The Long Bridge Swim, in beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho, is the Northwest's premier open-water event. The swim is 1.76 miles across Lake Pend Oreille.
Our 2018 swim was August 4, 2018
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WE HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT YEAR
August 2019 will be our silver anniversary!
Check back for 2019 swim details as we have them firmed up. Meantime, please browse around for more information on this year's 2018 event, and our annual swim in general.
24th Annual Long Bridge Swim
DATE: Saturday, August 4, 2018
TIME: Check-in is from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. There will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION available. Mandatory pre-swim meeting 8 a.m. • Swim start approximately 9 a.m. following conclusion of mandatory safety meeting.
CHECK-IN LOCATION: The check in location is at Sandpoint High School 410 South Division Ave., Sandpoint.
We will shuttle all swimmers to the south end of the bridge where the swim starts.
Early Packet Pick Up and Last Chance to Register are on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 5:30 PM-7 PM at Sandpoint High School (410 S. Division Ave.,Sandpoint)
SAFETY: Safety is our #1 priority. Qualifed safety personnel have the authority to pull any swimmer out of the event for safety reasons. All swimmers must proceed under their own power - no “towing” of other swimmers permitted and
REFUNDS WILL NOT BE GIVEN IF CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER OR ANY OTHER REASON.
Wet suits are recommended, but not required. It will make you safer and swim faster!
Participants wearing fins will not qualify for “speed” awards. •
2.5 hour time limit for the swim.
The Long Bridge Swim
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