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

  • 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

2015 Mountain Swim Series

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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