Event Summary

The Solstice Sunset Swim is a swim created in cooperation with the Longmont Kinetics Festival.  Participants have the opportunity to swim either a 1.2 mile race or a 2.4 mile race.  Awards will be given out to the top three finishers in each division for each race.  Divisions will be both non-wetsuit and wetsuit for both men and women for each race.  Following the race, there will be a bonfire on the lake. Before the event there is the festival.  Details can be found at http://longmontkinetics.com/.  Hope to see you both in the water and in the beer garden!

 

Race day registration - Cash or Personal Check only. Must bring valid I.D. for check in.

What: Solstice Swim

Where: Union Reservoir, Longmont, CO

When: 6:00pm, Saturday, June 24, 2017

Distances:
1.2 Mile Competitive Swim (Timed – 13 year minimum age)
2.4 Mile Competitive Swim (Timed – 16 year minimum age)

Time cut-offs:
All swimmers must be capable of completing the distance you have entered and must be able to complete your respective event within the given cut-off time.
1.2 Miles – 1 hour
2.4 Miles – 2 hours

Countdown to Event:

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Details

We will have a mass beach start for each event.

Race day registration & Packet pick up will begin at 4:00pm and close at 5:30pm.

Current Pricing*: 1.2 miles - $45, 2.4 miles - $55

Directions

From Boulder: Take 119 North to E County Line Road. Left on E County Line Road. In less than a mile, turn Right on Co Rd 26 (look for brown Union Reservoir directional signs). Follow to parking.

From Denver: Take 25N to Exit 240 (119W). Right on E County Line Road. In less than a mile, turn Right on Co Rd 26 (look for brown Union Reservoir directional signs). Follow to parking.

From Fort Collins: Take 25S to Exit 243 (66W toward Longmont/Lyons/Platteville). Four miles to E County Line Road. In just over two miles, turn Left on Co Rd 26 (look for brown Union Reservoir directional signs). Follow to parking.

MUST BRING A COPY OF YOUR RECEIPT TO PROVE ENTRY IN RACE TO RECEIVE $5 DISCOUNT AT FRONT GATE! Please bring $5 CASH to cover front gate entrance fee. If you bike in, the fee is $2.

The Solstice Swim is part of the Kinetics Solstice Festival. The Kinetics Solstice Festival has something for everyone! The days events include: The Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race (previously held at Boulder Reservoir), the Kids Recycled Raft Race, Solstice Swim, bands, food, beer and fun! $10 per carload if you do NOT have a race entry receipt ($5 with a receipt) or $2 to ride your bike. All races have registration fees associated with them.

Kinetics Solstice Festival

*Does not include 6.25% online registration fee