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Lake Champlain Open Water Swim (3.76 miles)

  • Old Dock Essex, NY (map)

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Registration fee: $45, $55 after August 13

Swim across Lake Champlain from New York to Vermont. The race starts from the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, from the Old Dock in the quaint town of Essex, NY across Lake Champlain to the Charlotte public beach in the town of Charlotte, VT.

The organizers reserve the right to cancel the race if it is too windy and the support craft cannot navigate. In this case the race will be held the following Sunday.

Registration for the race will open in March, 2016 and will close a week before the race at midnight.

Day of the race — September 11, 2016 — Sign up is between 9am and 10am in Essex. Cabins and Porta potties will be available. Bring a bag with your name on it for your clothing. It will be transported to the finish area.

Race starts at 10:30am. Cut off time is 2:30pm.

Award ceremony will held at Charlotte public beach at 3:00pm. Drinks and energy food will be available for the swimmers.