1k, 2k, and 4k Swims
One of the few chances to swim in the Ohio River. A great warm up for the Ironman Triathlon or to cap off your summer season. All proceeds go to local high school swimming. Sponsored by Lakeside Swim Team and North Oldham High School. Open to all ages.
1k and 2k courses will be set up roughly 30 yards off the riverbank. 4k race will be two laps of the 2k course. Great for spectators. River bank accessible along the entire course. Kayakers, Coast Guard, and local fire departments will be in the water to ensure safety. Water temperature expected to be in low 80's with a slight current.
Cost & Registration
$35 if registration is completed before August 1, 2016, $45 August 1 - September 20, 2015. Registration closes on September 20. No day of registration. T-shirt for the first 185 swimmers included with registration. Active.com is the exclusive registration provider for this event. There are no paper registrations this year. Teams of 4 or more can receive a team discount of $5/person. You can register your team as you complete the registration process on Active.com. Click here to go to Active.com and register.
Affiliations & Sanctioning
Sanctioning pending with USA Triathlon and US Masters Swimming. For insurance purposes, all swimmers must be a member of one of the sanctioning bodies; however, one-day memberships are available.
Youth (17 & Under)
There is no minimum age requirement; however, all swimmers 17 and under must have parental consent and parents must sign a waiver. If the parent is not coming to the event, please contact the Event Director prior to the race to confirm all paperwork is in order.
Race Day Schedule
For insurance reasons, the start time of the races is based on your affiliation.
USA Triathlon Members: Check in: 8:15am - 9:30am, Voluntary Clinic: 9:15am, Mandatory Safety Meeting: 9:35am, Warm-up: 9:45am, Swim start: 10:00am.
US Masters Swimmers: Check in: 9:45am - 11:00am, Voluntary Clinic: 10:45am, Mandatory Safety Meeting: 11:05am, Warm-up: 11:15am, Swim start: 11:30am.
Based on the number of swimmers entered, the Starter will make a race day decision if the 1k, 2k, and 4k will start at the same time or if the start will be staggered by a couple minutes.
Times will be recorded and posted; however, there are no awards. Door prizes will be raffled off after the swim. The first 185 swimmers receive a t-shirt.
In case of severe weather, the start will be delayed. For weather updates on race day call 502-228-5876. The race will not be delayed for rain only.
Other Pages (click on link below)
How to Registration
2014 Swimmer Instructions