Epic Swim - Open Water Swimming

Saturday 16 January 2021 - Sunday 17 January 2021

Event Brief

The Open Water Swimming Challenge is being held within Swimming NZ's annual Epic Swim Event on the 16th & 17th of January. Epic Swim is a recreational open water swimming event on the idyllic setting of Lake Taupo, and also includes the New Zealand Open Water Championships.

You can swim for a national open and tertiary title in one or more of the three Epic event distances - 2.5km, 5km and 10km.

NOTE: This event is being organised and managed by Swimming NZ. Any questions or queries should be directed to them via the event website.


  • Distances: 2.5km, 5km, and 10km
  • Dates: The 2.5km & 10km races are on Saturday 16 January, the 5km race is on Sunday 17 January
  • Cost: Ranging from $65 - $105
  • Entry: Open online now and entries accepted on the day

Ensure you enter your University details during the registration process to be included in the Tertiary Challenge!

Enter Here!

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