7 Summer Swimming Events

7 Summer Swimming Events

Spend your summer training in the open water. These seven events across the country offer unique experiences for every swimmer.

Great Salt Lake Open Water Swim

Magna, Utah – June 9, 2012

Experience swimming in one of the most unique bodies of water on the planet. Choose from 1 mile or 8.12 mile point-to-point swims with wetsuit and non-wetsuit divisions. Learn More

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Friday Night Swim Race

Kent, Washington – June 15, 2012

The Lake Meridian Open Water Swim Race offer three distances in a wetsuit or non-wetsuit division: .5 mile, 1.2 miles, or 2.4 miles. Learn More

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Beaufort River Swim

Beaufort, South Carolina – June 26, 2012

The course starts at the Port Royal Landing Marina, winds around the curve, and finishes at the day dock adjacent to the Beaufort Waterfront Park. It is approximately three miles of swimming with the tide. Learn More

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7th Annual Alcatraz Swim Around the Rock

San Francisco, California – July 14, 2012

This 3.25-mile course from Aquatic Park around Alcatraz Island. This is the only kind of competition open to local and around-the-world elite swimmers. It is limited to 50 swimmers. Learn More

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Pennock Island Challenge 2012

Ketchikan, Alaska – August 12, 2012

The Pennock Island Challenge is an 8.2 mile ocean race around Pennock Island, Alaska. The race course is circular and you can expect a small current assist. Learn More

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Oceanside Labor Day Pier Swim

Oceanside, California – September 3, 2012

Wrap up summer with a 1-mile trek around the Oceanside Pier, the longest pier on the west coast. The event benefits the Oceanside Swim Club.
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Waikiki Roughwater Swim

Honolulu, Hawaii – September 3, 2012

This 2.4-mile swim starts at the Hilton Rainbow Tower and goes down to the New Otani Hotel along one of Hawaii's most beautiful coastlines. Learn More

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