The River Mile

Races available for Entry

This year we have some exciting events for the whole family. Select from the list below and please ensure that your personal profile is up to date with relevant information like your current school and swimming club.

Please note that the EFT Payment option is only available up until midnight Wednesday (of race week) whilst online registration will stay open until that Friday 5pm in order to give us enough time to process all the entries.

Late entries WILL BE ACCEPTED on race days but will be priced as follows: Mile Events at R250, 5km Fun Run at R100, and the Kids across the River races at R150. Availability of swim caps for the late entrants will be whilst stocks last only - if no swim cap available, it will be the responsibility of the entrant to supply their OWN swim cap for the event.


All those signing up for an event before the 1st January 2021 will receive ONE complimentary River Mile T-shirt.

RESTRICTED to one t-shirt per person (irrespective of the number of events being registered for) with the T-shirt sizes for complimentary allocation being S - 2XL, any requirements outside of this range will be at a cost to the participant of R10 (if wanted).

Refund Policy

When entering, you accept that all entry fees are non-refundable - you are making a non-refundable purchasing decision and must agree to this policy. You may not give or sell your number to another individual outside of the authorized transfer policy and process - if you do, this will result in disqualification and banishment from this event. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, illness, pregnancy, etc. There are NO exceptions. Once you register, unrecoverable race course services and items are paid for for you as if you will be attending the event.

We reserve the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of our control such as a natural disaster or emergency. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. We may also alter the courses and distances at any time if required due to course blockages or other restrictions or impediments. There will be no fee refunds for a postponed or canceled event. 

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2021 Race Entries open Summer 2020/2021 27 Feb 2021 08:30


Hosted in Nelson Mandela Bay this is Africa's oldest open water swimming event - established in 1924.