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Solstice Sunset Swim

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Mountain Swim Series, a 3-part open water swimming series in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, organized by Geoff Hawksworth

The Solstice Summer Swim (Mountain Swim Series Event 1) is a 1.93 km and 3.86 km high-altitude swim held in the Union Reservoir in Longmont, Colorado, USA on 22 June 2019. The Mountain Swim Series is a 5-part high-altitude swim series in Colorado that aims to promote fitness and health through open water swimming, organized by Geoff Hawksworth.

2019 Mountain Swim Series[edit]

  • 1.93 km and 3.86 km Solstice Sunset Swim in Union Reservoir (Calkins Lake) at 1,511 meters (4,957 feet)
  • 4.82 km Carter Lake Crossing in Carter Lake Reservoir in Loveland, Colorado at 1,756 meters (5,760 feet)
  • 1.6 km and 3.2 km Chatfield Classic in Hatfield Lake in Littleton, Colorado at 1,654 meters (5,427 feet)
  • 1.5 km loops (repeated until failure) Cliff Backyard Ultra Swim in Wellington Lake, in Bailey, Colorado at 2,425 meters (7,957 feet)
  • 5 km and 10 km Castle 5K/10K in Wellington Lake, in Bailey, Colorado at 2,425 meters (7,957 feet)

2016 Mountain Swim Series[edit]

2015 Mountain Swim Series[edit]

The Mountain Swim Series aims to promote fitness and health through open water swimming.

The Solstice Swim - Mountain Swim Series Event 1 is held in Longmont, Colorado at Union Reservoir on 20 June 2015:

  • 1.2-mile swim with a 1-hour time limit starting at 6 pm for swimmers 13 years and older
  • 2.4-mile swim with a 2-hour time limit starting at 6 pm for swimmers 16 years and older
  • 500-meter fun swim with a 20-minute time limit, non-competitive, not timed, no minimum age
  • swim clinic by Joey Pedraza
  • altitude: 5,000 feet (1,524m)

The Carter Lake Crossing - Mountain Swim Series Event 2 is held in Carter Lake Reservoir in Loveland, Colorado on 11 July 2015:

  • 3-mile timed competitive swim with a 2.5-hour time limit starting at 8 am for swimmers 16 years and older
  • altitude: 5,760 (1,755m)

The Chatfield Classic - Mountain Swim Series Event 3 is held in Hatfield Lake in Littleton, Colorado on 8 August 2015:

  • 1.2-mile competitive swim with a 1-hour time limit starting at 7 am for swimmers 13 years and older
  • 2.4-mile competitive swim with a 2-hour time limit starting at 7 am for swimmers 16 years and older
  • 500-meter fun swim with a 20-minute time limit, non-competitive, not timed, no minimum age
  • altitude: 5,427 (1,654m)

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