The 2019 Thomond Swim will take place Saturday June 15th. Cost 20€ + booking fee. The swim starts from the slipway at St Michael’s Rowing Club and proceeds up the river Shannon turning just below Thomond Bridge. Competitors then swim down river past King John’s Castle, the Civic offices, Shannon Rowing Club before finishing back at St Michael’ s Rowing Club. Click on map for swim route.
The swim is a qualifier for the Dun Laoghaoire Harbour Swim & the Shannon Region Open Water Swim League.
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
Wetsuit 1st 2nd & 3rd Female & Male Handicapped Result
Skins 1st 2nd & 3rd Female & Male Handicapped Result
Fastest Skins Male & Female
This year we are delighted to welcome on board Shannon Foynes Port Company as sponsors of the event. We are grateful for the support provided each year by St. Michaels Rowing Club, Limerick Marine Search & Rescue, Limerick Civil Defence, Limerick Kayak Club & Shannon Boat Club
Please note: If you are competing in the swim for the first time and do not provide a 1500m open water recorded swim time you will not be eligible for prizes
You must be a member of Swim Ireland to participate. Proof of membership must be given to the event organisers. You can attain special membership for 25€. It is valid for other Swim Ireland events. More details can be found here.
Timing - Swim Start 17:00
Safety Brief: 16:30
Registration: 15:00 - 16:30. Registration will close at 16:30 SHARP
THERE ARE NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY
Please click here to view the swim route