The IJsselmeer swimmingmarathon from Stavoren to Medemblik is one of the most beautiful and heaviest open water swimming competition in the world.
Next to the distance of 22 kilometers the circumstances are an important part: cold fresh water, wind, waves.
The competitors need to have a FINA related license.
To participate in the swimming marathon the competitor must have results in at least a 10 kilometers competition within 2 hours and 30 minutes in open water for men or 2 hours and 35 minutes for women. Or a similar result in a competition over 10 kilometers.
Entryfee for participation in the IJsselmeer swimmingmarathon is € 120,-. The payment can be paid on: zwemmarathon, NL20INGB0007946482.
For each coach a boat will be available. The coach must be able to swim and to apply first aid
Coaching and feeding according to the FINA rules are allowed.