Event Info

Race Date

The inaugural SwimBowen will be taking place on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

Race Location

Tunstall Bay Beach on beautiful Bowen Island

Race Distances

1000m and 500m – solo and relay option

You can find the course map here.

Race Registration

Registration opens on April 7, 2018 and will close on July 18, 2018 (or when sold out!). Registration for 2018 is limited to 50 swimmers. All of the details on registration can be found here.

Thank you open water distant swimmer extraordinaire Maeve Mucahy for your help with SwimBowen!

Swim Training

A complimentary open water swim clinic will be offered to the first 8 swimmers who register for SwimBowen 2018. If you register early, we’ll be in touch!

If you train and live on Bowen Island, we encourage you to join our open water community

If you don’t own a wetsuit, but would like to use one for training or race day, you can rent them from West Point Cycles in Vancouver.

Volunteer Registration

If you would to register to help with the event, we’d love to have you join our volunteer crew! We’re looking for support in the month leading up to the event. Opportunities to get involved include race day registration, race timing, water safety, logistics and media/communications. Drop us a note and let us know what you’re excited about!