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K-9 Krawl World Championships

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The K-9 Krawl World Championships is a human/dog duathlon where an owner and a dog swim 200 yards and run 400 yards together. It is part of the Swim Miami event and The Swim Series, a 3-race open water swimming series launched by Jonathan Strauss in south Florida The Swim Series offers three unique courses and conditions to challenge novice to advanced swimmers.

The Swim Series[edit]

1. Swim Fort Lauderdale: The first stop is during the winter to provide a rough and cold water experience [cancelled for 2019].
2. Swim Miami: The original calm water experience like the Olympics and an opportunity for every kind of swimmer to try open water swimming. It includes 800m, The Miami Mile, 5 km and 10 km races, K-9 Krawl World Championships, a human/dog duathlon where owner and dog swim 200 yards and run 400 yards.
3. Swim Miami Beach: The wild card 1-mile race in North Beach, Miami at the end of the season in December.

Purpose[edit]

The Swim Series is an effort to grow the sport of open water swimming in South Florida and create a movement and awareness about drowning prevention and eradication.

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