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A Long Swim - Tower Road Beach Winnetka

  • Tower Road Park 899 sheridan Road Winnetka, Illinois 60093 (map)

TRIATHLETES AND OPEN WATER SWIMMERS on SUNDAY, AUGUST 6th - 5K, 2.4 miles, 1.2 miles, 1,500 meters on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan in Winnetka, Illinois. Timed and under race conditions. Registration is now open: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-long-swim-winnetka-5k-24-miles-12-miles-1500-meters-open-water-swim-event-for-triathletes-and-tickets-33106224609

A Long Swim is a series of open water swimming events benefiting ALS research.  (Lou Gehrig's Disease)  Led by English Channel Swimmer, Doug McConnell, these swims are designed for triathletes and open water swimmers and are professionally timed. Each swimmer has an opportunity to fundraise and earn a package to waive their registration fee and earn triathlon and open water swimming gear, including wet suits, on course goggles and transition bags. 

Tower Road Beach in Winnetka runs along picturesque Lake Michigan surrounded by beautiful homes. This event also features a full bath house. The course is professional timed for distance of 1,500 meters, 1.2 miles and 2.4 miles.  This is the perfect opportunity for triathletes and open water swimmers to gauge their training under race conditions.  Registration for this swim is $60-$70. 

Doors open at 6:00am, early registration begins at 6:00am, the swim begins at 7:00am. 

Register for A Long Swim - Tower Road Beach Winnetka HERE! 

Enter Peer to Peer Fundraising Challenge to earn free registration, Roka wetsuits, OnCourse goggles (not even on the market yet) and triathlon transition bags. Very cool. 

Note: 5K course instructions will be distributed at the event. 

Note: 5K course instructions will be distributed at the event.