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New swim event for KwaZulu-Natal

A new event has been added to the calendar of seeding events leading up to the 2018 aQuellé Midmar Mile, and this time it’s happening in KwaZulu-Natal.

The New Year Swim Challenge will be held at Midmar Dam on 13-14 January 2018. Following the format of the Lake Heritage Water Festival, which will be held at Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge the following weekend, the race will offer 3km, 5km and 10km swims on Saturday. These events will make up the KZN Open Water Champs for 2018. Sunday will consist of 1 200m swims for various categories, including “girls 13 and under; women 31 and over”, “boys 13 and under; men 31 and over” and “men and women 14-30”. The event will conclude with a 600 metre fun swim for everybody to enjoy.

The schedule of events is as follows:
Saturday
Event 1                 8am                       5km and 10km start (cut off: 3h30min)
Event 2                 11.30am               3km (cut off: 2 hours)

Sunday
Event 3                 8.30am                 Girls 13 and under; women 31 and over 1 200m
Event 4                 9.45am                 Boys 13 and under; men 31 and over 1 200m
Event 5                 11am                     Men and women 14-30 1 200m
Event 6                 12.15pm               Fun swim

You can enter online here. Online entries for events 1-5 cost R150, and R80 for the fun swim. On-the-day entries will cost R200 and R120 respectively.



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New Year Swim Challenge

Orient Park, Midmar Dam
Saturday 13 January 2018

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New Year Swim Challenge

Orient Park, Midmar Dam
Sunday 14 January 2018

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Lake Heritage Water Festival

Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge (formerly Heia Safari Ranch)
Saturday 20 January 2018

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Lake Heritage Water Festival

Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge (formerly Heia Safari Ranch)
Sunday 21 January 2018

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