Swim the Ford

Named after the Tuckaseegee Ford, a historical trading route which crossed the Catawba River at the Whitewater Center, this open water swim will feature two different distances: a one-lap, sprint triathlon distance (.75k), and a two-lap, Olympic triathlon distance (1.5k). This race is not intended for recreational swimming (ie: playing in the water). Swimmers should be confident in their own abilities as this is a self-assisted race in the open waters of a natural river. In order to participate, swimmers are required to bring their own brightly colored swim cap. Wetsuits are not required, but will be allowed.

Saturday, April 25 – 8:30am

Race starts and finishes at the Flatwater Dock. View the course map here.

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