Open Water Events

1/2 Mile – Swimmers of all ages follow the green buoys down the beach line until turning to swim with the current further out into the river then finally turning toward the shore to come into the finish line.

1 Mile – Swimmers of all ages travel around one lap of the triangular course following the orange (continue straight) and yellow (turn here) back to shore.

5K – Swimmers who have qualified (EITHER completed a 500 yd or 400 meter swim in a sanctioned USA, YMCA, USM, NCAA, High School, or Middle School meet with a 6:00.00 or faster; OR completed an open water 5K event within the last 18 months) follows the mile course and completes three loops. *NOTE: To insure safety and integrity of the race, any competitor not completing 2.25 laps within 1hr and 15min will be directed to shore.

*IN THE INTEREST OF TIME AND SAFETY, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PULL ANY SWIMMER FROM THE WATER IF WE FEEL THEY CANNOT FINISH IN THE ALLOTTED TIME*

DS MCM 2015 Course Map For Email