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February 27, 2018 - February 27, 2019
  • Please make sure the contact information you provide upon registration is correct. Add to your contact list.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age to register for an Escorted Open Water Swim. There is no upper age limit.
  • We absorb all registration processing costs. Unlike other sport sites, we do not pass these on to you.
  • To register for an Escorted Open Water Swim, you should be able to swim a minimum of one mile (1650 yards) in the pool. We accept and celebrate all swim speeds.
  • You must be confident that you are able to swim your chosen event's distance. If you are not sure, please register for a shorter event or take open water swim lessons first.
  • We donate a portion of each registration fee to Puget Soundkeepers Alliance to help protect our local waters.
  • Sorry, we cannot refund registration fees. (Exception: We reserve the right to refund a portion of the 10k swim's registration cost when purchased as part of the Intrepid Dual Swim Package. We will do so by September 5th only if we find a swimmer unfit, unprepared, or unlikely to finish the 10k portion based on that swimmer's monthly reports.)
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Seventh Annual Awesome Alki Bash

October 6, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
October 6, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Words can’t do justice to this exuberant Autumn swim in the Salish Sea. A favorite with swimmers for six years, Awesome Alki is the pinnacle of the season. Many who swim this event go on to Alcatraz and to swim other ocean challenges.

Swimmers who participate in Awesome Alki in 2018 will receive a Say Yes to Life Swims swim patch for their swim parkas. You’ll potentially see crab and starfish as you swim, and warm yourself by the bonfire as you enjoy…

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