ESSENTIAL RACE INFORMATION
RACE PACK COLLECTION
Race pack collection will take place on the morning of the event at Emirates Palace. All participants must arrive 90 mins before their race start to collect their race pack with timing chip and swim cap. Please arrive knowing your race number which will be sent to you prior to event day. A valid ID must be shown upon collection.
SWIM COURSE ROUTES
To view the race routes click here.
Click here for more information about the Relay formats.
The event will take place at the Emirates Palace Bay, West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi. Please enter through the main gate of Emirates Palace and follow the directional signage to the car park. For a more detailed map click here
HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION
If you have a known medical condition, we kindly ask that you notify us in advance so that our medial team can be prepared.Click to view the full health and safety information
For any first time open water swimmers, we have some advice to help – Click to view advice for first time open water swimmers
The Event Village will be packed with various activities for all the family to enjoy, plus a variety of healthy food outlets to keep you fuelled throughout the day.
With the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup taking place in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival by Daman’s ActiveLife in the afternoon of 11th March, participants and spectators of the Swimming Festival have the opportunity to watch the inspirational professional athletes take on the tough marathon distance whilst relaxing on Emirates Palace Beach.