Dubrovnik Open water swimming marathon 2022.

Dear guests, tourists, open water swimmers, triathletes, recreational swimmers from all over the world,

thank you for your interest in Dubrovnik Open water swimming marathon 2022. This event will take place at Danče beach (https://goo.gl/maps/Vk5mNzWK8KxfAw9x9 ) in the morning of August 27th 2022.

Start time is at 09 AM sharp, while the registrations on the beach start at 07:40 AM – 08:40 AM.

We have 2 swimming marathon lenghts offered, with a joint (all together) start procedure:

  • 1700m (1 swim around the triangle shaped racing course, start from Danče beach, turn around buoy no. 1 beneath Boninovo, turn around buoy no. 2 below Rixos Premium hotel,and then finish at Danče beach)
  • 5000m (3 times around the triangle shaped racing course explained above).

If you are interested to join, it is obligatory to sign up at https://www.dance.hr/web-prijave after your read (kindly use Google translate) all the Race rules available at https://www.dance.hr/dancarsko-ljeto/maraton/prijave-i-propozicije-za-14-dancarski-maraton.html Kindly start reading from the chapter called: 14. dančarski plivački maraton  (1700m i 5000m)

Feel free to contact us by email ( owsdancedubrovnik@gmail.com ) if you need any help with the registration process.

It will be impossible to sign up for the race in the morning on the spot, you need to do it prior – online using the online sign up form mentioned above.

The briefing for the swimmers will be held at Danče beach’s terrace at 08:45. Chief umpire will explain the race course, rules etc. The briefing is held in Croatian, but if you are there, feel free to ask for English translation, and we will gladly provide it to you.

You are of course swimming at your own responsibility, and you would be signing a form at the registration desk, waiving the organizer of all of the responsibilities for your health and possessions during the entire morning at the race venue, both in the sea and outside on the beach.

The cost is 50 kuna per person, payable via bank transfer, the information on how to pay are explained in the Race rules at the link above. Feel free to contact us by email if you need any help.

Organizer is providing volunteer boats to escort the swimmers throughout the race – that will ensure the safety for the swimmers. We have medical team and volunteer lifeguards on every vessel that is securing the race course.

Medals are being offered for the races:  gold, silver, bronze, for the first three positions.

Age categories M/F for the race 1700m:

– 0 – 16

– 17 – 35

–  36 – 46

– 47 +

and the absolute category M/F.

For the race 5000m only the absolute category winners M/F will receive medals.

Time limit is 30 minutes behind the winner of the 1700m race, and 60 minutes after the winner of 5000m race. After this deadline, you are obliged by Race rules to get out of the sea to a volunteer’s boat, for your own safety, as the race has ended.

At the end of the race, fruit and juice/soda are provided to each swimmer.

Feel free to contact us by email ( owsdancedubrovnik@gmail.com ) if you need any help with anything in regards to our race.

Enjoy open water swimming marathon in Dubrovnik!