TRIATHLETES AND OPEN WATER SWIMMERS: 5K, 2.4 mile, 1.2 mile, 1,500 meter, and 750 meter Open Water Swims are featured in the A Long Swim Series on Sunday, June 2 in Lake Zurich, Illinois. Events are professionally timed and led by English Channel Swimmer Doug McConnell. Registration for this swim is $70-$80 and $15 additional for day of registration. On-line registration ends on Saturday, June 1, at 6:00pm. You can register here.
Lake Zurich is a pristine body of water and a private residential lake.
Gates 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, 7:30 for the 1,500, and 7:40 for the 750.
See the recent ABC Channel 7 news coverage of the A Long Swim Series HERE.
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.
Enter peer-to-peer fundraising campaign for A Long Swim and earn BlueSeventy Wetsuits, Surf-Fur Water Parka, Blue Seventy Triathlon Transition Bags and free registration here! Enter both Lake Zurich and Tower Road Beach – Winnetka events and the receive an A Long Swim beach towel.