Bosnia Adds Another Free Race With Prize Money

The Bileca International Swimming Marathon is held in Lake Bileca, the biggest artificial lake in the Balkans. This is the first and the only international swimming marathon in Bileca and in Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The first Bileca International Swimming Marathon will be held on July 15, 2018 at Lake...

Ocean Swim Fiji Set to be the Ultimate Swimcation

Escape to paradise with Ocean Swim Fiji this September, a five-day event set to change destination swimming thanks to three distinct swim locations, a fusion of fitness and luxury, and a unique world-class experience. Adding to the global ocean swimming craze, Scott Rice, Director of the twelve-year strong Banana Boat...

Now these are truly “exotic” races… 2 gorgeous races in Romania!

I know, when you hear "exotic" you probably think of some of our other remote, tropical races, like: Ocean Swim Fiji, Bali Ocean Swim, Barbados Open Water Festival, SwimJunkie Challenge - Caramoan (Philippines), Race for the Conch (Turks & Caicos), The Santorini Experience (Greece), or The GSS Global Champs in...

The Maine event: Peaks to Portland Swim

The Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids, on July 28, 2018, is one of the oldest open water swims in the world!  The race has been going since before World War II, and since then thousands have braved Maine’s waters to swim the 2.4 miles (3.8k) from Peaks Island to...

Ireland adds another classic… The Grand Dublin Swim!

The Grand Dublin Swim is another fantastic celebration of the fun and excitement that is Irish open water swimming culture. Taking place on July 28, 2018, in the heart of Dublin, the swim appeals to those of all abilities. The different distances make the event accessible to those of varying skill...

Upstream race for prize money in Bosnia! And it’s free!

The International Swimming Marathon ’’BRCKO DISTRIKT’’ is organized by swimming extreme sports club “ATOS SAVA” Brcko located in Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina.  This makes Bosnia and Herzegovina the 38th country, and the 143rd race in the Global Swim Series! ’’BRCKO DISTRIKT’’ International Swimming Marathon is an annual swimming competition held...

SoCal swimming at its best… in Santa Monica, California!

On June 23, 2018 the Santa Monica Pier - 360 Ocean Swim will provide a surreal start for the athletes before they take off for a rigorous and awesome 1.2-mile ocean swim off the stunning Pacific Coast in southern California! The historic Santa Monica Pier was the first pier of...

2 amazing races… on 1 trip to Greece!

You may have seen our recent announcement about the Santorini Experience on Oct 5-7, joining the GSS, well now you can also do the Navarino Challenge, Oct 13, on the same trip too! If you’re looking for an excuse to check out a fun and exciting race abroad, the Navarino...

12-Week Open Water Swim Training Plan

MySwimPro is the Official Training Partner of the Global Swim Series.  All GSS swimmers can get a 20% discount off their first year of the MySwimPro premium membership by signing up here and using the code GSS20%OFF at checkout. Swimming without a training plan is a bit like trying to...

Swim in the south of France!

La Posidonienne is an incredible open water swimming event in the south of France that takes place on Oct 14, 2018. The races take place in the Mediterranean Sea, in the coast of the town of Martigues and only a short distance from the majestic resort town of Marseille.  A swim...

Kicking Off the 2018-19 GSS Season

The great thing about being a global series, is that there is never an off-season.  Having just previously announced our winners for the 2017-18 season we're all set to go and kick things off for 2018/19 We're starting off right away with two very exciting races on opposite sides of...

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