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Thames Marathon (14km Henley to Marlow)

Open Water Swimming Ltd.

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Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom

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Open for Registration

Racecheck Badge Award
+2
Distance Date
3km+ ?

14.00KM

Swim

Aug. 16, 2020

Overview

VOTED BEST UK SWIMMING EVENT IN THE RACECHECK 2017 , 2018 AWARDS. This event is aimed at swimmers who would like to include a serious long distance challenge in their summer open water swimming season. It’s not a race, but an opportunity for you to challenge yourself and take in the stunning scenery at the same time. The swim is broken down into 4 sections, swimmers must exit the river at each of the 3 locks. There are feed stations at each stop. Tow floats are compulsory. There are a limited number of non-wetsuit places available, please see website for details of how to apply for a non-wetsuit place. Wetsuits are compulsory for all other swimmers.



What athletes are saying

The characteristics which best describe Thames Marathon (14km Henley to Marlow), as voted on by past participants.


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The Event

Bucket list event 2
Useful pre-race info 1
Great medal 1
Family friendly 1
Spectator friendly 1
Festival atmosphere 1


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Course Profile

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Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Thames Marathon (14km Henley to Marlow), as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.98
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Safety
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4.98
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Marshal Supervision
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Natural Beauty
All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Jonny Cowie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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A challenging swim down a beautiful stretch of the Thames. The third time I have swum it so must be good!

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Catrin Smith
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Reviewed 1 month ago

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Amazing event. Doing it again in 2020!

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Awards & Accolades

Racecheck Badge Award

Top Rated Award - 2019

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Top Rated Award - 2018

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Reviews (89)

All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Race Briefing
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Value For Money
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Quality of Aid Stations
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Environmentally Friendly
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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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The  

 average for this event is 

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89

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