The article here on the Portal Ejido site has details of Almeriswim 2017 which is taking place this coming Sunday (9 July).

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The 'Crossing to Swim Almeriswim' will receive this weekend participants from all over the province in an original test that is developed on the coast

The activity, organized by the Municipal Sports Institute (IMD), will take place on the beach of Poniente, in front of the Hotel AR, starting at nine thirty in the morning
It will consist of four distinct distances, tests of 10,000 meters, two laps, and 5,000 meters, with a single lap, and those of 1,500 kilometers and 750 meters
Those interested in participating in any of these are still in time to register on the Web or personally at the Sports House
The coastal center of Almerimar will host this Sunday, July 9, the 'Crossing to Swim' which is expected to involve swimmers from all over the province. This one, organized by the Municipal Sports Institute (IMD), will be developed in the Poniente beach, specifically in front of the AR Hotel and will consist of four distances, tests of 10,000, two laps and 5,000 meters, And those of 1,500 meters and 750 meters.
It is a sporting event that last year brought together more than 250 participants not only from the municipality but also from different points of the province as it is an event that sets the difference from other tests of similar characteristics to be developed In the ejidense coast that enjoys excellent conditions for the accomplishment of activities related to the sea and for being a ludic encounter of a great singularity.
La Travesía, an activity included in the summer sports program, will have two different departure times. Those who make the journey of 10,000 or 5,000 meters, will begin the test at eight thirty in the morning; While participants in the 1,500 metrps and 750 meters, will have the exit at eleven.
The first two tests will be developed in different categories; The senior one for those born between 1988 and 1999; Veterans A, those born between 1973 and 1981; And veterans B, those born in 1972 and earlier, male and female.
In the men's and women's category of the 1500 meters mode will be developed in the junior categories for those born between 2000 and 2003; Senior, between 1982 and 1999; Veterans A, between 1973 and 1981 and veterans B, those born between 1972 and earlier. For the modality of 750 meters, adults born between 2003 and earlier and those born in 2004 and subsequent years may participate.
Participants in the 10,000 and 5,000 meter tours must pay 15 euros; While those of 1,500 and 750, only 5 euros and will have to be part of this activity until Thursday, July 6, on the page or personally in the House of Sport; While the participants in the other two races, 1,500 and 750 meters, will be able to do it, also, the same day of its celebration until an hour before this sporting event begins. Remember that this activity is also developed in other coastal centers of the municipality as is the case of Balerma, who also last year had the first edition of this competition.