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Charlestown to Polkerris 5k sea swim

Mad Hatter Sports Events

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Beach Company, Polkerris, St Austell, United Kingdom

Distance Date
3km+ ?

5.00KM

Swim

June 27, 2020

Overview

The 2020 edition will again be a point to point swim starting at the harbour of Charlestown and finishing on the beach in the harbour of Polkerris. This year we have moved the date to hopefully avoid any September winds.

The route will take you across St Austell Bay from West to East passing Carlyon Bay beach plus Spit and Par before finishing at Polkerris.

Hopefully you'll be rewarded with a clear flat calm turquoise sea and lots of ocean wildlife en route. As always a massive swim-five from the Mad Hatter crew will await every competitor at the finish from 1st to last. What's not to like?

Each competitor will receive a coloured swim hat and a special commemorative medal. Male and Female prizes for overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd and age category winners.

Registration will take place at Polkerris and we can transport you to the start in Charlestown unless you have your own transport with family/friends.

There is a £2 charge for the coach trip to Charlestown.





Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Charlestown to Polkerris 5k sea swim, as determined by athlete reviews.

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Uniqueness
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Natural Beauty
All Time Average
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2018 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Helen Bell
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Reviewed 2 years ago

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Brilliant event as always. A beautiful swim, which was clearly marked. Best medal I have ever received! Definitely one for the diary!

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Sarah Jelly
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Reviewed 2 years ago

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Wow! What an incredible event this was. The 5km swim along part of the UK's most beautiful coastline was a real treat to swim in. The event was so well organised. This was the first time I had met anyone from the MadHatters group and I can honestly say that never have I felt so w...Read full review

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Reviews (10)

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Environmentally Friendly

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Natural Beauty
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Marshal Supervision
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