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2018 Epic Swim


Sat 13 Jan 2018, 8:00am–3:00pm
Sun 14 Jan 2018, 8:00am–3:00pm

Where: Lake Taupo Yacht Club, 9 Ferry Rd, Taupo, Lake Taupo

Restrictions: All Ages


The Epic Swim is a recreational open water swimming event which is held each year on the idyllic setting of Lake Taupo, and is staged in conjunction with the New Zealand Open Water Championships and New Zealand Secondary School Championships.

There are races for all ages and ability levels. From 100m and 500m for children, 1km and 2.5km races for intermediate swimmers, to the 5km and 10km races for the more advanced.

For those who are up for more of a challenge, the Epic Epic race will test your mental and physical abilities. The Epic Epic is a race combining the 5k, 2.5km, and 10k Epic races.

The 5km and 10km NZ Championships races, the 1km, 2.5km and 5km New Zealand Secondary School Championships races, as well as the Masters 2.5km championship race are also held over the weekend.

Take the opportunity to swim alongside some of New Zealand's best open water swimmers, enjoy the idyllic setting of Lake Taupo and get yourself some excellent practice on the same course as the New Zealand Ironman.