110 width challenge

Are you up for the challenge of swimming two miles at Tooting Bec Lido in 13ᵒC water – solo or two person relay, suits or skins.

110 widths = 3,630 yards = 3.32km = 2.06 miles


Saturday 26 September 2020. Registration 12.30. Start promptly at 1.00pm.

How to enter?

Enter online below. Entry fee: solo £10, relay team £15. Open to SLSC members only.

Water temperature?

Chilly. Around 12-14 degrees Celsius.

Is there a cut-off?

100 minutes. All swimmers must be out of the water by 2.40pm.

Do I have to wear a wetsuit?

Wetsuits are not compulsory.

How many people can be in a relay?

Relay teams of two swimmers, including under 16s.

Is it a competition? Your swim will be timed, starting at 1pm, and there will be medals for solo swimmers and relay teams, in both wetsuit and skins category

Please bring plenty of warm clothes, including hat and gloves, and a flask of warm drink to warm up after your swim. If you bring a hot water bottle we will fill it with hot water for you.

Closing date 24 September.

Enter 110 width solo

Enter 110 width relay team

Covid-19 requirements

Participants must observe social distancing at all times. Please observe the one way system at Tooting Bec Lido. You will be sharing a wide lane with up to six swimmers. There will be one lap counter per lane. Showers will NOT be available. No spectators.