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Sat, Aug 17, 2024

The LOST Race

1.6 km (Looped)
3.8 km (Full Distance)

ABOUT THE RACE

The LOST Race is one of Canada’s oldest and prestigious open water events, recognized around the world, and attended by swimmers from around the world as well!. It is hosted by the Lake Ontario Swim Team (L.O.S.T. Swimming), a non-profit, volunteer run organization founded in 2006. The LOST Race is a fun, inclusive and competitive 3.8 km (Ironman distance) race in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Oakville has become the top spot for open water racing in Lake Ontario, and the LOST Race, which began in 2008 with just 8 swimmers, has grown to over 200 swimmers each year! The route is a point to point route and is safe and fun. It is also exceptionally scenic as it passes by one of the most beautiful neighborhoods, with some of the most spectacular and expensive homes in Canada!

Relevant information

The majority of participants are just regular swimmers that are up for a good challenge, but over the years there have also been some pretty amazing swimmers compete too.

There’s been tons of triathletes (Ironman especially), NCAA and Canadian Varsity swimmers, Olympians, people who have swum the English Channel, around Manhattan, around Key West, the length of Tampa Bay and numerous other marathon swims around the world… and of course there are even a select few who have swum across Lake Ontario! Starting in 2016 we also started “The LOST Mile”! A bit shorter for those that haven’t worked up to the 3.8 km distance or a bit faster for those that want to do a 1 mile sprint! Either way there is something for everyone and both are a lot of fun! So join us for an epic morning race, splashing around in one of the best open water locations in the world!

  • 6:30AM - Registration opens at both LOST Race & LOST Mile starting locations

  • 7:45AM - LOST Race pre-race briefing

  • 8:00AM - LOST Race starts

  • 8:15AM - LOST Mile pre-race briefing

  • 8:30AM - LOST Mile starts

  • 10:00AM - LOST Race cut-off (race director's discretion based on conditions)

  • 10:00AM - Awards presentation begins

  • 10:20AM - LOST Pier Picture

Overview

Sat, Aug 17, 2024

1.6 km (Looped)
3.8 km (Full Distance)

Location

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The LOST Race

Route date: August 17, 2024
Route Starting Time: 8:00 am

The LOST Mile

Route date: August 17, 2024
Route Starting Time: 8:30 am

Registration

This event is organized by:
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Lake Ontario LOST Swimming Team
Online tickets are open until 29 May, 10:00 am

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