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Chase the Hooch 2.4 Mile Open Water Swim

Saturday, September 1, 2018
Columbus, GA 801 Front Ave ColumbusGA  31901
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Columbus, GA 801 Front Ave ColumbusGA  31901

About This Activity

Join us for the Chase the Hooch as swimmers race their way down the Chattahoochee River in a 2.4 mile swim. 

River depths are consistently 4-6ft. Participants receive a race specific towel. Food and festivities will be at the finish line. Swim teams are welcome and encouraged! Register www.tricolumbusga.com

Event details and schedule

Our annual Chase the Hooch 2.4 Open Water Swim race will be held on Saturday beginning at 9am EST from the steps below Woodruff Park in Uptown Columbus!

We are excited to welcome you to the city of Columbus and to showcase all it has to offer. 


The swim will start at 9am at the steps below woodruff park and the finish is 2.4 miles south.  The riverwalk is completely walkable and we will transport shoes and gear for you to the finish line.  Here is the link for your family and friends. 


We would suggest that your family and friends park either in the parking lot at the start, at the parking lot behind the trade center, at the halfway point at the Civic Center Parking lot/Golden Park, or at the finish at Bull Dog Bait and Tackle Shop.    Swimmers may wear Swim-Its or Buoys (such as the New Wave Buoy) if they would like extra reassurance.  We will have plenty of boats in the water, however, we would like you all to be comfortable.   The water temp is approx 84 degrees.   We will supply you a swim cap and a cool towel.

Refunds (Effective 2017): We do not offer refunds for races.  With supporting documentation and under extreme circumstances you may contact Tricolumbusga@gmail.com to see if a deferral is possible.

Weather:  In the event of inclement weather…There are no “rain dates” for TriColumbusGA events. If the weather conditions are hazardous, Race Management has the right to change, eliminate parts of the course, or delay up to a point. However, if it is deemed to dangerous to race, the event will be canceled and there will be no refunds. Of course, since we are athletes ourselves, we will do everything in our power to have the event, but your safety is of our utmost concern.

We look forward to meeting each of you and kicking off another great day.  As always, please let me know if you have any other questions!   Please be sure to "like" the TriColumbusGa Facebook page for any and all updates! or email us at tricolumbusga@gmail.com.   Joanne Cogle Race Director  


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Columbus, GA 801 Front Ave ColumbusGA  31901
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