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Tubby Trout 5k Open Water Swim

June 27, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$85
June 27th
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$85

Celebrate The Trout’s ninth anniversary! Test your endurance while enjoying beautiful Lake Washington. All swimmers receive a "Tubby Trout 5k OWS” sticker.

If you are planning to swim endurance events this year, the Tubby Trout will provide the training you need.

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The OctoChallenge

July 17, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$150
July 17th
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$150

This 8k (approximately 5 miles) adventure swim features one of the most beautiful routes in Lake Washington. Expand your reach (and bragging rights), and win an OctoChallenge medal.

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New! Make the Most of Your Breast Stroke in the Open Water

July 24, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$75
July 24th
9:00 am - 11:00 am
$75

Whether you swim breaststroke “head-up” or “head-down”, this event will enhance your experience. Learn what to look for in a wetsuit and other equipment, and practice stroke tips for efficiency and fun in the water.

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Deception Pass Adventure Swim

August 14, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$125
August 14th
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$125

1.5 miles in beautiful Bowman Bay. Gourmet picnic lunch included. Explore fantastic hiking trails after you swim. Bring the family!

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Seattle’s Annual 10K Invitational Open Water Swim

September 12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$195
September 12th
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$195

Celebrate Seattle 10k’s fourth year! This non-competitive endurance event in Lake Washington is for experienced distance swimmers, and registration is limited to twenty qualified participants. Many swimmers describe this event as one of the best open water swims they’ve ever had.

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Awesome Alki: 10th Anniversary Special!

September 25, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$75
September 25th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$75

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

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Choose a Swim Series and Save

September 29, 6:00 am - 7:00 am

Choose a Swim Series and Save

Whether you are a novice or an elite open water swimmer — or somewhere in the middle — we offer a discounted swim series for YOU.

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The Intrepid Swim Series

September 29, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
$200
Series of 2 sequenced endurance events
$200

If you’re serious about improving your long-distance stamina, The Intrepid Swim Series is for you. Start with a 5k and then complete an 8k in two of the most picturesque routes in Lake Washington.
Save $30 on these fantastic open water swim experiences:

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The Vanquisher Swim Series

September 29, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$365
Series of 3 spectacular events, culminating in a marathon swim
$365

Reach your long-distance swim goals this summer! This swim series provides a graduated, step-by-step approach to successful marathon swimming. Total: 23k, or approximately 14.5 miles. Marathon Swim Certificate awarded.

Pay only $365 for these fantastic open water swim experiences worth $405:

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