COLD HALF & COLD PLUNGE

is a 15km winter marathon charity swim race on Hong Kong Island from Stanley Main Beach to Deep Water Bay Beach.  This is a SOLO or 2-person relay race, in Naturally Ocean(non-wetsuit) and Wetsuited & Buoyant categories.  This race is for advanced swimmers with confidence and dare only.  Limit to max. 30 SOLOs. 

For those who love swimming in the chill but can't quite tackle the Cold Half, sign up for the 1.5km sprint race happening concurrently in Deep Water Bay - Cold Plunge.  Wetsuits welcome.  Age group prizes. 

This is the only annual winter swimming event of its kind in Asia since 2013. The race is organised by AVRA and supports Ocean Recovery Alliance, a Hong Kong based ocean conservation and education charity. 

2021 race date will be announced shortly.  Registration will open in October 2020.  Email: shu@avra.cc to be put on the race announcement mailing list.