When: Sunday August 30th
Where: Eseabat, European Turkey to Canakkale, Asian Turkey.
How Far: 5kms
Water Temperature: Warm
Status of Swim: Iconic to Mythical
How to get there:
We fly into Istanbul with Turkish Airlines on the Thursday prior. We will head down to Canakkale on Friday. Returning to Istanbul on Monday and flying home on Tues. Get to Istanbul yourself and we'll get a coach down and back as a group.
What do I need to do:
Register with the 40 Foot Walruses Swimming Club (if you havent done this you need to do it asap - email email@example.com)
Book your flights as detailed above.
Follow the Training Schedule
Complete the Milestone swim (4kms on May 4th)
Come to Turkey and swim transcontinental from Europe to Asia.
How much does it cost(last time we checked):
Club membership: €50
Where can I find the training schedule:
Why here it is!
|Hellespont Training Schedule (KMS) |
|Day 1||Day 2||Long Swim|
|Pool||Pool Then Sea||Pool Then Sea|
|May 4th||2||2||4||May 9th Milestone|
|June 1st||2||1||1||Transfer to the Sea|
Who's doing it:
Can I Raise money for Charity:
Yes you can! Last year we raised a whopping €10k for Sports & Music Equipment for local primary schools with tight budgets and Wells for Zoe.
This year we will be fundraising for 3 different local schools and Medicine Sans Fronteires.
2 Great Causes. We will give out fundraising forms at the end of May.
Any other q's please mail firstname.lastname@example.org