We welcome both wetsuit and skin swimmers. At point of registration you will be asked which you prefer but this can be changed up to the swim date. We do ask that those opting to swim without a wetsuit provide evidence of training swims and results of past races.

Your entry to #WOW includes a well stocked food stop, motor boat support for the supporting paddlers / swimmers, medical cover, start and finish venues with full use of facilities and a coach shuttle from the Brathay finish venue to the start.

Your entry fee will also include the following:

1. Bespoke WOW medal

2. WOW finishing mug

3. Buff / Bobble hat

4. Chip timing

5. WOW swim cap

6. Waterproof route map

7. WOW finisher certificate and embroidered swim badge

8. Free WOW event photos

9. Paddler embroidered badge, and goodies!

10. Hot food for both swimmer and paddler at Brathay Hall

To take part, you will can provide your own support canoeist. They will be required to complete an online assessment. More details will follow in the New Year. Alternatively T2 are able to source paddlers to enable you to complete this challenge.

We understand at time of entry you may not have confirmed a paddler. In this case you will still be able to enter.  You are able to make changes to the named paddler through the system up until August 1st 2019.

  • Official
  • Outdoor Swimmer
  • National Trust
  • James Kirby