29.

From 1 January 2020:

2.8km swim: £35.

1.4km swim:  £31.

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