Writer Ellie Ross on what it's like to compete in Scotland's super-tough open-water swimming race.
The toughest open-water swimming race in the UK returned to Glasgow on Saturday 9th April, with 200 athletes taking on the challenge of swimming uphill.
Red Bull Neptune Steps challenges elite endurance athletes in an adventure race like no other, swimming through 420 metres of cold water, climbing 18 metres over eight canal lock gates, and pushing participants to their limits in a true test of speed, strength, and resolve.
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