Friday 30 June

6.30-8.00pm: Maidenhead Rowing Club – Registration

If you are unable to attend at this time, then it will be possible to register on the morning of the event

Saturday 1 July

5.15-5.45am: Maidenhead Rowing Club – Registration
6.00am: Ray Mill Island – Safety briefing
6.10am: Ray Mill Island – Enter water
6.15am: Boulter’s Lock pontoon – Race start

7:45am: Last swimmers removed from river

8:30am: Maidenhead Rowing Club – Results announced and awards presented


We ask that everyone attending the Swim parks with consideration for local residents. Please ensure that your car is safely and legally parked, and that you are not blocking a drive or impeding access in any way. Please note, there will be no parking available for competitors or spectators in the Rowing Club car park

Changing facilities

Competitors may use the changing facilities in Maidenhead Rowing Club. These include showers and toilets. All competitors should bring a pair of named flip-flops. These will be transported to the Finish so that you can walk back to the Rowing Club to get changed.



Bacon rolls, tea and coffee will be available in the Rowing Club from 6:00am to 9:00am.  Cash only please.

2019 Event Details

Date: Saturday 3 July 2021
Location: Maidenhead, Berks
Distance: 1.4km or 2.8km.
Registration times:
6.30-8.00pm on Friday 2 July 2020 or
5.15-5.45am on Saturday 3 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:

2.8km swim: £35.

1.4km swim:  £31.


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