Mountain Swim Series

Mountain Swim Series

Are you looking for more opportunities for open water swimming in Colorado? SwimLabs is partnering with the Mountain Swim Series on several open water races this year around the Denver/Front Range region.  These races provide the opportunity to practice for triathlons, gauge where you are in training, test your open water sighting turning and drafting skills and compete against other Colorado open water swimmers. Boyd Lake Spring Splash (June 3) 1.2 Mile 2.4 Mile 5K Solstice Sunset Swim (June 24) 1.2 Mile 2.4 Mile Carter Lake (July 29) 3 Mile Chatfield Classic (Aug. 13) 1 Mile 2 Mile REGISTER... read more
Hit the Open Water!

Hit the Open Water!

SwimLabs’ Open Water Training at Grant Ranch On any given Tuesday, Thursday, or weekend morning through September 10, swimmers can watch the sun rise from the calm water at Grant Ranch. Cheerful colored caps bob up and down as athletes acclimate to the water, which will steadily warm throughout the summer. Swimmers take advantage of the motorboat-free course and bright orange swim buoys to train for triathlons or open water races, or to vary their regular workout routine. Grant Ranch offers two courses, a .5 mile triangle or a 1.2 mile loop. As Ironman participant and English Channel swimmer, Dr. Laura Borgelt, noted in our Open Water Panel discussion, a workout in open water is worth more than the... read more