Faros Challenge

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Faros Challenge
Faros Challenge route
Turnstile at the Kabal peninsula
Faros Maratón in Stari Grad Bay on the Adriatic Sea
Swim Cruise boat, a 9-day, 8-night cruise in Croatia organized by Ivan Vranjes and Mateo Juric

Faros Challenge is a non-competitive event - Solo/Relay swim across the Stari Grad Bay at Hvar Island which is one of the ten world’s best vacation islands and the most beautiful islands for open water swimming. Amateur swimmers participate in this marathon swim along the same route of the unique Faros Maratón - one of the world's most prestigious open water swimming events which is a member of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, part of the World Swimming Majors and one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

It is part of the Croatia Open Water Swim Cruise.

Event Information

Period 1st June - 30th September

Location Stari Grad Bay, Hvar Island, Adriatic Sea, Croatia

Distance 16K

Category Solo, Relay


All swimmers must have written confirmation of being medically fit to compete, signed by a sports physician.


Director Janez Maroevic

Email faroschallenge@gmail.com & faros.sport@gmail.com

Web Faros Challenge


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