Are you sick of swimming back and forth in a pool? Do you with there was an open water swim to prepare for a triathlon or Ironman? Do you like to challenge yourself at new events? Well then join us for the newest Open Water swim event in Iowa! The inaugural Swim the Bridge will take place at Saylorville Lake near Des Moines, Iowa onSaturday August 25th, 2012.
This event includes open water swim distances of 500 meters, 1.2 miles, and 2.4 miles. Perfect practice for your triathlon events! All athletes will receive a swim cap, T-shirt, and other goodies. You may participate as an individual and/or a team (6-12+ people). Awards will be given for age group, overall winners, and team winners. Swimmers may choose to use the 500 meter as a warm up for either of the longer events.
This race is a U.S. Masters Swimming sanctioned event.