Fast, Fun & Tide Assisted 10K… in Florida!

The 20th GSS race in the United States is Jacksonville, Florida's: "Up the River Downtown"! DRC Sports and JumpingFish present Jacksonville’s first marathon swim in the St. Johns River. Jacksonville’s Up the River Downtown 10k Open Water Race starts at Jacksonville University on the beach and finishes at Riverside Arts Market...

Have a True Florida Keys Adventure at the Swim For Alligator Lighthouse

The Florida Keys have always been known for their beautiful crystal-clear waters and relaxing island lifestyle, but they’re also a growing name on the open water swimming scene as well. The Swim for Alligator Lighthouse in gorgeous Islamorada, Florida is back in action this year and boasts an amazing tropical...

Three incredible races in Ireland, don’t miss out!

Ireland is home to a rich tradition of open water swimming and these three unique races are back in the GSS calendar for another exciting year of competition. Leinster Open Sea is the host of these three races and is an amazing non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting open water swimming...

The Toronto Island Lake Swim is Back and Better Than Ever!

The Toronto Island Lake Swim is back in action this year and will highlight what's been a great summer of GSS races in Canada. Last year the swim unfortunately wasn’t held due to flooding issues that plagued the island throughout the summer, but it's back this year and should...

Paris hosts another amazing race!

Come swim in Paris!  Check out "EDF Aqua Challenge - Paris" on September 2nd! If you missed the "Harmonie Mutuelle - Open Swim Stars - Paris" race on June 17, you now get a second chance to swim through the heart of Paris. The French Swimming Federation is continuing this incredible race...

Success in 2018 at Bring on the Bay!

What a race! The Bring on The Bay race day on July 14th this year was a smashing success hosting over 700 swimmers in the 3 km, and 1.5 km races. The race has continued to grow in popularity and you can see why especially with this year’s weather. The...

Another Successful Year at the Raslina Swimming Marathon

Another successfully organized Raslina swimming marathon took place last weekend. There were 172 swimmers in 5km and 1.5 km race and as well as 47 swimmers in children’s races. First among the women in 5 km race was Doris Beroš while Grgo Mujan was first among the men. In...

Plenty of Fun, Great Prizes and a Fantastic Cause at the Swim For Kids

The Swim For Kids is back and continues a busy summer lineup for the Global Swim Series in Canada. A relatively new swim race introduced in Kingston, ON, the Swim For Kids offers a 1.5km and 3km swim in Lake Ontario and even includes a post-swim breakfast along with...

Serbia adds 3 more races… including the 48 year old “Sabac Swimming Marathon”

Serbia now has 5 races in the Global Swim Series! And when you add that to the 2 races in Bosnia & Herzegovina, and 1 in Croatia, it has allowed the swimmers in this region the opportunity to become major contenders in the Global Rankings! The 3 new races in Serbia...

Northern Ireland adds 2 more: Lough Erne Swim.. and The Ballygally Beach Swim!

Northern Ireland has added 2 more great races!  That makes 10 races in Northern Ireland... not to mention the 11 races in Ireland! The first Lough Erne Swim took place in 1991 as a celebration of the Silver Jubilee or 25 years of the ILDSA (Irish Long Distance Swimming Assoc). Since...

Toronto Mile/GSS Cdn Champs… at the Toronto Triathlon Festival… on July 22!

Pump it up!  Here comes the first annual GSS Canadian Championships at the Toronto Mile! If you haven't already signed up for this great, new event... get on it now, it's coming up soon... Sunday, July 22, 2018! The race will be a new add-on to the largest triathlon festival in Canada... the...

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