Sunday, February 19, 2017

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An Adventure in Haiti and another South African Classic

This weekend is another busy one on the GSS calendar.  There are two great races on opposite sides of the globe.  Just outside of...

The Best Mile yet at the Midmar Dam

The 44th edition of the world famous aQuellé Midmar Mile went off this weekend without a hitch, with many saying it was the best year...

Biggest Race Weekend Ever for GSS this Week

There’s going to be plenty of action going on this weekend in the Global Swim Series, with some of the world’s most iconic races...

Delaware jumps in with: Escape to Lewes

And it is quite a jump. All swimmers know about escaping from Alcatraz, well this is kind of the east coast equivalent.  Except instead of escaping "from"...

Celebrate Australia Day with an Open Water Swim!

This Thursday January 26th is Australia Day and what better way to celebrate a land of sun, beautiful beaches and pristine waters than to...

Get to the point: The Point to LaPointe Swim

Another amazing swim on the Great Lakes is the Point to Lapointe Swim in Lake Superior, starting in Bayfield, Wisconsin. The race is actually pretty...

Open water swimming… in Alaska? Absolutely.

So the latest addition to the Global Swim Series is the "Change Your Latitude" swim in Sitka, Alaska.  And at 57 degrees north latitude...

England enters the GSS with one of the oldest races in the world.

The Dee Mile is one of the oldest races in the world and is also the first open water swim in England to join...

The largest race in the world joins the GSS… over 16,000 swimmers

You read that right, there are over 16,000 swimmers in South Africa's "Midmar Mile". This makes it the third incredible race in South Africa to...

The Great Australia Day Swim joins the Global Swim Series

The Swimland "Great Australia Day Swim" features a variety of races that attract over 900 swimmers!  The race is actually part of an entire...