Race Results

After 15 years of Bring on the Bay history. . . . How many have you participated in?  We now have many 10+ year veterans.

Results 2022

This year, 489 participants swam across beautiful Britannia Bay under great conditions!  BOTB is back!  Check out the results!

Classic 3K results

1.5K results

Results 2021 

A Virtual event was held in July 2021.

Check out the BOTB 2021 Virtual Swim Results

Final 2021 results have been posted on Sportstats

Results 2020

Cancelled, due to. . . . Well, we all know.

Results 2019

A slight southwest wind created a little chop on the water. But that didn’t stop 721 swimmers from crossing Britannia Bay on our most successful swim ever. Once again we achieved record participants and fundraising! Congratulations to all swimmers!

Here are full results for the:

BOTB 3K Open Water Swim and the BOTB 1.5K Open Water Swim

Results 2018

The wet morning cleared up to provide ideal conditions and super calm water  for this years event with a record 709 swimmers climbing the red finisher ladders: including 89 participants of the growing 1.5K event.  Swimmers ranged from 9 to 80 years old.  Check out the BOTB 2018 quick summary!

Check out the overall BOTB 3K Results and BOTB 1.5K Results from Sportstats.

We also had 6 more swimmers join the 10-year BOTB ranks, and have all earned permanent numbers on our event.

Results 2017

Another great day, with high waters in July provided a challenging swim for the first 1700m, and then some relief on the final 1300 stretch to the finish line.

Checkout the overall BOTB 3K Results from Sportstats, and watch for 2017 BOTB Event Photos here as well.

This year was our inaugural 1500m swim as well, so checkout BOTB 1.5K results.

Big thanks for all participants, volunteers and supporters for the event.

Results 2016

A great day with calm waters allowed 542 swimmers to finish this years race: see Sportstats link BOTB-2016 results.  Photos from the event are found here: BOTB-2016 Event Photos.   We would also love to see your own pictures of the event: if you have anything you can share, drop them off as in the BOTB-2016 CrowdSource Photos!

KUDOs to the following clubs for winning their categories:

  • Large: Technosport
  • Medium: B-Train

Full list of teams will be available on the BOTB Team Site later this week.

Spot yourself in the 20+ minute BOTB-2016 Starting Video, or check out the much shorter video of the Finishing Line Panorama shot from the perspective of the swimmers as they reach the top of the Red Ladders.

For 10 year participants, we are permanently retiring the cap numbers in BOTB: #1 – Pierre Tessier, #2 – Stephane Laurin.

Big thanks for all participants, volunteers and supporters for the event.

Results 2015

Big thanks to the 590 participants starting the 2015 BOTB event.  Water slightly choppy, and 579 finishers completed the 3K swim. For full results, visit sportstats site.

We’re collecting photos from our event from our photographer crew, check out the 2015 BOTB PHOTOs link.

KUDOs to the following clubs for winning their categories:

  • Large: Technosport
  • Medium: Swim Ottawa
  • Small: Mermaids with a Mission

Full list of teams available on the 2015 Team Site

Big thanks for all participants, volunteers and supporters for the event.

Results 2014

Big thanks for the 510 participants, ranging from 9 to 79 years of age. For full results, please visit www.sportstats.ca.

BOTB Team Challenge standings: Technosport: 102 points for top team! Swim Ottawa: 53 points. Ottawa Triathlon Club: 50 points.

Update: Recognition to Mae Waldie  who was our sole W70+ participant (at 79 years), completing the swim in a very respectable 1:02:44.5, and we’ve opened that category for her!

Check out the fantastic photos from the 2014 event – see if you can find yourself or a friend! 2014 BOTB Pics.

 Results 2013

A few additional swimmers, and another record: 470 swimmers. For results, please visit www.sportstats.ca.

 Results 2012

Another record: 467 swimmers! For results, please visit www.sportstats.ca.

And don’t forget to check out Rod Beauprie’s photos!

Results 2011 

Perfect conditions and a record-smashing turnout of 287 swimmers! Results by Sportstats are now available.

Rod Beauprie’s photos (link updated)

Results 2010

Another record-breaking turnout for the Bushtukah Bring on the Bay Swim and another record-breaking donation to Easter Seals! In all, 181 swimmers registered and 171 took to the water and completed the swim. Thank you for participating and thank you for helping Ottawa’s Easter Seals Kids. We hope to see you again in July 2011!

 Results 2009

Thank you to all participants in the third annual Bushtukah Bring on the Bay swim in support of Easter Seals kids, which took place on Saturday, July 18, 2009. After a short weather delay, a record 76 swimmers completed the 2009 swim in ideal conditions. We look forward to your support on Saturday, July 17, 2010.

Previous years’ results, with Telus.

Digging deep into the archives. . . . .

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