Swim around the Island, 5k Open Water -

5 k OPEN WATER, aorund the island close to the hungarion boarder

For all those seeking the ultimate swim challenge


Time Schedule

Saturday 16th june 2018

Registration OW 5 km: 17.00 – 18.30

Sunday 17th june 2018 

Late registration: 8.00 – 09.00

Racebriefing: 09.10

Competition: 09.30 – 12.00

Ceremony: 12.30


Around the main island towards hungarian boarder - 1 lap


Attention: safety rules

In case of severe weather and other unforeseen circumstances the event organization reserves the right to change the  open water route to more the sheltered route of the 3,8 k race, swimming 5 laps of 1k each.  

The rules of the austrian open water cup apply concerning water temperature (no neoprene suit above 24,9 degree und mandatory neoprene suit below 18 degree).





Register by:

-  28.2.: 30 Euro 

- 14.05.: 35 Euro

- 12.06.: 40 Euro

Late-Registation: 45 Euro

There is a 15€ discount of you start in both the 5k and the 3,5 k Crossing Illmitz- Mörbisch (Saturday 9:30)


the registration fee includes

Free entry to the lakeside resort Mörbisch via Restaurant Mörbisch, Starterbag with swimming cap, finisher medal and food/drinks after the race, a voucher for lunch, and the possibility to have access to your personal food/drink at the halfway point of the race. 

Chip: the rental of the chip costs 2 Euro plus a 20 Euro deposit. The deposit can be collected after the race by returning the chip. 


Guests/Spectators can watch the race from a large sightseeing boat that will accompany the fastest group swimmers. Price for the boat ticket is 5€ and includes breakfast on the boat. The boat leaves at 09:15 from the island or the dock of the boating company Weiss (depending on the weather).

Age groups: 

16-23,    24-40,    41- 50,  51 + , overall

Neopren suits are allowed according to the safety rules. No special classes with or without neo

Awards : The top 3 finishers of each age group m/w will get trophies