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Celebrate clean, healthy water in Grand Traverse Bay with a unique open water swim event on Saturday, August 10, 2024, to benefit The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay, a non-profit that works to protect the bay and its 1,000-square-mile watershed.
The fifth 2-mile bay swim begins and ends at Greilickville Harbor Park in Elmwood Township, MI.
Whether you’re a serious swimmer looking for a timed event, a triathlete wanting to practice in open water, a recreational swimmer setting a personal goal for your swimming, or someone passionate about water quality and making a difference locally, the Swim for Grand Traverse Bay is an exciting, challenging, and fun celebration of clean and healthy water in our region.
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*This course is still being confirmed.
The course will be a two-mile out and back from Greilickville Harbor Park.
August temperatures in northern Michigan average a high in the mid to upper 70s, with lows in the high 50s to low 60s. Expect water temperatures to be in the upper 60s to low 70s depending on how warm of a summer we have.
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Although the Swim is not a sanctioned event, timing services are provided. Awards will be given in wetsuit and non-wetsuit categories to the top male and female swimmers in various age groups. Swimmers can also access their results after the event.
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