Register for the G.S.C & 3T’s Longest Day Swim
June 22nd 2019, 4K starts from THE GENLO ABBEY HOTEL, 2.5K starts from DANGAN NUIGI
On June 22nd, 2019 Galway Swimming Club is proud to host the 2019 Longest Day Swim in Galway. This event gives participants the chance to swim down the fabulous River Corrib, passing many of Galway’s favourite landmarks. NUIG, Menlo Castle, Steamboat Quay and swimming under the Quincentennial Bridge. This is a not to be missed opportunity to see Galway from a unique perspective.
The 4K swim STARTs from The Glenlo Abbey Hotel. 53°18’11.1″N 9°05’21.6″W [https://goo.gl/maps/axA9jwTUAeSz4vWq6]
The 2.5K swim STARTs from NUIG Dangan. 53°17’43.3″N 9°04’28.8″W [https://goo.gl/maps/3GzJUuXitq6e7wZr6]
Both Swim Events FINISH at Commercial Boat Club, Woodquay, Galway. 53°16’41.9″N 9°03’16.1″W [https://goo.gl/maps/umPU6znKFYsUR79S9]
Galway Swimming Club is partnering with the 3T’s Charity on the Longest Day swim.
3Ts is a charity focused on the provision of services for the prevention and education of Suicide. 3Ts raise funds by partnering with clubs like Galway Swim Team to help prevent future deaths by suicide by focusing their funds on research, intervention programmes and support. 3Ts receive no government support and rely on the good will of clubs like Galway Swimming Club to raise much needed funding. Funds raised through this event will be used for the provision of services and initiatives for the Galway area.
See https://www.3ts.ie for more details.
Places limited to 300.
Registration closes at 1PM on Friday June 21st 2019.
Swimmers should be over 18 years of age and be acompetent open water swimmer.
€50 per swimmer for 2019 Swim Ireland Members.
€60 per swimmer for Non Swim Ireland Members [inc. €10 Day Insurance].
If you are not a member of Swim Ireland, the special once-off daily insurance charge of €10 is mandatory to ensure that swimmers are fully insured for the event.
Current Swim Ireland Members MUST enter their SI Number when completing their entry form.
All participating swimmers will receive a customised T-Shirt and Swim Hat to celebrate their participation in the 2019 event.
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