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Selkie Henley Classic

Open Water Swimming Ltd.
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Remenham, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 3DD, United Kingdom
Distances
2.10KM Swim
Date:
June 30, 2019

Description

The SELKIE HENLEY CLASSIC is a 2.1km upstream point to point swim on the course of the Henley Royal Regatta, taking place at dawn on Sunday 30th June 2019. This swim is now in its 15th year. It started with two people in 2004, and now attracts hundreds of swimmers, having become established as a must-do event in the open water swimming calendar. There is no other opportunity to swim this course, at this time of day. the swim starts with a torch lit procession in the dark to the start. After your swim it's a short walk back to the event area for a hot drink, breakfast, and plenty of swimming related chatter.


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Reviews (40)
Racecheck Badge Award Silver Award - 2018
4.8
56 Reviews

My first time swimming the Henley Classic and I absolutely loved it. Amazing to swim such an iconic section of the Thames. The participants, organi...

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Fantastic event. Well organised and really good vibe amongst all the swimmers. A bit early in the morning so lacking the usual crowds but pretty fu...

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Brilliant event my second year and will be coming back again this year - unique experience and a must on everyone’ open water. Bucket list !

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