The Great Fjord Swim, 2021
Open water swimming event in the deep green waters of majestic Killary Fjord, Connemara.
3.9km (Full Ironman-distance) route
For experienced swimmers who want to go that bit further. Wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers welcome.
2km route – Abandon ship and swim home. Wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers welcome.
750m route – Swim from Mayo to Galway! Wetsuit only.
OPEN WATER SWIMMING EVENT BENEATH THE SHADOW OF CONNAUGHT’S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN, IN THE WATERS OF KILLARY FJORD
SAFETY ALL THE WAY
Expert kayakers and safety boats with you all the way.
Tow-floats must be worn by all competitors – No competitor will be allowed in the water without a tow-float so ensure you order one at registration or bring your own. No exceptions will be made.
PART OF THE GLOBAL SWIM SERIES
**ALL DISTANCES SOLD OUT FOR 2021**
No further spaces for the 2021 event will become available and unfortunately we are unable to operate a waiting list so please don’t email us a request in relation to this. We will open up registration for the 2022 Gaelforce Great Fjord Swim in November.
Fantastic Spectators points are dotted along the fjord where races start between 08.30 and 14.30.
Please park sensibly and respect other road users.