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Lake Champlain Open Water Swim
August 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
A 3.76 MILE SWIM
Starting from the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, from the Old Dock in the quaint town of Essex, NY across Lake Champlain to the Charlotte public beach in the town of Charlotte, VT.
OPEN TO EVERYONE
18 years and older. Registration fee is $45 ($55 after July 22, 2018)
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018 RAIN OR SHINE
The organizers reserve the right to cancel the race if it is too windy and the support craft cannot navigate. In this case the race will be held the following Sunday.
Registration for the race will open in March, 2018 and will close a week before the race at midnight.
Day of the race — August 18, 2018 — Sign up is between 8am and 9am in Essex. Cabins and Porta potties will be available. Bring a bag with your name on it for your clothing. It will be transported to the finish area.
Race starts at 9:30am. Cut off time is 1:00pm.
Award ceremony will held at Charlotte public beach at 1:00pm. Drinks and Energy food will be available for the swimmers.
Learn more and register at www.lakechamplainopenwaterswim.com.