We are just a few days away from Bled Swimming Challenge 2019 that is why we prepared an info pack for all the competitors.

The location and the start

You have to come to the Olympic Rowing Centre Bled which is in the bay of Mala Zaka (the address: Župančičeva cesta 9, 4260 Bled). For the exact location you can use Google Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/u9VcXUq4Q6XQKF1c6

Course & location

We advise you to start your journey early, due to possible congestion and heavy traffic around Bled.

When does the start take place?

SWIMMING AT 5000 M

8.30 - Registration 5000 m, picking up the registration packets and numbers.

New competitors can also register on the day of the event.

In Mala Zaka in the Rowing Centre (in front of the hangars). Registrations end at 9.30.

9.35 - Briefing

10.00 - Start Men 5000 m

10.05 - Start Women 5000 m

SWIMMING AT 1250 M

11.15  - Registration 1250 m, picking up the registration packets and numbers.

New competitors can also register on the day of the event.

In Mala Zaka in the Rowing Centre (in front of the hangars). Registrations end at 12.15.

12.20 - Briefing

12.45 - Start Men 1250 m

12.50 - Start Women 1250 m

Where can I leave my car?

There aren’t any reserved parking lots for the competitors. You can leave your car in the following car parks:

  • Next to the railway (Kolodvorska cesta 50, 4260 Bled). The parking lots there are for free.

  • Next to the Rowing Centre in Mala Zaka (Župančičeva vesta 9, 4260 Bled). The parking lots there are payable (€2,5/h).

  • Under the Castle (View Map). The parking lot is free of charge.

  • Next to the ice-hockey hall (Ljubljanska cesta 5, 4260). Payable (€2,5/h).

  • Next to Seliška cesta (after the roundabout on Ljubljanska cesta). Payable (€2,5/h).

Maybe you can help yourself with a shuttle bus. The timetable can be found at: http://www.bled.si/en/what-to-do/shuttle-bus

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Timing is going to be electronic. It is going to be carried out by PZS timing.

Swimming in neoprene and high-tech swimwear isn’t allowed.

All the swimmers who registered on our website receive a T-shirt, a swimming cap, lunch and a gift voucher for a Bled cream cake. The swimmers who are going to register at the event aren’t going to get the T-shirt and the swimming cap.

You can also register for the race at the event. The registration fee is €35 for the Grand Bled Swimming Challenge (5000 m) and €25 for the Small Bled Swimming Challenge (1250 m).

The best three competitors in each category receive medals and practical awards.

The organizer has all the right to change the propositions.

The Bled Swimming Challenge Team are going to wear yellow T-shirts at the event. So, if you need any additional help or information at the event, ask one of them.