Swim the Bridge will take place at the “Mile Long Bridge” boat ramp on Saylorville Lake just south of Polk City, Iowa. ┬áParking and the start/finish will happen on the west side of the lake at the boat ramp. ┬áPlease follow the volunteers directions in how/where to park when arriving that morning.

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Direction from Des Moines and points South:
Take I80/35 to exit 127 Highway 141 North
Exit at NW Saylorville Dr/Polk City
Turn Left onto St Hwy 415
Turn Right onto NW 110th St
Follow signs to parking.

Direction from Ames and points North:
From Hwy 30 take South Dakota Ave/R38
Take a Right onto NW 126 Ave
Take a Left onto NW Sheldahl Dr.
Take a Right onto NW 112th/Bridge St.
Continue across Mile Long Bridge to the west side of the lake.
Take a Right at the 4 way stop onto NW Beaver Dr.
Take a Right onto NW 100th St.
Follow signs to parking.

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Swim the bridge August 5, 2018
Swim Start Time: 8 AM

Swim distances:
500 meters
1.2 miles
2.4 miles
3.1 miles

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

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:
2017 - TriRacers of Iowa
2016 - Above + Beyond Cancer
2015 - Dream Team
2014 - Dream Team
2013 - Z3 Performance Triathlon Team
2012 - Y Rats -Riverfront YMCA
2011 - TRI Racers of Iowa

Think you can beat them in 2018? You just need 6 swimmers and one swimmer in each distance...