Episkopi Bay 2 Bay


2 Merc




British Forces Cyprus (BFC) hosts the Bay2Bay event and hundreds of military and civilian swimmers and have taken to the sea in Cyprus for the annual open water swim. Held in Episkopi, the annual event sees experienced and novice swimmers tackle a nautical mile around the coast.


All participants must:

  1. Be a BFC pass holder.This includes military personnel, their dependants and civilian staff on BFC sites.If you do not hold a security pass allowing access to Happy Valley then you will be refused entry and will not be able to get a refund.
  2. Be a minimum of 16 years old.
  3. Have read and understood the event rules on the application website.


The following timings apply to the event.

  1. Thu 25 Jul 19, 0900-1200 – Pre-registration for swimmers, Episkopi Station Gymnasium
  2. Fri 26 Jul 19, 0530-0645 – Registration for remaining swimmers, Lemmings Beach, Happy Valley.
  3. Fri 26 Jul 19, 0650 – Safety brief to all participants, Lemmings Beach, Happy Valley.
  4. Fri 26 Jul 19, 0700 – Race starts.
  5. Fri 26 Jul 19, not before 0815 – Prize giving.

The eligibility and rules for the event can be found at the following link:

Event Rules and Regs.

For military access please copy and paste the link into the web browser. For civilian access please contact the below email.

For more information on the Bay2Bay event please contact SSgt (SSI) Williams at craig.williams434@mod.gov.uk who will be able to assist.

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09:00 Nautical Mile | Swimming

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