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Great Salt Lake Open Water Swim - 2016
1 Mile, 5K, 10K
Sat, Jun 4, 2016
1 Mile - 1 Mile
5K - 5k
10K - 10K
10K Relay (2 to 6 Swimmers) - 10K Relay
Mini Triple Crown Bundle (Great Salt Lake, Bear Lake, Deer Creek) - Mini Triple Crown
Utah Triple Crown Bundle (Great Salt Lake, Bear Lake, Deer Creek) - Utah Triple Crown
About This Activity
One of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims!
Experience swimming in one of the saltiest and most unique bodies of water on the planet at the fourth annual Great Salt Lake Open Water Swim. Choose from 1 mile, 5K, 10K, or 10K relay swims with "assisted" and "non-assisted" divisions.
There will be a new twist for the 1 mile event this year: "Beat the Brine Shrimp". One swimmer will be designated as the "brine shrimp" and will be visible to all other swimmers. Anyone who finished ahead of the "brine shrimp" will win an extra prize.
This event is no longer sanctioned by USMS. The one mile swim is open to swimmers 12 years of age and up.
Please be aware that swimmers participating in the 5K and 10K swims are required to have their own support boat and paddler. We can help you find a kayak and have it ready for you at the starting line for an additional $30. We can also find you a support paddler for an additional $30.
Same day registrations will be accepted ONLY for the 1-mile swim.
Please pay the Utah State Parks fee as you enter the park ($3).
Utah Triple Crown Bundle and Mini Triple Crown Bundle
The Utah Triple Crown consists of three swims:
Great Salt Lake Open Water Swim (10K) - June 4, 2016
Bear Lake Monster Swim (10K) - July 16, 2016
Deer Creek Open Water Swim (10 miles) - August 6, 2016
The Mini Triple Crown consists of three swims:
Great Salt Lake Open Water Swim (1 mile) - June 4, 2016
Bear Lake Monster Swim (1 mile) - July 16, 2016
Deer Creek Open Water Swim (1 mile) - August 6, 2016
A special award is given to swimmers who complete these three swims in the same year at the year-end Salt Lake Open Water (SLOW) awards dinner.
For the first time we are offering a discounted bundle for all three events for just $170 for the Utah Triple Crown and $115 for the Mini Triple Crown.
Event details and schedule
7:15 to 8:15am - Registration, body marking and packet pick-up at the north end of the marina parking lot
8:35am - Course preview and safety meeting at the Observation Deck
8:50am - Swimmers shoudl begin making their way to the starting buoy
9:00am - Race begins
Friday June 3rd
7:00pm - Optional dinner at the Old Spaghetti Factory
Saturday June 4th
5:30am - Meet at the GSL Marina parking lot to be checked in and body marked