North Munster

Open Water Swimming Championship

The North Munster Long Distance Swimming Championships were to be held on the last Saturday of August 2020 but unfortunately with Covid 19 this was put on hold.

The event would have catered for both wet suit and skins swimmers at all distances as well as a chance to introduce some younger swimmers into open water swimming. The Yellow Towel going to the first male and female skins swimmers. But with prizes for all event both wet suit and skins


THE 10km YELLOW TOWEL EVENT

This is a 4 x 2.5km lap swim open to both wet suit and skins. This is the Yellow towel event. The first male and female will become the NMOWSC


THE 5km PINK TOWEL EVENT

This event is for the more sane swimmers it is a 2 x 2.5km lap of the same swim as the 10km it will be just as competitive if not faster then the 10km

THE 2.5km RED TOWEL EVENT

This is a one 2.5km lap all out sprint for some of the fastest young swimmers in the area. Again it will be wet suit and skins

THE WHITE TOWEL EVENT

This event is a 1.5km swim for teens 14-17 years of age who are members of a swimming club. Like the other swims it is wet suit and skins.