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Radikal ocean52

Feel the Radikal ocean52 experience! The 12th and 13th of October will take place in Llafranc and Calella of Palafrugell one of the most thrilling and funny open water swimming events: Radikal ocean52's 11th edition! We have prepared a lot of swims and activities: the Radikal Kids, the Radikal Relays (4x800), the 7.0, 3.5, 1.5 crossings and a lot of activities in the village of this event. Discover and live this amazing challenges in Costa Brava!

Registration is open!


7.0 | 3.5 | 1.5 | Radikal Party | Relays 4x800 | Kids

Calella de Palafrugell - Llafranc

Radikal ocean52 7.0

The route of the Radikal ocean52 7.0 is exceptional: it starts in Calella of Palafrugell and finishes at Llafranc, swimming through the Formigues Islands. It is a crossing especially thought for swimmers with spirit of adventure and lovers of the sea. 

You will be able to do your Formigues Islands assault with all the of security, so you can enjoy open water swimming in its pure form! A big quantity of buoys with helium globes on them mark the path of this swim, and you will be supported too by more than 50 kayacs and 30 security boats that will take care of you during this challenge. Will have prepared, besides, two provisioning points during this amazing 7km.

Radikal ocean52 3.5

The novelty of 2018's edition: The 3.5 distance! Limited to 200 participants, we will bring you to Formigues Islands by craft and you will have to swim from there to Llafranc. Yeah! The shipment will take place at 8:30am at Llafranc the start of the crossing will be at 9:45am.  

Radikal ocean52 1.5

The 1.5 swim takes place in one of the most emblematic and beautiful fishing villages in Costa Brava: it connects Calella of Palafrugell and Llafranc by the coast. Besides, your friends and family will be able to follow you during the whole distance of the swim along the way of "Camí de Ronda" that joins both villages.
In this swim you will also be followed by all the security and support measures at your service. It is an ideal swim if you are starting in open water swimming but also if you want to challenge yourself in a short distance race, fully enjoying the Costa Brava sea and its seabed.

Radikal ocean52 Super

For the authentic Radikals, you have the possibility to complete the Radikal ocean52 Super challenge: it consists on swimming the two crossings during the morning of the Saturday 12 of October. Are you in? You have this options: MarBrava 7.0 + 1.5 or 3.5 + 1.5
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Radikal Kids

The day after the races, Sunday 13th in the morning, will take place the 2nd Radikal Kids. Girls and boys of between 7 and 16 years old will swim from 50 to 800 meters in Llafranc. - Registration here

Radikal Relays

On sunday it will be also celebrated the Radikal Relays: in teams of 4 members, each swimmer will complete 800m inside the bay of Llafranc. Only available for registered swimmers at 1.5, 3.5 and 7.0 open water swims! - Registration here

Besides, we offer you in an infinity of activities during the same sunday: breakfast with chocolate and croissants, talks and technical sessions related with open water swimming and physical activity, neoprene tests and other activities thought for your friends, family and kids enjoyment.

10 editions of innovation and experience

+11k swimmers have trusted us

1400 participants in the 2018 edition




Radikal ocean52 7.0: 65€

Radikal ocean52 3.5: 65€

Radikal ocean52 1.5: 39€

Súper 7.0 + 1.5: 90€

Súper 3.5 + 1.5: 90€


Radikal ocean52 will take place on the 12th and 13th of October in Calella of Palafrugell and Llafranc (Costa Brava).

This year we will offer you a tone of activities during all weekend for everybody: kids, youngsters, adults, swimmers and no swimmers. You will be able to take part in them with friends and family, in addition to feeling the great vibe in the village of the event in Llafranc. You will also find top brands and organisations related to open water swimming and celebrate it at the Radikal Party on saturday night!

  • Possibility to take part at Radikal Relays (4x800).
  • Participation at all the activities on sunday with your friends and family.
  • Breakfast on sunday: chocolate feast and criossants.
  • Official Radikal ocean52 2019 gift - TBD!
  • Official Radikal ocean52 2019 swimming cap.
  • Finisher badge.
  • Radikal ocean52 briefing on friday at 19PM.
  • Support of the Radikal Angels Swimmers at the swims.
  • Wardrobe service.
  • Big support and security infraestructure in the sea and land.
  • Provisioning points: 3 at Radikal ocean52 7.0 (2 during the swim and at the end) and 2 at Radikal MarBrava 1.5 & 3.5 (1 during the swim and 1 at the end of it).
  • Physiotherapy service ant the finish of the challenges.
  • Accomodation discount in Palafrugell in hotels and apartments.
  • Wetsuit cleaning pool.
  • Federació Catalana de Natació insurance in all swims.



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