The 2020 WBSLSC
The Macquarie Big Swim and The URM Little Big Swim
Held on the last Sunday of January each year with a distance of 2.5 - 2.8 km, it is known as The Big Swim because it is BIG. Conditions vary from dead calm to testing south-easterly or uncomfortable nor'easter’s, which can arrive early in summer with swells from all directions making for challenging swimming when you breathe to the left. It is a huge achievement to complete one swim, and some big swimmers have completed over 30 swims.
This year’s event will take place on Sunday 26th January 2020, and kicks off with The URM Little Big Swim commences at 830am with a 1km swim around kiddies corner at Palm Beach. This is a perfect introduction to open ocean swimming with enormous water safety and a fabulous location for a short course swim.
This event is part of the Pittwater Swim Series whereby competing in just 3 of the 5 northern beaches swims you can win a trip to the Byron Bay swim.
WANT TO ENTER?
You can enter The Macquarie Big Swim and or The URM Little Big Swim through the oceanswims.com online entry facility - click the Register Here button below. Online entries close at 3pm Saturday 25 January 2020; the day prior to race day.