Brave the shark infested waters in this virtual race from San Diego to Catalina Island.
How it works
The race begins in Virtual San Diego on October 1st. The first member to swim and log 80 miles wins the race. SwimmingCommunity.Com will track the distance that you log in your personal workout log to determine how much of the race you have completed, who is in the lead at any point and who, eventually, wins the race. You can check your standing as often as you want.
Any type of swimming workout is valid. Pull, kick or swim your way across the virtual Pacific Ocean to Catalina.
Sign up and start logging your workouts.
Workouts must be logged in WorkoutBuilder no more than 5 days after the actual workout date. That is, you can log a workout for October 1st on October 15th but the distance will not be counted toward the race distance.
Standings will be calculated real time.
Race begins October 1st. You can register anytime, however you can only log workouts within five days of the actual swim.
There is no fee. (Awards will be commensurate to the entry fee)
There will be overall winners and winners for the following age categories 0-18,19-39, 40-64, 65+. For this introductory race, men and women will compete together.