There was a great turnout of swimmers for the first swim time trial in Blackrock on Saturday, May 25th, 2019. The trial distance was based on whether swimmers plan to swim the bay solo or as part of a relay team.
- Solo swimmers swim from Blackrock to the 1Km buoy at Palmers Rock Pier – (opposite Cocos Cafe) and back twice. (4km)
- Relay team swimmers swim from Blackrock to the 1Km buoy at Palmers Rock Pier (opposite Cocos Cafe) and back once. (2km)
The second and final time trial will take place on Saturday, June 8th at 12 Noon in Blackrock. Thanks to Galway Bay Boat Tours and Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit for providing safety for the swim trial.