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Swimming crossing across beaches of Lloret de Mar

09.09.2021 Sport

Do you like the sea and are you a good athlete? We bring you a new challenge! On Sunday, September 26, the 1st edition of the Swimming Crossing Les Platges (the beaches) in Lloret de Mar, a 3-kilometer swimming through the main beaches of the municipality.

Next, we bring you all the detailed information of this journey so that you are encouraged to participate. Sign up and live a unique experience!

 

Race information

On Sunday, September 26 will be held the 1st edition of the Swimming Crossing Les Platges (the beaches) of Lloret de Mar organized by the Club C.E. Lloret Aigües Obertes. A 3 kilometre swimming crossing from Lloret de Mar beach to Santa Cristina beach.

This event is recommended for those over 18 years old, although people over 16 years old will be allowed to participate with an authorization from their parent or guardian.

To carry out this swimming crossing, is mandatory the use of the swimming cap provided by the organization, swimming goggles, swimsuit, or neoprene (optional) and the timing chip provided by the organization to place it on the ankle

 

Itinerary

The itinerary of this swimming crossing goes from Lloret de Mar beach, in front of the city hall, to Santa Cristina beach, located at the southern of the city. During this 3,000-meter course, swimmers will pass through some of the most emblematic coves and beaches of Lloret de Mar: Cala Banys, Fenals beach and Sa Boadella.

The itinerary will be marked by buoys located every 500m. You will have to swim between the buoys and the coast, leaving the buoys on the left side of the swimmer. In front of the first swimmer there will be a boat that will mark the direction of the swimming crossing. The rest of the participants can be guided by kayaks and paddle surf that will indicate the direction of the itinerary.

Swimmers will have two hours from the start of the swimming crossing to finish the itinerary. Once, this time pass, the time registration will be closed. The organization will have support boats to assist participants in case of need.

 

Registration

The registration for the swimming crossing is open, you can get your chip through the KilometreZero website.

Until September 10, the registration fee is 25€. From this date and until the end of registrations or the registration date expiration, the amount will be 30€.

Registration is limited to a maximum of 300 participants and the deadline to sign up for the swimming crossing ends on September 24 at 11:59 p.m. After this date, is not possible to sign up, either in person on the crossing day.

 

Race program

Free parking will be offered at Obreria de Santa Cristina (Camí de Santa Cristina no. 2, 17310 - Lloret de Mar) with entry before 7:30 a.m. presenting the proof of the swimming crossing registration.

The collection of the participation chip and the swimmer's bag will take place between 7 and 7:30 a.m. on the beach of Santa Cristina. For this, it will be essential to present the participant's DNI, NIE and / or passport.

Those swimmers who want to leave their personal belongings on the Santa Cristina beach, can do it under the supervision of the organization until the end of the swimming crossing.

At 7:45 a.m., participants with the chip will be picked up by the boat provided by the organization on Santa Cristina beach and will be moved to the departure area, on Lloret de Mar Beach.

Once the swimming crossing is finished, the swimmers will have a provisioning service with the chip delivery and the winners of each category will be awarded.

If you want more information, you can look up the complete swimming crossing regulations.

 

Accommodation for athletes in Lloret de Mar

If you have decided to sign up for the 1st Swimming Crossing Les Platges (the beaches) edition in Lloret de Mar, take the opportunity to stay at one of the Rosamar Hotels for athletes.

Our Rosamar Es Blau and Rosamar & Spa hotels have the best facilities and services for athletes to train, eat healthy and rest before any sport event.

In addition, they have the Vitality Spa of the Rosamar Es Blau hotel and the Vitality Spa of the Rosamar & Spa hotel, two spaces equipped with sauna, sensational showers and hammam, among other services, perfect for relaxing and resting after your participation in the swimming crossing.

Don't think twice and come and enjoy sports at Rosamar Hotels!