Epic Events organise sports events throughout the North West of England including open water swimming, triathlon, duathlon, cycle sportives and trail running. Its events attract a wide range of ability levels, ranging from novices to elite with the primary aim is to make everyone feel welcome.
Epic Lakes Swim Series
One of the Epic Events competitions includes the Ullswater Epic Lakes Swim held in June, the Derwent Epic Lakes Swim held in July, and the Coniston Epic Lakes Swim held in August as part of the Epic Lakes Swim Series. The Epic Lakes Swim Series consists of open water swim events at 3 different locations in Cumbria, England. The 3 venues are Coniston Water, Derwent Water (Keswick) and Ullswater (Patterdale).
Distances include 500m, 1 mile (1.6 km or the Classic Mile), 3.8 km. Wetsuits are compulsory for all swimmers. Neoprene hats may be worn, and hand or foot cover may be worn as long as it does not aid propulsion (paddle gloves or fins).
Epic Events One-Mile Swim