The swim has now been confirmed to start from Coral Beach (Royal Palms) and to finish at the Ritz-Carlton. Check-in opens at 12:00 and closes at 1:45. The Swimmer briefing is at 2:10 and the actual race starts at 2:30pm. The Closing Ceremony will be at the Westin Grand Cayman.
The Annual Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch will be held Saturday 19th June 2021.
The race starts at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. Check in 12pm-1.45pm. The Swimmer Briefing is at 2:10pm and the Race starts 2:30pm sharp.
* Note: Depending on ocean currents, the start/finish locations may be reversed.
Flowers International 3K and 10K Swims - Monday 21st June 2021.
Race Check in - 5:30am arm marking and rules. Male 3k & 10k starts at 7am, and female 3K & 10k starts at 7:05am. Location TBA.
See Flowers Sea Swim website for up to date information.
Every year 1,000 swimmers enter Cayman’s crystal clear blue flat waters along Seven Mile Beach and compete in the Flowers One Mile Sea Swim along stunning Seven Mile Beach. The Sea Swim is one of Cayman's biggest sporting events and is also known as the world’s richest race, with participants being eligible to win $100,000 in prizes. Even better, it’s also a fantastic fundraising event as all entry fees are donated to NCVO Children's Services.
Competitors range from 8 to 80 years and are of varying abilities. Olympic swimmers and local brothers Shaune and Brett Fraser compete every year bringing some star quality to the event and provide inspiration to young Cayman swimmers. The rest of the field is made of up of local and visiting swimmers ranging from the pretty speedy to breast strokers; all aiming to cross the line and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes! US$10,000 is given to anyone who breaks the world record of the fastest swum ocean mile.
For those who aren’t confident in the water there is a Walk & Watch option whereby you walk the one mile on the beach, alongside the swimmers. This is a great way to share in the excitement, contribute to a worthy cause and still be eligible to win fantastic prizes!
On Monday 21st June endurance athletes will battle it out over 3k and 10k swims.
Trophies will be awarded to male and female 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall winners and age group certificates for all age groups winners.
The overall male and female winners for the 3k and 10k will receive a free round trip ticket from North America to the Flowers Sea Swim, along with one week hotel accommodation and rental car. Each finisher completing within the cut off times will receive a medal and goodie bag.
While the top athletes will be competing for the top awards, everyone else is hoping to win over $100,000 in cash and random prize. The odds of winning are 1-in-7 and prizes include tablets, hotel stays, restaurant vouchers, airline tickets and more. All finishers receive a fantastic t-shirt and goody bag full of great surprises
All registration proceeds are donated to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cayman Islands
The Flowers Mile and Walk & Watch
Saturday, June 19th, 2021
The Flowers Mile CI$50 or US$60
Walk & Watch CI$20 or US$25
Spaces are limited for the Flowers One Mile Sea Swim so get registered now! Entry is limited to 1,000.
3k & 10k Swims
Monday June 21st, 2021
The Flowers International 3k and 10k races: CI$64 or US$80 respectively.
Spaces are limited for the 3k and 10k swims so get registered now! Entry is limited to only 150 swimmers for the 3k and 50 swimmers for the 10k. Registration will close as soon as the limit is reached or on race day, whichever is sooner. Race day registration will be CI$150 for both races.
For further information and to register visit the Flowers Sea Swim website.