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XTERRA GARMIN SwimRun 2019

Hosted by the Consul of the Malta Outdoors Activities Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 16 Jun 08:30 - 10:30

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This fast, exciting event is part of a growing global movement, first made popular by Otillo in Sweden. Participants must race in pairs for safety reasons, wether they are competing or just up for a personal challenge.

This is race 2 in the series and will be held in Sliema (weather permitting) along the seafront below the promenade on the 16th June Protected content 8:30 START. This fast and flat course will consist of an out-and-back 5km loop from Sliema/Balluta (opposite Vecchia Napoli) to Manoel Island bridge and back.

Its listed here to inform about the possibility to apply for active participation or just to watch the fun event from the seafront.

For all of you who just like to watch the event, we will not meet as a group because it make no sense to walk as group up and down the waterfront. But if you like to meet with other interested internation members just contact each other personal.

Active articipants need to sign up online in advance as a duo. Mandatory equipment includes swimming goggles, top and shorts worn throughout the race, and running or trail running shoes. Other optional but advantageous equipment, includes a tri-suit, wetsuit, swim cap, a pull buoy and hand paddles.

Active participants must enter and exit the water together, and finish together. Entry and Exit of the swim is marked by Flags, no markings on the route due to location restrictions.
*With inclement weather, the swims may be restricted to crossing the various bays, which may shorten the swim sections.
Participants must be aged 16 and over. Those under the age of 18 must have parent authority signed.

active participant fee: 50€ for the duo

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