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Go Swim Loch Lomond 2022

03 Sep 2022

This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Go Swim Loch Lomond 3 September 2022

Join us for an Open Water Swimming or Aquathlon experience you'll never forget! We aim to provide swimmers with exhilarating, challenging, enjoyable, safe and professionally organised events, whatever their age or ability. We want as many people as possible to come and enjoy the incredible experience of open water swimming. So, whether it's your first time, or you're looking for your next adventure, get out of the pool and take the plunge with Go Swim!

World famous Loch Lomond is our venue - a truly spectacular location in the shadow of the mighty Ben Lomond. The loch has a proud history of swimming events and we will be using the familiar entrance and exit points and course associated with the main slipway at Balloch. 

Indicative Weekend Swim Schedule:

Event  Start Time
10,000 metre 08:00
5,000 metre 08:00
Aquathlons 09:00
3000 metre Wave 1 09:45
3000 metre Wave 2 10:15
1500 metre Wave 1 10:45
1500 metre Wave 2 11:15
750 metre 12:15
250 metre 13:00

Weekend Swim Programme:

250m Open Water Swim Open to those aged 8+ (under 12's must be accompanied by an adult 1:1)

750m Open Water Swim Open to those aged 12+

1500m Open Water Swim Open to those aged 16+

3000m Open Water Swim Open to those aged 18+ (Best Suited to Experienced Swimmers)

5000m Open Water Swim Open to those aged 18+ (Best Suited to Experienced Swimmers)

10000m (yes, really!) Open Water Swim Open to those aged 18+ (Best Suited to Experienced Swimmers)

Weekend Aquathlon Programme:

750m Swim | 5K Run Aquathlon Open to those aged 15+ 

250m Swim | 2K Run Aquathlon Open to those aged 11 - 14

What's Included:

We want your experience of Go Swim to be 'premier', and  you will get a great package from us to make sure you have a great day and fantastic experience;

- Professional, experienced organisers

- Full water safety cover to governing body standards (kayaks, motor boats etc.)

- Full land safety and 1st Aid team

- Support of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

- Event Chip Timing

- Finishers' Medal

- Finishers' T-Shirt

- Event Swim Cap

- Announcer and PA System

- Professional Security and Stewarding

- Bag Drop Tent

- Changing Tent Facilities

- Car Parking

- And Much More!.

If you're looking to try your first open water swim and haven't invested in a wetsuit yet @LomoWatersports our event delivery partner have a selection of wetsuits. Please email with your requirements or check out


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·         ​Our monthly magazine delivered to your door

·         Postage and recyclable packaging included

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·         Annual Outdoor Swimmer supporter vintage fabric swim badges

·         Outdoor Swimmer weekly newsletter with swimming tips and news

·         Access to download Outdoor Swimmer digital back issues

·         Exclusive offers from our favourite swimming brands and events


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Our charity partner for the event is SAMH.  SAMH currently operates over 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services, among others. Your fundraising will help people get the support they need when they need it, and a better experience when they get there.   

If you'd like to fundraise for SAMH, their fundraising team will advise you on ways to start your fundraising. You will have access to a number of materials to help you on your journey. To find out more information on how we can support you with your fundraising, contact or let us know you are taking part in the event by filling out your details on the form here.


Please see the event website - for race details. Full athlete guide will be posted on the website 10-14 days before the race, and emailed to entrants at this time.

Wetsuit use is optional for water temperatures of 18⁰C or above. Water temperature of the loch in September is usually between 1 and 16°. Swimmers choosing not to wear a wetsuit MUST use an approved high visibility tow float. This only applies to swimmers aged over 16 years old. Swimmers aged under 16 will be required to wear a wetsuit.

Water temperature of 20° and above: no wetsuit.

Water temperature between 18° and 19.9° swimmer can choose to wear a wetsuit or not.

Water temperature between 14° and 17.9° wetsuits are compulsory.

Wetsuits are compulsory for all Juniors aged between 8 and 12 years


Please see for details of the full Terms & Conditions associated with event entry, including refund, cancellation and withdrawal policies.

Entries are not transferable. Photographic ID may be requested at race registration.

Entrants wishing to withdraw must inform the organiser by email. Entry fees will be refunded or transferred as follows; up to (1 month prior to race date) 75% refund (less any Entry Central or SI fees), up to (2 weeks prior to race date) 50% refund (less any Entry Central or SI fees). After (2 weeks prior to race date) - no refund.

If the event is cancelled due to circumstances out of the organisers control then no refunds will be offered, and the organiser will accept no further liability whatsoever arising from such a cancellation. This includes situations such as adverse weather/water conditions or major incidents. In this circumstance, the organisers will make every reasonable attempt to reschedule the event, in which scenario, original entrants will have their entry automatically transferred to the rescheduled event.

If the event is cancelled due to circumstances within the organisers control then entrants will be offered a 50% refund. Entrants must apply in writing (via email) to claim their refund. No refunds will be granted after one month has passed from the event date.

No refunds will be granted after one month has passed from the event date.

Changes to entry details, may be possible with the permission of the organiser. There will be a small admin fee for this service, payable in advance. Please see the full Terms & Conditions for details.

Use of Data: By entering this event I agree that the data supplied by me can be used for the purposes of safely organising and managing the event, essential communications with me pre- and post-race, and for electronic event timing. This data will be held securely, and for a maximum of 1 year. Email data may be used indefinitely for the purposes of sending occasional e-newsletters by Still Going Strong only. The full Still Going Strong data use policy can be found HERE.


17 Jan 2022£55.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£60.00
17 Jan 2022£45.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£50.00
17 Jan 2022£35.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£40.00
17 Jan 2022£35.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£40.00
17 Jan 2022£33.00£35.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£38.00£40.00

*Discounted for members of Triathlon Scotland

17 Jan 2022£30.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£35.00
17 Jan 2022£30.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£35.00
17 Jan 2022£25.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£30.00
17 Jan 2022£20.00£22.00
30 Aug 2022 23:59£25.00£27.00

*Discounted for members of Triathlon Scotland

30 Aug 2022 23:59£15.00
To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 03 Sep 2022

Closing Date: 30 Aug 2022 23:59

Status: Closed

Go Swim Loch Lomond - 10,000m??/100
Go Swim Loch Lomond - 5000m??/175
Go Swim Loch Lomond - 3000m | Wave 1 (09:45)??/175
Go Swim Loch Lomond - 3000m | Wave 2 (10:15)??/100
Go Swim Loch Lomond - Aquathlon (Adult)??/150
Go Swim Loch Lomond - 1500m | Wave 1 (10:45)??/125
Go Swim Loch Lomond - 1500m | Wave 2 (11:15)??/100
Go Swim Loch Lomond - 750m??/175
Go Swim Loch Lomond - Aquathlon (Junior)??/50
Go Swim Loch Lomond - 250m??/50


Richard Pearson



Pier Rd, Balloch, Alexandria G83 8QX