Join us for an Open water swimming experience you will never forget.

World famous Loch Lomond is our venue – a truly spectacular location in the shadow of the mighty Ben Lomond. We are working closely with Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, and have their full support.

The loch has a proud history of swimming events, and we will be using the familiar entrance and exit points and course associated with the main slipway at Drumkinnon Bay.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

What’s Included

We have everything in place to ensure an enjoyable day and fantastic experience.

  • Full land and water safety and First Aid team
  • Chip Timing
  • Finishers’ Medal
  • Finishers’ Memento
  • Swim Cap
  • Bag Drop Tent
  • Changing Tent Facilities
  • Car Parking

Car Parking

Car Parking will be within the grounds of the Lomond Shores Retail Village near Balloch (follow signs from the A82).

The Race HQ village will be near the Duncan Mills Memorial Slipway and Maid of the Loch berth

Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park

Visit Scotland Loch Lomond


Getting there by rail

The nearest station is Balloch: https://www.scotrail.co.uk/plan-your-journey/stations-and-facilities/bhc

From Balloch station, there is a 10 min walk to Drumkinnon Bay.

ENTER ALL 3 EVENTS FOR 10% OFF

For the ultimate Go-Swim challenge why not enter all 3 events at Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and Loch Morlich.
You can choose different distances, so why not start small and finish big!

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250m | The family-friendly option (13:00)

250 metres (the equivalent of 10 lengths of a standard 25 metre pool) of open water swimming/splashing/doggy-paddling in the beautiful waters of Loch Lomond.

Suitable for Age 8 and above, every child aged under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult (1 adult per child). In this case and adult is anyone aged 18+ years old. Wetsuits are compulsory.

£30.00

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750m | A great place to start (12:15)

A great Introduction into Open water swimming.

This is a 750m swim which is equivalent to 30 lengths of a 25m Pool. Average completion time 20 minutes.

This event is suitable for Entrants 12 years and over.

£40.00

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1500m | Get a feel for the open water (10:45 | 11:15)

This swim is suitable for swimmers of all abilities.

The distance is 1500m which is equivalent to 60 Lengths of a 25m swimming Pool.

Average completion time 40 minutes, this event is suitable for those aged 16-years and above.

£45.00

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3000m | A great open water challenge (10:15)

This 3000m distance swim is best suited to more experienced swimmers looking to go that little bit further.

Equivalent to 120 lengths of a 25m swimming pool, swimmers must be able to reach 1500m (Half way) within an hour, Cut off times will apply to those that have not reached this point.

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

£50.00

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5000m | A full-on swim adventure (08:00)

This 5000m distance swim is best suited to more experienced swimmers looking to go that little bit further.

Swimmers must be able to reach regular cut-offs (TBC, but assume approx. 1 hour per 1500m).

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

£60.00

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10000m | The BIG one! (08:00)

This 10000m marathon distance swim is really only suited to more experienced swimmers who have long swims (3K+) under their belt already.

Swimmers must be able to reach regular cut-offs (TBC, but assume approx. 1 hour per 2000m).

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

£70.00

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SKINS:
Non-wetsuit options

You must have previous experience of swimming without a wetsuit and preferably this should be at an Event. We will assume that in entering the skins option that you have been training for this event in skins and have suitable experience of skins swimming to be able to complete this event safely.

Tow Floats will be compulsory for all Skin Swimmers and you can purchase those from our friends at Lomo Here . Remember for all other competitors wetsuits are compulsory. Shortie type wetsuits are allowed if you are an experienced swimmer, but we recommend full length arms and legs due to the cold temperatures. If you are susceptible to the cold, we would also recommend neoprene hats, socks and gloves. Please see our wetsuit guidance Here for more information.

250m SKINS | (13:30)

250 metres (the equivalent of 10 lengths of a standard 25 metre pool) of open water swimming/splashing/doggy-paddling in the beautiful waters of Loch Lomond.

All SKINS events are only avaible to those aged 16 or over

£30.00

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750m SKINS | (12:30)

This is a 750m swim which is equivalent to 30 lengths of a 25m Pool. Average completion time 20 minutes.

All SKINS events are only avaible to those aged 16 or over

£40.00

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1500m SKINS | (11:30)

This swim is suitable for swimmers of all abilities.

The distance is 1500m which is equivalent to 60 Lengths of a 25m swimming Pool.

All SKINS events are only avaible to those aged 16 or over

£45.00

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

ENTER ALL 3 SKINS EVENTS FOR 10% OFF

For the ultimate Go-Swim challenge why not enter all 3 events at Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and Loch Morlich.
You can choose different distances, so why not start small and finish big!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Sponsors & Partners

Message from Lomo

We are delighted to be the official delivery partner of Go Swim Loch Lomond. It is a great privilege and honour for Lomo to be a part of growing the sport here in Scotland and we look forward to another excellent weekend in Balloch. We stock a wide range of wetsuits, drybags and swimming equipment, please visit our website for more information.

LOMO WEBSITE

Entrants 2024

The below list of entrants only includes those who have allowed us to share their entry.
If you have entered and would like to appear here, please login and edit your entry and tick to appear on website.

