Africa's oldest open water swimming event
Established in 1924 at Redhouse, the 2016 River Mile celebrates its 92nd anniversary in Festival style.
Click here for your 2016 Results
2017 Entries open 1st November
FESTIVAL OF ACTIVITY FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
The 92nd River Mile takes place at Cannonville slipway (Sundays River) on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th Feb.
Festival entry fee is just R20 (kids 10u free). Participants wearing their relevant race wrist bands get free entry.
Something for the whole family with entertainment, vendors, food stalls, crafters, exhibitors, displays, Rotary Kids Zone and Castle Lite Beer Garden.
Plenty parking with attendants on site in this tranquil village just 30km outside Port Elizabeth. See Festival Program for further information.
VENDORS, STALL & EXHIBITORS
All vendors are required to apply for sites by completing the Vendor Application Form.
WIMPY ROTARY KIDZONE
The Rotary Club of PE Sunrise host the Wimpy kids zone with entry at just R30 for the day and under the supervision of the Rotarians. Tickets available on the day only with all proceeds going to Rotary.
EVENT INFORMATION AND FEES
For more specific information on the events and the entry fees see our Event Info Page.
2016 T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE
Limited River Mile t-shirts are available for purchase at the cost price of just R70 - see Merchandising section.
PLEASE NO PETS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED INTO THE FESTIVAL AREA