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WELCOME TO THE LONG BRIDGE SWIM!Results for 2018 swim

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.

2018 SWIM RESULTS!

Our 2018 swim was August 4, 2018
This year's swim was a beauty!

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WE HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT YEAR

August 2019 will be our silver anniversary!
Be sure to save the date August 3, 2019 - always the first Saturday in August - right now, and join us as a participant, volunteer or spectator! This event is great for any fitness level!

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
August 4, 2018 in Sandpoint, Idaho

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
no flotation devices allowed (i.e. kick boards, life jackets, noodles etc). Swimmers under 8 years old must be approved by director (208-946-7533). The swim will proceed in all but lightning and severe wind/cold. 

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.