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2017 Swim Time Trial Dates Announced

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 @ 2.00pm (High Tide at 1.57pm)

Registration from 1.30pm in Blackrock.

All registered swimmers for the 2017 Galway Bay Swim are required to attend the swim trial.

  • Solo swimmers must complete the 4km open water swim time trial at Blackrock, Salthill in a time of under 95 minutes.
  • All Relay team members must complete a 2km swim in under 50 minutes.
  • (Note: Overseas swimmers can complete a ‘verified’ qualifying swim and submit the Form on our website).

Note that if there is a small craft warning in operation for Galway Bay or there are red beach guard flags, then the time trial will NOT go ahead.  A final decision will be made by 6pm  on Friday evening prior to the trial and registered swimmers will be notified via email sent via Eventbrite.

A provisional second time trial date is set as follows in case of bad weather or for those unable to attend the first trial.

  • Backup Time Trial – Sunday, June 18th, 2017 @ 2.00pm

We strongly recommend that all swimmers attend the first time trial on June 3rd, 2017. Relay team captains, please notify your team members about the swim.

author: Galway Bay Swim