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Mountain Swim Series - Solstice Swim
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Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
City: Longmont
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Start Time: 06:00pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION

The Solstice Sunset Swim is a swim created in cooporation with the Longmont Kinetics Festival. Participants have the opportunity to swim either a 1.2 mile race or a 2.4 mile race. Awards will be given out to the top finisher in each division for each race. Divisions will be both non-wetsuit and wetsuit for both men and women for each race. Following the race, there will be a bonfire on the lake. Before the event there is the festival. Details can be found at http://longmontkinetics.com/. Hope to see you both in the water and in the beer garden!

RACE DETAILS

1.2 Mile Competitive Swim (Timed – 13 year minimum age)
2.4 Mile Competitive Swim (Timed – 16 year minimum age)

TIME CUT-OFFS:
All swimmers must be capable of completing the distance you have entered and must be able to complete your respective event within the given cut-off time.
1.2 Miles – 1 hour
2.4 Miles – 2 hours

FACEBOOK

https://www.facebook.com/mountainswimseries/

AWARDS

1.2 Mile Swim - Top overall male & female wetsuit; top male & female without wetsuit

2.4 Mile Swim - Top overall male & female wetsuit; top male & female without wetsuit

DIRECTIONS

From Boulder: Take 119 North to E County Line Road. Left on E County Line Road. In less than a mile, turn Right on Co Rd 26 (look for brown Union Reservoir directional signs). Follow to parking.

From Denver: Take 25N to Exit 240 (119W). Right on E County Line Road. In less than a mile, turn Right on Co Rd 26 (look for brown Union Reservoir directional signs). Follow to parking.

From Fort Collins: Take 25S to Exit 243 (66W toward Longmont/Lyons/Platteville). Four miles to E County Line Road. In just over two miles, turn Left on Co Rd 26 (look for brown Union Reservoir directional signs). Follow to parking.

MUST BRING A COPY OF YOUR RECEIPT TO PROVE ENTRY IN RACE AT FRONT GATE!

The Solstice Swim is part of the Kinetics Solstice Festival. The Kinetics Solstice Festival has something for everyone! The days events include: The Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race (previously held at Boulder Reservoir), the Kids Recycled Raft Race, Solstice Swim, bands, food, beer and fun! $10 per carload if you do NOT have a race entry receipt ($5 with a receipt) or $2 to ride your bike. All races have registration fees associated with them. All race particpants must be present for pre-race meeting at 6:30 AM.

PARKING

Parking will be as directed by event personnel. There is a parking lot, which will be used. Volunteers and signs will help to direct you.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Course for the 1.2 and 2.4 mile races will be around a 3 buoy loop, keeping the turn buoys on the swimmer's right, taking 120 degree turns. The 1.2 mile race will be a single loop. The 2.4 mile race will be two loops.  See the course map for more details.

Solstice Swim map

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

We will have a mass beach start for each event.

Race day registration & Packet pick up will begin at 4:00pm and close at 5:30pm.
There will be a pre-race meeting at 5:45pm.
Swim starts at 6:00pm.
Award Ceremony at 8:15pm.

REGISTRATION

Online Registration closes at midnight on June 21st

Through June 21st
1.2M: $45
2.4M: $55

Race Day
1.2M: $50
2.4M: $60

click here to register online at Get Me Registered

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