Marathon Swimmers Federation

Midwest Open Water Swims

Now updated for 2016!

Calendar of organized open-water swim races in the Midwestern United States (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma).

2016 dates if available; otherwise 2015 dates are shown. To add an event to this list, please contact us.

Date Swim Location Type Distance
6/4/2016 Geoffrey Keller Memorial OW Swim Marshall, IL lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
6/11/2016 Warsaw Aqua Mile Warsaw, IN lake 1 mi
6/18/2016 Indy O.W. Challenge (USMS 2-mi Cable Champs) Indianapolis, IN lake 2 mi
6/18/2016 END-WET Grand Forks, ND river 36 mi
6/25/2016 Central Illinois OW Swim Hudson, IL lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
6/25/2016 Minocqua Island Swim Challenge Minocqua, WI 1 mi
6/25/2016 Lake Harriet Lake Harriet, MN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
6/26/2016 Zoom Open Water Swim #1 Waynesville, OH lake 2 km, 5 km
7/9/2016 Big Swell Swim Devil's Lake, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
7/15/2016 Flathead Lake Swim Series Flathead Lake, MT lake 5 km
7/16/2016 Flathead Lake Swim Series Flathead Lake, MT lake 10 km
7/16/2016 Lake Rebecca Lake Rebecca, MN lake 5 km
7/17/2016 Lucky Duck Open Water Swim Sylvania, OH lake 5 km, 1 mi
7/17/2016 Flathead Lake Swim Series Flathead Lake, MT lake 1 mi, 0.5 mi
7/17/2016 Poseidon Swim Challenge Indianapolis, IN river 2 km
7/23/2016 Swim Across America - Chicago Chicago, IL lake 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 1.5 mi, 3 mi
7/31/2016 Zoom Open Water Swim #2 Springfield, OH lake 2 km, 5 km
8/6/2016 Point to LaPointe Swim Bayfield, WI lake 2 mi
8/13/2016 Minnetonka Challenge Minneapolis, MN lake 5 mi
8/14/2016 Zoom Open Water Swim #3 Oxford, OH lake 2 km, 5 km
8/21/2016 Swim to the Moon Pinckney, MI lake 0.5 mi, 1.2 mi, 5K, 10 km
9/10/2016 Big Shoulders Chicago, IL lake 2.5K, 5 km
9/10/2016 JJ Hill Lake Minnetonka, MN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
9/11/2016 Swam that Race West Lake Okoboji, IA lake 2.5K, 5K, 7.5K, 10 km
9/11/2016 Tallchief OW Challenge Sand Springs, O km lake 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi
9/18/2016 Ohio Tri Champs: Open Water Swims Delaware, OH lake 2 km, 5 km
6/20/2015 USMS 9+ mile Championship Noblesville, IN lake 5K, 15 km
8/2/2015 Swim 4 Freedom Lake Geneva, WI lake 8 mi
8/8/2015 Friends Of Plaza Pool OW Swim Presque Isle, MI lake 1 mi, 0.5 mi
8/9/2015 Swim the Bridge Saylorville Lake, IA lake 500m, 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi, 5 km
9/26/2015 Ohio River Swim Prospect, KY river 0.5 mi, 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
8/26/2017 Apostle Island Relay Bayfield, WI lake 20 mi

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