Berry Rickards is a Swimming New South Wales-sanctioned 5km, 10km event that is part of the Swimming New South Wales Open Water & Marathon Series, an open water swim series in New South Wales, Australia.
Berry Rickards is also an Australian open water swimming representative who was a member of the initial FINA Open Water Commission that studied the possibility of adding open water swimming to the Olympic Games. He served on this commission together with Monier Sabre (Egypt), Roger Parsons (Great Britain), Jaroslav Novak (Czech Republic), Dale Petranech (USA), with Gunnar Werner (Sweden) serving as the FINA Bureau Liaison.
2012-2013 Marathon dates
10 November 2012 - Metro South West Open Water Championships - 5km, 10km
18 November 2012 - Berry Rickards - 5km, 10km
24 November 2012 - Woy Woy Swim Club in Umina Beach - 400m, 1km, 2km, 5km
1 December 2012 - NSW Open Water Championships -10km
2 December 2012 - NSW Open Water Championships - 5km
28 January 2013 - Glenbawn Classic in Lake Glenbawn, Scone - 1km, 3km, 5km
28 January 2013 - Bridge2Bridge - 3km, 5km
2 February 2013 - Lake Hume Open Water Bridge Swim in Lake Hume - 1.5km, 3km, 5km
9 March 2013 - Narranderra SC in Lake Talbot, Narrandera - 2km, 5km, 10km