From Openwaterpedia

The MAXIFUEL BIG SOUTH Swim Challenge is part of the River Thames Open Water Swim Series and is held in September at the home of the Bray Lake Open Water Swimming Centre. It is a non-wetsuit and wetsuit-assisted lake swim 2 km, 4 km, 5 km and 10 km in distance.


The field is limited to 200 participants with feed stations available for the 5 km and 10 km swims.


7 foot Marker Buoys will mark out a clear course, which can be followed and watched by all spectators throughout the event. The 5 km and 10 km swims have feed & hydration stations provided by Maxifuel Nutrition. The 5 km will possibly be 2.5 laps and the 10 km swim will be 5-6 laps in Bray Lake.


Martyn Edwards


From £25

Thames Open Water Swim Series

2011 Events

20 May 2011 – Royal Windsor Swim
14 July 2012 – Marlow River Swim
18 August – Henley On Thames River Swim
8 September 2012 – BIG SOUTH Eton Swim

2012 Events

2013 Events

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