This year the annual big swim across Balaton will be organized on this Saturday 29 June. in 2018, more than 7,300 people participated, swimming the 5.2 kilometre distance between Révfülöp in the north and Balatonboglár on the southern shore of the lake.
More from the organiser: Participants start swimming by 12 noon, and need to arrive at the finish line before 4pm at the latest.
During the cross swim there will be different time limits after certain distances. Competitors have to get to the checkpoints at each kilometer until the given time. A competitor who exceeds the time limit has to get up onto the boat, and can only get off at the finish in Balatonboglár.
Date and time:
June 29, 2019
Reserve days: June 30; July 6; 7; 13; 14; 20; 21.
The final date of the event will be announced 2 days before the race, after the approval of the authority.
from HUF 8,500
Start: Révfülöp, on the football field next to the harbor
The exact location of the start: Révfülöp, Halász u. 7. (football field)
Révfülöp is on the north shore of Lake Balaton, along route no. 71.
Finish: Balatonboglár, Platán Strand (plage)
All information and registration HERE.