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The Nanticoke River Swim and Triathlon is a 3 mile open water swim, a 2 mile open water swim or a sprint triathlon in scenic Bivalve, Maryland. This is a challenging open water swim that includes strong tides and currents. This will be the 6th year of the event. The Nanticoke River Swim and Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned event and is a 501(c)3 corporation. All proceeds benefit various local charities
The Nantasket event features a recreational 1/2 mile swim, and a one mile course for the more competitive swimmer. Along the shores of beautiful Nantasket Beach, this event grows every year and includes college swim teams, club teams, recreational and masters swimmers and people who feel like having fun and doing some good. You may even meet a few Olympic Swimmers there.
Join us a 1 mile and/or 2.4 mile event through the beautiful waters of the Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands. Designed for both novices new to the sport of open water racing and elite swimmers looking for a challenge. The race attracts some of the top swimmers in the world, including open water star Marcos Diaz from the Dominican Republic. Praised for its organization, excellent course along the shore, and redundant safety measures.
The only Open Water Race Series in Virginia is the Peluso Open Water Race Series presented by Commonwealth Sports Medicine. This metric mile series is held on a private lot on the Upper James River and helps support the American Legion, Post 354.
We are proud to launch the Fiji Pearls swim - the first major open water ocean swim event in Fiji’s north. The event is sponsored by J. Hunter Pearls, Fiji’s major producer of premium quality Fiji pearls, based in Savusavu, who are giving the winners' prizes of beautiful Fiji pearls. Accommodation is with the organizers at Daku Resort.
Fiji’s clear warm waters offer a beautiful environment in which to swim. We are offering two long-distance swims with an easy short swim on the day between. We hope you’ll participate in all three, but you are free to choose just one if you prefer.
Wednesday May 29 : 10 km (6.2 miles) 8.30am
From Daku Resort beach to Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort jetty and back (high tide 10.30 so swimmers will swim with rising tide on first leg and falling tide on return)
Thursday May 30: 2 km (1.24 miles) 9.30 am
From J Hunter Pearls farm platform to Daku Resort (high tide 11.30 so swimmers will swim with rising tide)
Friday May 31 : 5 km (3.1 miles) 10.30. am
Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort jetty to Daku Resort beach (high tide 12.30 so swimmer will swim with rising tide)
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The swim between Daku Resort and Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort runs in a straight line along the coast. It follows the last sweep of Savusavu Bay which is protected from the south easterly trade winds that can sometimes make the sea choppy on the other side of the peninsula. The water is warm and clear. There are coral heads from time to time although they are closer in to the shore line than the swim route. We pass two groups of oyster pearl lines belonging to the J Hunter Pearl farm on the way.
The 5k swim will run from the beach at Daku Resort to the jetty at Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. The 10k swim runs the same course, and then turns back to return to Daku Resort.
The 2k swim on the day between will start at the Fiji Pearls farming platform which is anchored between the two resorts, and once again runs back up along the coastline to Daku Resort.
We are also offering a two day swim safari on the weekend after the swims.
Featuring the 2013 USMS 10k National Open Water Championship, a 5k and 1 mile open water swim races, Saturday May 18th 2013 just outside of Fabulous Las Vegas. As the sun rises, a gorgeous mountain backdrop greets you, a sight you will never forget. Take on some of the fastest swimmers in the country, or challenge yourself to your best race. Each finisher will be greeted with an award, a cupcake and a post race massage! Please note: The 10K national championship is for members of USMS or FINA. You do not need to qualify for this event. All swimmers must adhere to USMS rules and regualtions. Please visit the website for details.
Limitless Endurance will be offering two Open Water Swim Clinics and training swims in 2013. Topics covered in the clinic, include: open water swimming skills and techniques, buoy turn approach and technique, drafting/draft position in open water, open water sighting, and wave start positioning.
The clinic will be followed by optional open water swims, in the following distances: 500m, 1,000m, 1.2 mile, and 2.4 mile. Participants will be provided a bright swim cap. Swim will be monitored by kayaks.
Event schedule and times
- On land discussion of: dry land warm up techniques, open water swim technique in different weather/water situations
- In water discussion and practice: buoy turn approach and technique, drafting/draft position in open water, open water sighting, and wave start positioning
- 1.2 mile/2.4 mile swims begin
- 500m/1,000m swim
The Henley Mile is an endurance upstream River Thames swimming event, held over the boomed course of the Henley Royal Regatta.
This event is perfect for experienced open water swimmers who are looking for their next open water challenge. Our non-competitive Sporting category is ideal for swimming enthusiasts who are looking to take part in their first open water swim, as they will be able to swim the course in their own time, without the pressure of being part of a race.
This family event, which will be a much more leisurely affair held throughout the day, also features The Henley Half Mile & Henley Splash (200m) for 8 to 14 year olds, so bring along your family and friends, do your swim, enjoy the stunning race surroundings and have a great day out.
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