250m Entries

 Name Gender Age Category
Carol McCollFemaleV70
Linzi MillerFemaleSenior
Tracey HunterFemaleV50
Lucy StruthersFemaleJunior
Anne ForrestFemaleV50
Ruby WilliamsonFemaleJunior
Skye WilliamsonFemaleJunior
Jessica MackenzieFemaleJunior
Louise ZecevicFemaleV40
Sheila RamsayFemaleV60
Eilidh McGillFemaleJunior
Isobel McGillFemaleJunior
Erika FennFemaleJunior
Ruth FennFemaleV40
Rosa ZecevicFemaleJunior
Eve AldermanFemaleJunior
Michelle HughesFemaleV50
Hermione PriceFemaleJunior
Stella RedmondFemaleV50
Carolanne MacDonaldFemaleV40
Brendan ZecevicMaleV40
Patrick ZecevicMaleJunior
Sam CampbellMaleJunior
Patrick StruthersMaleJunior
James StruthersMaleJunior
 Name Gender Age Category

750m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Sheila TraynorFemaleV50
Michelle RobisonFemaleV50
Gillian MackenzieFemaleV40
Louise MackenzieFemaleJunior
Emily DoddsFemaleSenior
Joy BurtonFemaleV50
Susan ThomsonFemaleV50
Jennifer DawesFemaleV40
Luciana BrondiFemaleV50
Daisy McCormickFemaleJunior
Gillian CochraneFemaleV50
Cara McClureFemaleJunior
Rosa MellanbyFemaleJunior
Mae MellanbyFemaleJunior
Jacqui PetrieFemaleV60
Maralyn ReidFemaleV70
Sarah SimpsonFemaleV40
Sharron RiddFemaleV50
Ailidh BrownFemaleSenior
Sarah BurgessFemaleV50
Melanie GrierFemaleV50
Mary IngramFemaleV60
Heather McLarenFemaleV40
Delrie HobbsFemaleV70
Fatima AcostaFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

1500m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Jennifer HayesFemaleV40
Gail MasseyFemaleV40
Morven FraserFemaleV50
Fiona TaylorFemaleSenior
Carolanne MacDonaldFemaleV40
Lynsay GallacherFemaleSenior
Laura SandersonFemaleV40
Emma HughesFemaleSenior
Daniella LindsayFemaleSenior
Melanie SpencerFemaleV40
Phoebe TarverFemaleSenior
Gemma ReidFemaleV40
Kristina TaylorFemaleV40
Marcela TaylorFemaleV60
Wilson DianeFemaleV60
Jan BeattieFemaleV60
Wendy RobertsonFemaleV60
Charlie SimmsFemaleSenior
Lucie AinsworthFemaleV40
Gillian ChristieFemaleSenior
Charleen NugentFemaleV50
Adah EastFemaleJunior
Julie Anne WarnockFemaleV40
Helen PetrieFemaleV50
Elaine RossFemaleV60
 Name Gender Age Category

3000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Luca DuguidFemaleSenior
Lauren ChalmersFemaleSenior
Angela BichanFemaleV40
Laura WilliamsonFemaleV40
Africa Hegla GarciaFemaleSenior
Katie MoffatFemaleSenior
Jocelyn McKenzieFemaleJunior
Jacqueline StrebeFemaleV60
Ashita WaterstonFemaleV50
Kate McconvilleFemaleSenior
Amy ReedFemaleSenior
Fiona ChambersFemaleV40
Fiona MurdochFemaleV50
Elsa RichardsonFemaleSenior
Caroline MacGregorFemaleV50
Karen MurphyFemaleV50
Caroline GriffinFemaleV50
Sarah McPakeFemaleSenior
Eilidh MackayFemaleSenior
Catriona KilgourFemaleSenior
Kerrie McCrae-MortonFemaleSenior
Nikki YoungFemaleSenior
Margaret ArmittFemaleV60
Moira KennedyFemaleV60
Lauren BrownFemaleV40
 Name Gender Age Category

5000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Minne ChristensenFemaleSenior
Devon TroupFemaleSenior
Robyn GilliesFemaleSenior
Elinor OwenFemaleSenior
Victoria BullockFemaleV50
Philippa MccallumFemaleV40
Ian ChessarFemaleV50
Margaret McGillFemaleV70
Ellen KilgourFemale
Daniella HarrisonFemaleV50
Jemma GerstenbergerFemaleSenior
Jeannette JosephFemaleV60
Fiona MurphyFemaleV50
Suzanne PoolFemaleV50
Kirsty BaileyFemaleV40
Andrew PatrickFemaleV60
Pam PrenticeFemaleV40
Emma HigginsFemaleSenior
Lucy AdamsFemaleV40
Hannah DryFemaleSenior
Brian KellyFemaleV50
Frances Leahy-KellyFemaleSenior
Shelley BuckleyFemaleV40
Cynthia van der HorstFemaleV50
Amy SewellFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

10000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Andrea NorrisFemaleV50
Emma ScullyFemaleSenior
Mary HennessyFemaleV40
Gemma MorganFemaleSenior
Anna CrampinFemaleV40
Moira HarkinsFemaleV40
Sarah AlexisFemaleSenior
Kate SharmanFemaleV40
Marlies VreeswijkFemaleV40
Mark FearMaleV40
Calum RossMaleSenior
Robert Watson JoblingMaleSenior
Paul WeeksMaleV50
Josh TuckerMaleSenior
Joshua CartwrightMaleSenior
Andrew HutchinsonMaleSenior
Ed MellanbyMaleV40
Scott DavidsonMaleV50
Stuart ReillyMaleSenior
Neil MacGregorMaleV40
David SavageMaleSenior
Alex CookseyMaleSenior
Bryan MillerMaleSenior
Martin CookseyMaleSenior
Bill BlairMaleV60
 Name Gender Age Category