EDF Aqua Challenge Toulouse

June 30th
2019
Toulouse
France
1.5km, 3km, 5km
River Swim
About

Aboutthe swim

In southern France, on the banks of the Garonne river, is the historic city, Toulouse, with the nickname, “la Ville Rose” or "The Pink City". Many of the city’s great buildings are made with a pinkish brick, giving the city-scape a look that is unlike any other city.

This historic city will be the site this incredible event. Discover the pink city like you’ve never seen it before! Throw 5 remarkable races in la Garonne River and you will have an open water swimming experience like no other, by swimming through this sensational landscape!

If you are looking for a beautiful swim and a historic trip, this race is for you. Toulouse counts two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Canal du Midi. The University of Toulouse is one of the oldest in Europe (founded in 1229) and, with more than 103,000 students. On the swim program is: 500m children's swim, 1.5k, 3k, and 5k, as well as a 3k and 5k with fins, so there is something for everyone!

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