The River Adur 5km Swim is now in its 5th year and with the tide with you all the way it’ll definitely be the quickest 5km you’ll ever swim. Having doubled numbers from our inaugural swim and we’re now looking to have a maximum entry of 350 for this event. There are two categories: Fin Swim & Just Swim. Just Swim is for swimmers looking for another challenging swim unaided and Fin Swim is just that, you can wear a pair of fins of your choice to speed your way to finish. Wetsuits are compulsory
We’ll take you by coach to the start, drop you off at high tide and you make your way back to Shoreham-by-Sea on the tide. You’ll have to negotiate the sandbanks & bridges for the quickest route, we guarantee some of you will run aground! The closer you get to Shoreham the tide will pick up through the sandbanks and mussel beds to push you all the way to the finish line.
Competitors will receive a kit backpack, a hot or cold drink, flapjack, silicone swim cap and Protein Balls. Shoreham town centre is conveniently located across the bridge with plenty of bars and restaurants along the river for that perfect post race drink or meal; we might event join you!
“Thanks for another really great REP event. As always, it was brilliantly organised and very enjoyable. Perfect weather and a brisk current helped too!”
“Wonderful experience with the 5km swim. Adrenaline was whizzing through the veins, especially the last 10 minutes under the bridges”
‘Thank you for a fantastic event yesterday it was really well organised.’
‘A great event and as always very well organised. Thank you to all the helpers, marshals, Raw Energy Pursuits and swimmers for making this a fantastic swim’
‘Thanks again for another brilliant swim race . Loved it . Those flapjacks were amazing by the way’
All the usual REP safety cover will be provided, including a RIB, kayaks and Sussex Search & Rescue spotters on the river bank.
Fee : £35
Briefing: 14:15hrs Shoreham
Start: 14:40 to 14:45hrs from Adur Centre Shoreham
Race Information 2021 NEW (Updated 8/9/21)
Registration will take place on the banks of the river between 12:30 to 14:15 – this is also the start & finish area. Collect your race pack, kit bag and familiarise yourself with the course. You must attend the compulsory race briefing which will take place here at (14:15). High tide at Shoreham is 6.34m at 14:53hrs
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