1st September 2019

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The Great Grimsby Dock Challenge Only 73 days to go!

Join the Water Rats in their forth revival of this classic British swim challenge with a delectable smorgasbord of distances to suit all swimmers.

New to open water swimming?  Try a lap of Grimsby’s historic Alexandra Dock (first used in 1880) and [possibly] swim alongside some of the largest car cargo transporter ships in Europe.  Or go for a PB with our 2 or 4 mile swims – if you are wanting more of an end of season challenge go the whole hog and enter the 10Km marathon swim.

A perfect family outing or future club calendar regular to get together, have fun and challenge yourself to swim in a unique environment betwixt lake, river and sea.

Come join the Grimsby Water Rats in a celebration of swimming and a day to remember.

Changing facilities / wetsuit rinse / parking (included in entry) / refreshments / new friends / funky PA / prizes and a very loud starting canon to boot.

Programme for the day

  • 9:30 AM Registration 
  • 9:30 AM All Day Compere
  • 10:00 AM 10k Swim Briefing
  • 10:15 AM 10k Swim Start
  • 10:45 AM 4 Mile Swim Briefing
  • 11:00 AM 4 Mile Swim Start
  • 11:30 AM 2 Mile Swim Briefing
  • 12:00 PM 2 Mile Swim Start
  • 12:30 PM 1 Mile Swim Briefing
  • 1:00 PM 1 Mile Swim Start
  • 2:30 PM Award Ceremony

Entry Options
Junior 1 Mile Swim
£10.00
1 Mile Swim
£25.00
2 Mile Swim
£25.00
4 Mile Swim
£30.00
10 Km Swim
£45.00