Due to high water at Saylorville Lake the race has been moved to Lake Easter in Des Moines. Race still starts at 8am and has a similar course design to the one we use at Saylorville Lake.

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The course map for Lake Easter isn’t finalized but will look something similar to this:

There is still time to register: https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=7858251

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Swim the Bridge is open for 2014 registrations!

Register here:

New for 2014:
Swim the Bridge has joined with the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA)!  We are excited to be partnering with WOWSA to bring Iowa another long distance open water swim!

2014 Distances:
5k (3.1 miles)
2.4 miles swim
1.2 mile swim
500 meter swim

Cash awards for:
-          Team with most competitors
-          Top two fastest teams

Send questions to Alex – alex@swimthebridge.com

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Swim the Bridge 2013 UPDATE!

Swim the Bridge will be on Sunday July 28, 2013!

We hope to have registration open this week!

NEW for 2013:
We are accepting athletes 13 – 17! (parental permission and swim coach approval/recommendation required if under 18)

Have questions send them to Alex – alex@swimthebridge.com

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The Basics

Swim the bridge July 27, 2014
Swim Start Time: 8 AM

Swim distances:
500 meters
1.2 miles
2.4 miles
3.1 miles

Team (6+ athletes) Cash $$ awards!!!

Register Online:
Click here to register online for 2014!


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Course Records

500 Meter:
Male: Greg Moyle, Ankeny, IA 07:07.8 ('12)
Female: Krista Tippin Waukee, IA 08:02.2 ('12)

1.2 mile:
Males: Dennis Bennett Norwalk, IA - 26:02.4 ('12)
Female: Krista Tippin Waukee, IA - 27:42.9 ('12)

2.4 Mile:
Male: Tony Stewart Overland Park, KS - 48:24.4 ('12)
Female: Rachel Stauffer, Des Moines, IA - 55:45.5 ('12)

3.1 (5K) Mile:
Male: Wayne Huebener Iowa City, IA - 1:14:42.3 ('12)
Female: Shelia Wrobel Papillion, NE - 1:19:26.7 ('12)

Fastest Team:
2013 - Z3 Performance Triathlon Team
2012 - Y Rats -Riverfront YMCA Des Moines, IA
2011 - TRI Racers of Iowa Ankeny, IA

Think you can beat them in 2013? You just need 6 swimmers...