Region

North America

Distances Offered

under 1k
1-2k
2-3k

Temperature

Cold

Description

Curious to know who the better open water athletes are (triathletes or lap swimmers)? Want to see who’s really been training in the off season? Do you know what events are happening in 2021? Got some triathlon gear collecting dust and taking up space in your home or garage? If so, come join us (@ Shady Oak Beach in Mtka) for the 2nd annual…

“SWIM-OFF to SUMMER” CHALLENGE & EXPO

ACTIVITIES:
Swim Event– option of .3 mile (Sprint), 1.5K/.9 mile (Olympic), or a 1.2 mile (Half IM) distance
Race Director Expo– come learn (from representatives) what events and activities are happening this summer
Swap Meet– bring any gear (bikes, parts, clothing, etc.) you want to sell or come see what what hidden gems you might find

SCHEDULE:
8-8:30      Check in (get your race number, swim cap, etc.)
9:00          Swim starts (Half IM, Olympic, then Sprint)
                  (waves; 1-2 minutes apart)
9-11:30    Post Race Food, Race Expo, & Swap Meet 
11:00        Awards and door prizes
NOTES:
1. The lake could be a little chilly (lower 60s??),
​so wet suits are recommended (but NOT required)
Want to buy/rent a wetsuit? Contact Gear West in Long Lake
2. We will have plenty of lifeguards, kayaks, and boats on hand, but NOT “swim angels” (they want to swim too!)
3. In order to do 1.2 miles, participants will swim both the (.3 mile) Sprint course AND the (.9 mile) Olympic course.
4. Race Expo and swap meet open to all, not just participants.

Experience

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Swim Type

Race

Water Type

Lake