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Swimfest 2012 series launches with new 10km race

SwimfesT have added an Olympic distance 10km open-water swim to their 2012 calendar

SwimfesT, the open-water swim series based at Alexandra Lake in Essex has added an Olympic-distance 10km race to its schedule for 2012.

Dates for the 2012 series have been confirmed as 27 May, 15 July and 16 September, and the 10km race will be added to the current 750m, 1.5km, 3.8km and 5km distances on offer.

Lakeside offers first-class facilities for open water swimming. A great atmosphere, accurate course, huge marker buoys, electronic chip timing of each lap and professional commentating are just some of the reasons why SwimfesT offers a high quality option to those who want to compete in open-water swimming.

For more information, visit www.swimfortri.com

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Matt is a regular contributor to 220 Triathlon, having joined the magazine in 2008. He’s raced everything from super-sprint to Ironman, duathlons and off-road triathlons, and can regularly be seen on the roads and trails around Bristol. Matt is the author of Triathlon! from Aurum Press and is now the editor of Cycling Plus magazine.