Join us for our 14th Merrifield Mile

28 February 2016

Results for the 2015 event can be found at:

Photo Galleries for 2014 can be found here:

Entry forms are available at Sportsmans Warehouse, Cycle HQ and Merrifield Prep School and College OR enter online 1 January 2016

Please enter at Sportsmans Warehouse, Cycle HQ or Merrifield.


You may enter and register at Merrifield School on Saturday 27 February from 09h00 – 13h00. Collect your goodie bag, swimming cap and timing chip and Tshirt.


The Merrifield Mile is an open water swimming event for the whole family

Merrifield Preparatory School and College is proud to be hosting the Fourteenth Merrifield Mile on 28 February 2016 at Wriggleswade Dam near Stutterheim.

Mini Tri Challenge for ages 9 – 14 years.

Athletes must complete all three events:

Surfers Marathon 5km or more, Daily Dispatch Cycle Race 6km, 9km or more, MerriDash or Merrifield Mile


The swim takes place at the Wriggleswade Dam near Stutterheim. It is approximately 65 km from East London. It is an idyllic setting – a wonderful place for an outing for the whole family.

Spur Fun Wriggle (8yrs and under): Start 11am

Registration closes at 10:45

Late entries close strictly 10:45

Fun Wrigglers who are not confident in the water must use a

floating device

500m MerriDash (for swimmers 9 years and older): Start 11h45

Compulsory registration closes

at 11h15

Late entries close strictly at 11:00

Merrifield Mile (for swimmers 9 years and older): Start 12:45

Compulsory registration closes strictly at 11h15

Late entries close strictly at 11:00



Food and drinks will be available to purchase at the event


Merrifield Mile Craft Market


Any exhibitors interested in hosting a stall can contact Tracey Mangold on 043 748 6094 or

Stall rental is R150, terms and conditions apply.


You might want to bring tents, caravans and a picnic and come and make a weekend of it.

Contact Amanda at Wriggleswade Dam to book your camp site on 083 752 4545



For more information contact:

Tracey on 043-748 6094 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.“>