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10 & 11 Feb 2022
12 & 13 Feb 2022


Midmar Dam, KZN Midlands


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Welcome return for 2022 aQuellé Midmar Mile

Thousands of swimmers will make a welcome return to Midmar Dam in KwaZulu-Natal as the aQuellé Midmar Mile reverts to its regular slot in the second weekend of February this year. After a Covid-induced change to the popular event last year, swimmers can expect a more...

aQuellé Midmar Mile Postponed

In light of the current second wave of Covid-19 infections, the aQuellé Midmar Mile race committee has made the decision to move the event out by one month to 13 & 14 March 2021. The committee is aware of the inconvenience that moving the event may have on some...

aQuellé Confirms Sponsorship of the 2021 Midmar Mile Event

The organisers of the annual Midmar Mile have confirmed that aQuellé will continue to be the title sponsor of the 2021 event,

Double delight as SA swimmers dominate at Midmar

It was a day for South African celebrations as the Durban duo of Robyn Kinghorn and Michael McGlynn wrapped up the women and men’s titles at the aQuellé Midmar Mile.International swimmers have dominated the elite events in recent years with the last double home...

Thousands converge on Midmar for day one action

The first day of the 47th edition of the aQuellé Midmar Mile got off to a soggy start but ended bathed in sunshine as four of the weekend’s eight races took place at Midmar Dam just outside Pietermaritzburg.The world’s largest open water swimming event...

Ultimate test as eight swimmers bid to join Midmar’s 16-Mile Club

7 February 2020 – While over 13,000 swimmers will be making their way across Midmar Dam this weekend, just eight will attempt to complete the most gruelling challenge available at the aQuellé Midmar Mile. Those are the intrepid athletes who will be gunning...

All set for memorable Midmar weekend

6 February 2020 – The final countdown to the 2020 aQuellé Midmar Mile officially began with the press launch of the event in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday.The world’s largest open water swimming event will take place at Midmar Dam from 8-9 February.Speaking...

Midmar water perfectly safe

5 February 2020 – It has been brought to the attention of the organisers of the annual aQuellé Midmar Mile that there are reports and concerns circulating with regards to the water quality at Midmar Dam following the Mpophomeni Wastewater Works spillage last year, and...

Bristow keeps women’s Midmar legacy alive

5 February 2020 – Gail Bristow was just 14 years old when she lined up for her first aQuellé Midmar Mile. There was no medal waiting for her when she reached the other side of the dam, however. That’s because it was 1974, and women weren’t officially...

British star determined to make Midmar amends

4 February 2020 – British swimming star Ashley Hogg has come nail-bitingly close to victory at the aQuellé Midmar Mile, and he’s determined this time he’ll top the podium. Hogg will be one of the main international threats, along with American Brendan Casey, in the...
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