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Mountain Swim Series - Solstice Swim
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Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
City: Longmont
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Start Time: 04:00pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION

The Solstice Swim is a swim originally created in cooperation with the Longmont Kinetics Festival. Participants have the opportunity to swim either a 500-YD race, 1.2 mile race or a 2.4 mile race. 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 in the water!

RACE DETAILS

500-Yard Swim
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.
500-yard - 15 minutes
1.2 Miles – 1 hour
2.4 Miles – 2 hours

FACEBOOK

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

AWARDS

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.

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!

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. The 500-yard will be a shorter loop.  See the course map for more details.

Solstice Swim map

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

Due to Covid, there will be wave starts that begin on the beach.

Swim starts at 3:00pm.

REGISTRATION

Online Registration closes at noon Wednesday June 23rd

500-Yard: $25
1.2M: $45
2.4M: $55

click here to register online at Get Me Registered

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