MARNATON eDreams Cadaqués

The MARNATON classic returns on 16 September 2023.
An unbeatable challenge with distances suitable for all levels: 6.5 km, 4.5 km, 2.5 km and Kids.

6,5 km Cap de Creus to Cadaqués

Swim from Cala Jugadora, in the heart of Cap de Creus, to the unique village of Cadaqués.

Swim from Port Lligat, with Dalí’s house as a witness, to the Platja Gran in Cadaqués.

2,5 km from Caials to Cadaqués

For lovers of short distances, this is an idyllic route, from Caials beach to Cadaqués beach.

Kids in Cadaqués

50m, 100m, 200m and 400m distances for younger swimmers.

Regulation

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Registration list

Log in, select race and distance and find yourself in the list of registered participants

Plan B

Here you will find all the details of Plan B in case it becomes necessary

Rankings

Find out where you are in the ranking of the event

Photos

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Video

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Agenda

Friday, September 15

17:00-20:00

Delivery of swimmer’s bag

Passeig de Cadaqués

19:00

Briefing

Passeig de Cadaqués

Saturday, September 16

From 8:30h

Boat transfers 6,5 km

Delante del Casino

9:30 y 9:45

Departures 6,5 km

Cala Jugadora

10:00

Transfer by foot 4,5km

Cala Jugadora

11:00

Departure 4,5km

Port Lligat

11:30

Transfer by foot 2,5km

Passeig Cadaqués

12:30, 12:45 y 13:00

Departures 2,5km

Caials

12:45

KIDS

Port D’Alguer

From 14:00

Award ceremony

Passeig Cadaqués

Equipment

It is mandatory to wear the official cap that you will receive in your swimmer’s bag.

The organisers will provide you with a bracelet with your number which you must wear on your wrist.

Optional. Although if you decide to swim without wetsuit you must state this when you register and prove that you are able to do so. The sea temperature in Barcelona at this time of year is between 16ºC and 18ºC.

 It is compulsory to wear the chip on the ankle with a chip holder.

MARNATON eDreams Cadaqués 6,5km

Technical details

Transfers

 1st Departure2nd Departure
Transfer by SEA, at 8:30 a.m. you board the boats indicated for your departure. Maximum punctualityTransfer by SEA, at 8:45 a.m. you board the boats indicated for your departure. Maximum punctuality

Cloakroom 7:50h on the Passeig, next to the arrival, before boarding. There will be no collection of objects left on the boats.

Only swimmers swimming without wetsuit will be allowed to take their bag on board the boat.

Cloakroom 8:10h on the Passeig, next to the arrival, before boarding. There will be no collection of objects left on the boats.

Only swimmers swimming without wetsuit will be allowed to take their bag on board the boat.

Chip control 8:30h Just before boarding. Important: swimmers who come by their own means to the start must also pass the chip control at the Casino beach.Chip control 8:45h Just before boarding. Important: swimmers who come by their own means to the start must also pass the chip control at the Casino beach.
Departure at 9:30h from Cala JugadoraDeparture at 9:45h from Cala Jugadora

IMPORTANT:

1. Swimmers who come by their own means must respect the times indicated for their departure.

2. The participant who does not pass the chip control will not appear in the classifications.

3. No changes will be admitted at the start.

4. The organisers reserve the right to change the transfer system to ensure the smooth running of the race.

5. Vaseline and sun cream will be available.

6. Water will be available before boarding for swimmers.

Departure

In order to have a start with more distance between swimmers, there will be 2 starts with different coloured caps to differentiate them:

1st Departure: 9:30h 

2nd Departure: 9:45h 

We remind you that in Cala Jugadora there will be no chip control or cloakroom.

It is absolutely forbidden to climb on the rocks. Swimmers who do so will be disqualified. This measure serves to minimise the impact on the natural park.

The swimmers disembark by jumping 2 metres from the boat. The jump must be made standing up. At the moment of the jump, the swimmers must swim immediately towards the starting line to leave space for the other swimmers.

MARNATON eDreams Cadaqués 4,5km

Technical details

Transfers

TransferCloakroomChip control
At 10:00h two guides will leave the Passeig on foot to accompany the swimmers to Portlligat. An inland route with some stairs. 30 minutes on foot, so good footwear is recommended, not flip-flops.In a van, next to the exit.The chip control will take place on the beach of Portlligat. At the start of the crossing, each participant’s time will be activated when they step on the timing carpet.

IMPORTANT:

1. The participant who does not pass the chip control will not appear in the classifications.

2. Toilets, water, sun cream and Vaseline will be available at the start.

Departure

Due to the large number of swimmers and in order to have a cleaner start, the start will be rolling start from the beach:

Start: 11:00h.

We remind you that it is compulsory to pass the chip control before taking the start.

There will be chemical toilets at the start.

MARNATON eDreams Cadaqués 2,5km

Technical details

Traslados

Transfers CloakroomChip control
At 11:30 am, two guides will leave the Passeig to accompany the swimmers to Caials. A beautiful route where you will be able to observe the course and see the swimmers of other distances who are starting to arrive. It is a 30-minute walk, so good footwear is recommended, not flip-flops.In a van, next to the exit, before going down to the jetty.At the pier.

IMPORTANT:

1. The participant who does not pass the chip control will not appear in the classifications.

2. The time of each participant starts to count with the starting horn and ends when he/she steps on the carpet at the finish.

3. There will be water and toilets at the start.

Departure

Due to the large number of swimmers and in order to have a cleaner start, there will be 3 starts according to cap colour:

1st Start: 12:30h

2nd Start: 12:45h

3rd Start: 13:00h

We remind you that it is essential to go through the chip control.

The entry into the water at the jetty will be done individually. The water is shallow so you must enter seated or jumping in standing up. Never headfirst.

There will be chemical toilets at the start area.

MARNATON KIDS Cadaqués

Technical details

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