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What’s a Challenge?
There are three routes for participants of different levels. Any swimmer can take part in the short
distance (1 km), the medium (3 km) and the long distance races (5 km) are for experienced swimmers and
pro. To finish 1km route you will need to cross the river in the narrowest point.
3 km and 5 km distances run along the flow of the river. All distances have one finish gate on the embankment near the monument “Boat-hero" in the city centre.
Success story 2016
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That was pretty interesting experience! Everybody done great job — the organisers, the volunteers and the staff! They all were well prepared. Thank you for nice pictures and original medals. I spent good time in Nizhny Novgorod and want to come back next year.
I’ve crossed the Volga river and it was really cool. Everything was arranged and I felt myself safe during the event. Thanks to the organizers.
I dreamed for a long time to cross some river. It was awesome to cross a river. I am happy now! Thanks to the organizers!
Thanks to orginizers for the perfect event and good service!
I felt really nice when I swam from one river to another (Volga and Oka). These rivers are so different. The river flow was pretty hard at the end, but I did it. I want to swim 5K next year.
|8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.||Issuance of start packages||Registration Tents|
|2 p.m.||Briefing. Attendance is mandatory for all participants!
Swimmers in 1 km should be dressed and ready to start.
Swimmers at 3 and 5 km should be dressed in swimsuits (under the outerwear). Don’t forget wetsuits and everything else for the start.
|2:45 p.m.||Transfer to start for swimmers of all distances.
1 km - the ship.
3 and 5 km - buses.
|1 km - wharf
3 km - parking
5 km - "bus stop" next to the Chkalov stairs
|4 p.m.||Start of the distance 1 km||Beach of Mochalny Island|
|4:30 p.m.||Start of the distance 5 km||Meshchersky Beach|
|5 p.m.||Start of the distance 3 km||Secret Beach|
|7 p.m.||Awarding||Main Stage|
|7:30 p.m.||Embankment Party||Main Stage|
Inspirer of the project
The organizer of sports and business events, marathoner, swimming coach, father of two children
+7 910 389 27 66