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Swim the Distance

Swim the Distance is an indoor swimming challenge that encourages participants to swim 45.5km over a 2 month period (the distance from Gisborne to Mahia).

The challenge runs every year, from 1 August – 30 September, and encourages the community to swim the distance between Midway Beach and Mahia (45.5km).

Swim the Distance is a partnership event run by Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti and the Gisborne Olympic Pools. Proceeds from the event go to a local charity.

To register, grab a registration form from our office or the Olympic Pools, or download an entry form from below and drop it off at the Olympic Pools.

For more information, please contact:

Debbie Hutchings

Events Advisor


06 868 9943 ext. 724 | 027 258 8338
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