July 13, 2014 Schedule of events:
Schedule (Subject to Change):
7-8 AM registration and chip pick-up
7:45-8:15 AM warm up
8:20 AM Pre-Race Briefing
8:30 AM Group 1: 2.4 mile, non-wetsuit (2 hour 20 min to complete the event)
8:40 AM Group 2: 2.4-Mile, wetsuit (2 hour 20 min to complete the event)
8:45 AM Group 3: 1.2-Mile, both wet-suits and non-w/s
(1 hour 10 min to complete the event)
9:30-9:55 AM Music and kids race registration
10:00 Kids race, 500m ages 12-18 (will be separated into smaller groups, based on age and experience level, and depending on number of entries)
10:10 - 10:30 AM More music!
All swimmers will start in the water and finish on the beach utilizing electronic timing chips.
This is a 1.2 mile course designed and marked by Race Day events. The course is well marked with large orange buoys, patrolled by lifeguards and volunteers in a variety of watercraft. The average water temperatures for Devil's lake in July is 69 degrees F.