Midwest Open Water Swims - 2019

Calendar of organized open-water swim races in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Confirmed 2019 dates.
DateSwimLocationTypeDistance
6/2/2019 Zoom Open Water Swim #1 Delaware, OH lake 1.5 km, 3 km, 5 km
6/8/2019 Gull Lake Challenge Nisswa, MN lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
6/15/2019 Indy O.W. Challenge (USMS 2-mi Cable Champs) Indianapolis, IN lake 2 mi
6/15/2019 END-WET Grand Forks, ND river 36 mi
6/22/2019 Central Illinois OW Swim Hudson, IL lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
6/22/2019 Lake Harriet Lake Harriet, MN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
6/22/2019 The Wilmette Open Water Swim Race Wilmette, IL lake
6/29/2019 Minocqua Island Swim Challenge Minocqua, WI lake 1 mi
7/7/2019 Zoom Open Water Swim #2 Wilmington, OH lake 3 km, 5 km
7/7/2019 Big Swell - Devil's Lake Baraboo, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
7/7/2019 Poseidon Swim Challenge Indianapolis, IN river 2 km
7/13/2019 Brogan Lake Erie Open Water Classic Cleveland, OH lake 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi
7/13/2019 Lake Rebecca Lake Rebecca, MN lake 5 km
7/27/2019 Cornhusker State Games Raymond, NE lake 100 m, 1 mi., 5K, 10K
7/28/2019 Great Lake Plunge Evanston, IL lake 200m, 1km, 2km, 4km
8/3/2019 Point to LaPointe Swim Bayfield, WI lake 2 mi
8/4/2019 Harbor Springs Coastal Crawl Harbor Springs, MI lake 1, 2 & 3 miles
8/4/2019 Swim 4 Freedom Lake Geneva, WI lake 3 mi, 6 mi
8/10/2019 Cream City Classic Milwaukee, WI river 1.5 mi
8/10/2019 Swim for Grand Traverse Bay Traverse City, MI lake 2 mi
8/10/2019 Minnetonka Challenge Minneapolis, MN lake 5 mi, 10 mi
8/10/2019 Swim Across America - Chicago Chicago, IL lake 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 1.5 mi, 3 mi
8/11/2019 Mighty Mac Swim St. Ignace, Michigan lake 4 mi
8/17/2019 Fidler's Pond Swim Goshen, IN lake 1 mi
8/17/2019 Endless Summer Beach Swim Gary, IN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
8/17/2019 Madison Open Water Swim Madison, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
8/18/2019 Swim to the Moon Pinckney, MI lake 0.5 mi, 1.2 mi, 5K, 10 km
8/18/2019 Break A Wave Traverse City, MI lake 1 mi, 2 mi
8/25/2019 Zoom Open Water Swim #3 Oxford, OH lake 3 km, 5 km
9/7/2019 Big Shoulders Chicago, IL lake 2.5K, 5 km
9/7/2019 JJ Hill Lake Minnetonka, MN lake 1 mi, 2 mi
9/8/2019 Swam That Race West Lake Okoboji, IA lake 2.5K, 5K, 7.5K, and 10K
9/15/2019 Zoom Open Water Swim #4 Delaware, OH lake 3 km, 5 km

2019 dates not yet known

DateSwimLocationTypeDistance
6/9/2018 USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship Makenda, IL lake 1 mi, 5K
7/28/2018 Clean Lakes Alliance Shoreline Swim Madison, WI lake 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi
8/5/2018 Swim the Bridge Saylorville Lake, IA lake 500m, 1.2 mi, 2.4 mi, 5 km
8/11/2018 Friends Of Plaza Pool OW Swim Presque Isle, MI lake 1 mi, 0.5 mi
8/19/2018 Big Swell - McKinley Beach Milwaukee, WI lake 2.5 km, 5 km
8/25/2018 Park Point - Lake Superior Duluth, MN lake 1k, 2k, 3k, 4k and 5k
9/9/2018 Tallchief Open Water Challenge Sand Springs, Oklahoma lake 0.25mi, 0.5 mi, 1 mi, 2 mi, 3 mi

solrx

SolRx: marathon swimmers' most recommended sunblock. Waterproof for 8 hours!

Buy on Amazon


Local Calendars


Calendar maintained by: Mark Spratt