International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen

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The International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen (or the International Self-Transcendence Marathon Swim or the Lake Zurich Marathon Swim) is an extremely popular marathon solo and relay swimming competition in Switzerland that sells out every year with open water swimmers from around the world. It was founded by Sri Chinmoy, an Honour Administrator in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. It is one of the longest marathon swims in the world and is held in Lake Zürich, Switzerland. It is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

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Distance

26.4 km

Type

Lake

Location

City Lake Zürich, Rapperswil to Zurich

Country Switzerland

Region Europe

Contact

Name Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team

Email zh-lake@srichinmoyraces.org

Event Information

Month: August

Event Date: usually first Sunday of August

Website: www.srichinmoyraces.org/ch

Water Temp: 19-23 degrees Celsius

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: Yes (different categories for wetsuits and non-wetsuit)

Charity: No

Relay: Yes

International Self-Transcendence Marathon Swim

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