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Radikal ocean52

Feel the Radikal ocean52 experience! The 9th & 10th 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 12th 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!

OPEN REGISTRATIONS ON JULY 1ST! For all those who signed up for Radikal ocean52 2020, your current registration will be valid for the next edition of the Radikal ocean52 2021, which will take place on October 9 and 10, 2021.


7.0 | 3.5 | 1.5 | Village | Relays 4x800 | Fastest | Kids

Calella de Palafrugell - Llafranc

Radikal ocean52 7.0 - Registrations

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 - Registrations

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 9am at Llafranc the start of the crossing will be at 9:45am.  

Radikal ocean52 1.5 - Registrations

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 Kids

The day after the races, Sunday 10th 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

Fastest Radikal

Who is going to be the Fastest? We are happy to announce the first edition of this 800m timed swim for those of you willing to test your speed. It will take place in Llafranc on Sunday 10th at 12.30. The first female and male will get an amazing price valued in more than 300€! - 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.

11 editions of innovation and experience

+11k swimmers have trusted us

1500 participants in the 2019 edition




RADIKAL OCEAN52 7.0: 69€        01-07 to 01-10   373 swimmers

RADIKAL OCEAN52 3.5: 66€        01-07 to 01-10   373 swimmers

RADIKAL OCEAN52 1.5: 42€        01-07 to 01-10   250 swimmers


Radikal ocean52 will take place on the 9th and 10th 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.

  • 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 2021 gift - TBD!
  • Official Radikal ocean52 2021 swimming cap.
  • Finisher badge.
  • Radikal ocean52 online briefing.
  • Support of the Radikal Angels Swimmers at the swims.
  • Wardrobe service.
  • Big support and security infraestructure in the sea and land.
  • Provisioning points: before and after each swim.
  • Physiotherapy service ant the finish of the challenges.
  • Accomodation discount in Palafrugell in hotels and apartments.
  • Federació Catalana de Natació insurance in all swims.



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