Cole Classic

Cole Classic

Started in 1983 with 101 swimmers with the Waikiki Roughwater Swim as an initial inspiration, the Cole Classic has grown to nearly 3,000 swimmers

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The Cole Classic is one of the World’s Top 100 Open Water Swims and is one of the largest ocean swims and charity swims in Australia. There are three separate races: 1 km and 2 km races, which both start at Shelly Beach and finish at Manly Beach, and the Cole Classic Dee Why to Manly which is approximately 9 km. The race was founded by Graham Cole in 1983.

Name of Race

Cole Classic

Event Nickname

Cole Classic

Event Month

February

Region

Oceania

Body of Water

Manly Beach, Indian Ocean, Australia

Distances Offered

1-2k
9-10k

Temperature

Moderate

Experience

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Water Type

Ocean

Swim Type

Race

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