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June 2018

A Long Swim – Three Oaks Crystal Lake

June 16, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Three Oaks Recreational Area, 5517 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States
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$45 – $90
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A Long Swim - Three Oaks Crystal Lake - Open Water Swim Event - 1,500 meters, 1.2 miles, 2.4 miles 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 triathelon and open water swimming…

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June 2019

A Long Swim Open Water Swim Series – Lake Zurich – June 2, 2019

June 2, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am
Paulus Park, 200 S Rand Rd
Lake Zurich, 60047 United States
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A Long Swim - Lake Zurich - 750 meters - 1,500 meters - 1.2 miles - 2.4 miles - and 5K 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. Lake Zurich is a pristine body of water and a private residential lake. The course is professional timed under race conditions for…

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August 2019

A Long Swim Open Water Swim Series – Tower Road Beach Winnetka – August 4, 2019

August 4, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am
Tower Road Beach, 899 Sheridan Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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A Long Swim - Tower Road Beach Winnetka - 750 meters, 1,500 meters,1.2 miles, 2.4 miles, and 5K 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. (As of 7/31/19 the water temperature at Tower Road Beach is 70 degrees. Wetsuits, as always, are welcome.) Tower Road Beach in Winnetka runs along…

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“Bon Voyage” Rooftop Party; A Long Swim Team Headed to Nantucket – Martha’s Vineyard Open Water Swim! #N2MV

August 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
101 West Liberty in Barrington, Illinois, 101 West Liberty
Barrington, 60010 United States
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Join us for an evening of rooftop fun as we say "Bon Voyage" and "Best of Luck" to Doug McConnell and the A Long Swim Team as they head to the Nantucket to Martha's Vineyard Open Water Swim - 18 miles of open water swimming from Island to Island. This swim has never been attempted. This event is hosted on a new party rooftop overlooking Barrington, Illinois. We will have a BBQ, home made salads, and a cash bar. There…

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Landing Party Reception and Press Conference at The Harbor View Hotel

August 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harbor View Hotel, 131 North Water Street
Edgartown, Massachusetts 02539 United States
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A Long Swim has announced a premier open water marathon swim from Nantucket to Martha’s Vineyard for the scheduled date of August 26, 2019. English Channel Swimmer Doug McConnell will be the first to attempt this swim, and will have the critical support of Martha’s Vineyard boat pilots, navigation experts, and his highly seasoned open water crew that includes two experienced ocean kayakers. Join us for a Landing Party Reception and Press Conference at the Harbor View Hotel - the…

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March 2021

Webinar: A Long Swim 2020 and 2021 – Turning Lemons into Lemonade

March 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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3:2:21 Webinar A Long Swim

Join us via Zoom on Saturday, February 21 at 9:00 a.m. CST for an in-depth discussion on how A Long Swim responded to COVID-19 and what we have planned for 2021 REGISTER HERE! Hosted by Doug McConnell, A Long Swim Co-Founder, Clif Wilson, A Long Swim Director of Sponsorship, and Brenten Blakeman, A Long Swim Director of Development. The panel will discuss how A Long Swim pivoted in 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of all in-person swimming events.…

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August 2021

Open Water Summer Series – Tower Road Beach Winnetka – August 8, 2021

August 8, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am
Tower Road Beach, 899 Sheridan Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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A Long Swim – Tower Road Beach Winnetka – 750 meters, 1,500 meters,1.2 miles, 2.4 miles, and 5K A Long Swim hosts their Open Water Summer Series supporting 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. (Because Lake Michigan always has cool water, wetsuits are always welcome.) Tower Road Beach in Winnetka runs along picturesque Lake Michigan surrounded by beautiful homes. The…

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August 2022

6th Annual A Long Swim at Tower Road Beach Open Water Swim

August 13 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tower Road Beach, 899 Sheridan Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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Join A Long Swim for the 6th annual A Long Swim at Tower Road Beach and raise money for collaborative ALS research! Saturday, August 13, 2022 | 6 am registration open Tower Road Beach | Winnetka, Illinois Professionally timed distances offered: 5k 2.4 miles 1.2 miles 1,500 meters 750 meters A Long Swim is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Chicago, Illinois that designs and manages open water swimming events raising funds for ALS collaborative world-class research. Open Water Swim DUO…

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