A solo 10k (6.2 miles) and 6.6K (4.1 miles) and 3.3k (2 miles) open water swims in Sitka Sound, with a water temperature range in the mid 50’s. The swim will start at the Sitka Sound Science Center beach, swimming south along the shore of Sitka National Historical Park to a turn buoy at the mouth of Indian River, returning to the Start finish area. The course totals just over 3.3k and swimmers in the 6k and 10k events will swim multiple laps.
You won’t have a better weekend to come to Southeast Alaska. For 2018 we will be again offering a few adventure swims the week before, so early arrivals look for upcoming information. You won’t see a better mix of prizes for best swims, oldest and youngest swimmers, farthest traveled and more! We are giving away boxes of Alaska’s finest products, Salmon, Halibut, Shrimp, Black Cod and more! Join us August 12, 2018!
Participants acknowledge that advanced skills, conditioning and experience are essential to safe completion of the race and that they are prepared. The Race Director reserves the right to remove a racer who is not deemed able to complete the course, who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or for unsportsmanlike conduct.
All registration fees include a $10 portion towards the post swim picnic and awards ceremony for each swimmer and one support kayaker. Additional support kayakers, family or friends we request an additional $10 for each person.
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