The Club to Pub swim, now in its fourth year, continues to grow in popularity . A summer 1.5km evening swim taking place in the heart of Henley. Starting from Henley Rowing Club, and finishing at the Historic Angel on the Bridge (dating back to 1728).
The first 400m from Henley Rowing Club will head upstream towards Marsh lock, turning at 2 large marker buoys, and hugging the Mill meadow bank all the way back down to the Angel on the Bridge.
There will be a BBQ and drinks available to purchase after the swim.
Open – Men & Women over 18 – wetsuits optional
Traditional – Men & Women over 18 (speedos or swimsuits and as this event is more informal jammers are allowed)
Masters 45-54 – Men & Women (age on the day of the race) – wetsuits optional
Masters 55 and above – Men & Women (age on the day of the race) – wetsuits optional
Sporting – A mixed category where friends (of different genders) can swim together
This event is ideal for the first-time open water swimmer. Our recommendation is that you are capable of comfortably carrying out regular continuous pool swims of 2km. Age 18+
Waves will go off at approximately 10 minute intervals, from 7pm, in the following order
Wave 1 – Open men
Wave 2 – Traditional & Masters men
Wave 3 – Open women
Wave 4 – Traditional & Masters women
Wave 5 – Sporting – A wave designed for swimming with your friends regardless of gender or age.
It is also possible to enter as a team for this event (men/women/mixed) and the winning team will be the fastest four finishing times.
How to enter your Team
When you make your Club to Pub entry, simply select the option on the registration form. Anyone can become the Captain and assign a name and password for team members (remember to send the invitations to your team members).
The swim begins at Henley Rowing Club. There will be parking availble at Wargrave Meadows opposite the club and this will be clearly sign-posted. Alternatively, please use town centre car parks where free parking is available from 3pm. Toilets, changing facilities and showers are available at Henley Rowing Club
The swim finishes at the Angel on the Bridge where all finishers will receive a bottle of Brakspear beer and a medal that doubles as a bottle opener.
WETSUITS – We have secured a wetsuit service for this event If you would like to hire a wetsuit, contact Rob at firstname.lastname@example.org with your chest size, height and weight to arrange.