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Nantucket to Martha’s Vineyard Open Water Swim

Nantucket to Martha's Vineyard

A Long Swim has announced a premier open water marathon swim from Nantucket to Martha’s Vineyard in August of 2019. According to the tides and currents, the scheduled date is August 26.  English Channel Swimmer Doug McConnell will be the Continue reading →

A Long Swim’s Inaugural Virtual Race

IL, United States

Based on the realities forced on us all by COVID-19, A Long Swim is introducing a virtual swimming, biking, or running event that welcomes athletes with all capabilities, and from anywhere in the world.  All you need to do is Continue reading →


CANCELLED – A Long Swim – Three Oaks Crystal Lake

Three Oaks Recreational Area 5517 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL, United States

ATTENTION: This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. We have used this opportunity to create a virtual race, which we plan to continue for years to come. To learn more about our inaugural virtual race, click here.   A Continue reading →

Northwestern to Northwestern Launch Party!


Join us on Wednesday, September 9, at 7:00pm for a Zoom Launch Party for Doug McConnell’s September 13th 13 mile swim of Lake Michigan, from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois to Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. The Continue reading →


Northwestern to Northwestern – The Swim – September 13

Lake Michigan

Join us on Sunday, September 13, at approximately 7:30am thru 4:00pm as Doug McConnell swims 13 miles through Lake Michigan's challenging and often unpredictable waters starting at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and ending at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine Continue reading →