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Selkie Henley Classic

Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Organiser's Description

A 2.1 km upstream River Thames swimming event, held over the Henley Royal Regatta course, very early on the Sunday morning before the Wednesday start of Henley Regatta.

This event is a celebration of mid-summer. It provides a unique opportunity to swim one of the most famous and beautiful stretches of open water in the World, at dawn. It attracts hundreds of swimmers, having become established as a must-do event in the open water swimming calendar. There is no other opportunity to swim this course, at this time of day. You arrive at the event in darkness and walk the 1/4 of a mile to the start into the sunrise, the first wave led by the torch carrier.

Start Time

04:00am

Distances

2.1 km

More Info

Event website

Parking is available at the venue

Toilets and changing facilities will be provided

Hot & cold drinks & snacks will be available at the main event area

Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 3DD

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