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Mountain Swim Series - Carter Lake Crossing
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Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
City: Loveland
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Start Time: 07:00am

EVENT DESCRIPTION

The Carter Lake Crossing is a point to point crossing of Carter Lake in Colorado. Situated at just below 5800 feet, this nearly 3 mile swim is located in one of the most picturesque lakes in Colorado.  Awards will be given out to the top three finishers in each division for each race. Divisions will be both non-wetsuit and wetsuit for both men and women for each race. Hope to see you there!
 
All Mountain Swim Series events will be insured and supported by safety watercraft, lifeguards, and paramedics/EMTs.

RACE DETAILS

The Carter Lake Crossing will be a deep water start.

Race Packet Pickup will begin at 5:00am at the South Shore Campground.

Complimentary Shuttle buses will be provided for all participants and volunteers to get to the start line. We encourage arriving early to get a seat and not be left behind. This service will begin at 5.15am.

3 Mile Competitive Swim (Timed - 16 year minimum age)

Time cut-offs: You must capable of completing the distance and be able to complete the three miles within two and a half hours (2.5 hours)!

Carter Lake Course Map

AWARDS

Top three overall male & female non-wetsuit
Top three overall male & female wetsuit

DIRECTIONS

From Boulder: Take 287 N. Left on 56E/W Co Rd 8. Continue Right on Co Rd 23. Left on Co Rd 8e. Head into park and up the hill. After first switchback, continue straight on N Co Rd 31 to South Shore Beach Campground.

From Denver: 25N to Exit 243 (66W/Co Rd 30). Right on 287 N. Right on Co Rd 23. Left on Co Rd 8e. Head into park and up the hill. After first switchback, continue straight on N Co Rd 31 to South Shore Beach Campground.

From Fort Collins: Take 287 S. Right on 56E/W Co Rd 8. Continue Right on Co Rd 23. Left on Co Rd 8e. Head into park and up the hill. After first switchback, continue straight on N Co Rd 31 to South Shore Beach Campground.

Please bring a copy of your receipt - you will not have to pay an entrance fee at the front gate with proof of entry in the race!

Carpooling is encouraged!!! Arrive early. Parking is limited at Carter Lake. Registration is at South Shore Beach Campground and the race start is at North Pines Boat Ramp. Shuttle buses will be provided - information will be sent in a later email. Spectators are encouraged to wait at the South Shore Beach Campground for best viewing and more accessible parking.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

The Carter Lake Crossing will be a deep water start.

Registration will begin at 5:00am.
Swim starts at 7:00am.

REGISTRATION

Through July 26th
3 Mile Swim: $75

Race Day
3 Mile Swim: $80

Online Registration closes at midnight on July 26th

click here to register online at Get Me Registered

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