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Join us for our 13th Merrifield Mile

1 March 2015

Results for the 2014 event can be found at: http://www.racetecresults.com/results.aspx?CId=35&RId=20038

Photo Galleries for 2014 can be found here:
http://www.pollocks.co.za/galleries-sub.php?id=33

Entry forms are available at Sportsmans Warehouse, Cycle HQ and Merrifield Prep School and College OR enter online from 1 February 2015.

You may enter and register at Merrifield School on Saturday 28 February from 09h00 - 15h00. Collect your goodie bag, swimming cap and timing chip.

The Merrifield Mile is an open water swimming event for the whole family

Merrifield Preparatory School and College is proud to be hosting the thirteenth Merrifield Mile on 1 March 2015 at Wriggleswade Dam near Stutterheim.

The Merrifield Mile forms part of the Buffalo City Tri-Challenge.

Athletes must complete all three events:

Surfers Challenge, Daily Dispatch Cycle and the Merrifield Mile.

Mini Tri Challenge for ages 9 - 14 years.

Athletes must complete all three events: 

Surfers Marathon 5km or more, Daily Dispatch Cycle Race 6km, 9km or more, MerriDash or Merrifield Mile


The swim takes place at the Wriggleswade Dam near Stutterheim. It is approximately 65 km from East London. It is an idyllic setting - a wonderful place for an outing for the whole family.

500m MerriDash (for swimmers 9 years and older): Start 11h30

Compulsory registration closes

at 11h00

Late entries close strictly at 10:30

Merrifield Mile (for swimmers 9 years and older): Start 12:30

Compulsory registration closes strictly at 11h00

Late entries close strictly at 10:30

Spur Fun Wriggle (8yrs and under): Start 14h00

Registration closes at 13h30

Late entries close strictly at 13h30

Fun Wrigglers who are not confident in the water must use a

floating device


Food and drinks will be available to purchase at the event


Merrifield Mile Craft Market


Any exhibitors interested in hosting a stall can contact Tracey Mangold on 043 748 6094 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Stall rental is R150, terms and conditions apply.


You might want to bring tents, caravans and a picnic and come and make a weekend of it.

Contact Amanda at Wriggleswade Dam to book your camp site on 083 752 4545



For more information contact:

Tracey on 043-748 6094 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  

 







 
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