Open Water Festival

April 13, 2018 - April 15, 2018
April 13, 2018


Miromar Lakes - Florida
10160 Miromar Lakes Blvd. E. Miromar Lakes, FL 33913

More information at the Open Water Festival website - LINK
*Details on registration is listed below under the heading of each type of race.  

Check out some pictures from the 2014 Open Water Festival:  Photo Link

There are several events during the weekend of the Open Water Festival at Miromar Lakes!  Below is a summary of some of the events that T2 athletes may want to participate in.  In addition to these is the Crippen Cup 10K Race - should be awesome to see some of the best in the USA Compete in this open water race that includes water and feeding during the race!

All T2 athletes are encouraged to come and participate or watch and learn during the weekend.

Friday:  Open Water Clinic: Only open to swimmers who are entered in events at the Open Water Festival.  Details on the Open Water Festival Events Page.  No registration needed.  

Saturday:  11&Older Team Pursuit, 10&Under Team Relay:  Team Pursuit is a team of 3-5 athletes per team and the finish of the race is determined by your 3rd place finisher.  The Team Pursuit is 2.5K for 15&Older’s and 1.2K for 11-12’s.  Team Relay is a relay of 4 athletes who pass off an arm band to each other after swimming 250 yards (1000 yards total).  Athletes interested in being in a team pursuit and team relay should notify both their groups lead coach as well as Coach Gregg –  T2 will do registrations for these events.  To compete in these events athletes must also be entered in the Sunset Mile, 10&U Buddy Swim, or the LSC All Star Open Water Challenge.

Saturday:  10&U Buddy Swim:  300 Yards parallel to the shore.  Athletes swim with an older athlete.  You can pick your own buddy or you will be matched up with someone in this beginning level open water swim.  Registration for this event is done via - link is on the Open Water Festival Events Page:  LINK

Saturday:  Crippen Sunset Mile:  1 mile loop around the perimeter of the lake.  Proceeds for this event go to the Crippen Elevation Foundation.  This event is named for Fran Crippen – former USA National Champion and Member of the USA Olympic Team.  Registration for this event is done via - link is on the Open Water Festival Events Page:  LINK

Sunday:  LSC All Star Team Challenge:  13&Olders swim a 5K, 11-12’s swim a 2.5K, 10&U’s swim a 1,000.  This is a scored event and is the selection for the Florida Swimming Open Water Zone Team 11&Older (which goes to Chattanooga for the Southern Zone Open Water Championships).  T2 will do the entry for this event.  More details to come.