This coming Sunday 3 September you can enjoy, either as a participant or a spectator, the XVII Travesía a Nado de La Herradura (Swimming across the Bay of La Herradura). This is the most important swimming event taking place every year.
There are five different categories, masculine and feminine then devided into children, junior, senior, master 30, master 40 and local swimmers. The minimum participation age is eight. The event starts at 11.00 with the children’s category (from Varadero Dani to La Caleta, which is a distance of 500 metres. At 12.00 the rest of the categories will start from Peña Parda and covers 2000 metres swimming from west to east of the La Herradura Bay
Registration is 30 Euros but for local swimmers it is free. People can register via www.travesiasdipgra.com
The event will be supervised by the Sea Red Cross, Civil protection officers and municipal lifeguards.