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A Long Swim – Tower Road Beach Winnetka – August 5
August 5 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am$70 – $90
TRIATHLETES AND OPEN WATER SWIMMERS: 5K, 2.4 miles, 1.2 miles, 1,500 meters on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan in Winnetka, Illinois.
Timed and under race conditions.
Tower Road Beach in Winnetka runs along picturesque Lake Michigan surrounded by beautiful homes. The course is professional timed for distance of 1,500 meters, 1.2 miles and 2.4 miles. This is the perfect opportunity for triathletes and open water swimmers to gauge their training under race conditions. Registration for this swim is $70-$90.
Doors open at 6:00am, day of registration begins at 6:00am, the first gun is at 6:30am for the 5K, 7:00am for the 2.4, 7:20 for the 1.2, and 7:30 for the 1,500.
A Long Swim is a series of open water swimming events benefiting ALS research. (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Led by English Channel Swimmer, Doug McConnell, these swims are designed for triathletes and open water swimmers and are professionally timed. Each swimmer has an opportunity to fundraise and earn a package to waive their registration fee and earn triathlon and open water swimming gear, including wet suits, on course goggles and transition bags.
Enter Peer to Peer Fundraising Challenge to earn free registration, Roka wetsuits, OnCourse goggles (not even on the market yet) and triathlon transition bags. Very cool.