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Information in English

Welcome to Torekov swimrun 

For a review of the race in english read Tim Walthers article in The world of swimrun 

An swimrun competition along the Bjäre peninulare coast. 23 km in total,  and 18,4 km running and 4,6 km swimming.
ent swimming and running distances. Swimming takes place in open water, and the run mostly goes through the nature reserve of the Bjäre coast but also along the sandy beaches of Båstad, through the garden of Norrviken and the fishing village Torekov. Torekov swimrun has its starting point at Hotel Rivierastrand, in Båstad and the goal is at the "Morgonbryggan" in Torekov. The race is carried out in two-man teams that can consist of women, men or mixed couples.

The bus picks you up at 10:00am at Hamnplan in Torekov, for departure to Båstad, start at 11.00 am Hotell Riviera strand,
Finish at Torekov, Morgonbryggan.

Distance: A total of about 23 km. divided into 18 sections. Where approx. 18.3 km is running and about 4,7 km. is swimming

Number of participants: Only 150 teams!

For viewers:
The best place for the spectator is the Port of Båstad, where the participants pass about 11.10.
Kattvik harbor; 12-12.30.
Hovs hallar; 13-13.30.
Finish line at Morgon bryggan in Torekov, where the first is expected to finish in approx. kl. 14.00.

Before start;
You pick up your participant envenlope at the Tourist office in Torekov from friday morning. 

Your starting certificate will be your bathing cap (sponsored by olanderswim.se) and number vest.
 
In the participant envelope there is also a timing chip, which is attached with the supplied neoprene band on the ankle, the same person who carries the chip will also wear the number vest. The envelope also has stickers for your bags.


The envelope must be collected at least 15 minutes before departure by bus to Båstad!
The bus leaves Torekov port plan at 10 am!
Start at Hotel Riviera strand at 11:00!
The bathing cap and number vest will be your starting certificate and must be worn throughout the race (bathing cap does not have to be worn on the head on land).

Cap, number-west and time-chip is collected at the finishing line!
 
On Saturday morning you can pick up your participant envelope from 08.00.
 
We want to encourage sportsmanship, joy, happiness and fair play both on and off the track


 


 
 

Tag for the bag
You get a tags for your bags.
You will find this tag in your participant envelope. Attach it to your bags! You leave the bags by the white lorry that will be parked at the start in Båstad. You will find your bag by the white lorry, which is parked at the harbor plane when you have reached the finish line. Note that Torekov open water is not responsible for valuables in the bag
 
 
Timing
Timing will be done by chip and the result will be on the website. The time of the teammate passing the finish line last becomes the recorded time.
 
Finish
Finishing takes place at Morgonbryggan in Torekov. The recorded time will be when the last team member crosses the finish line.

You must have passes Hovs hallar at 14.00 in order to continue the competition! We close the finish at 16.00. Those who has not finished we help to get back to Torekov.
By the finish line  there will be some sponsored consumtion.
 
Security
The competitors in the team are responsible for each other's safety.
 
Along the course there are security personnel, at Hov's hallar there will be safty people on the water, otherwise there will be volonteers everytime you enter the water and get out of the water.
 
The bathing cap and number vest should be worn throughout the race. If you breaks the race you must immediately notify one of our officials and leave the chip and vest!
  
Information on currents, wind, water temperature and waves can be found on
www.smhi.se
 
Medics
At the port plan in Torekov there will be CPR trained officials.
  
No changing rooms
There are no changing rooms, 

Toilets
Toilets can be found at the harbor in Torekov and inside Hotel Rivierastrand.

Award ceremony
Prize for the first three in ladies, men and mixed class.
The award ceremony will be at 15.00.