If you find yourself near Sacramento, California tomorrow, the July 4th Fire Cracker 8000 may be something special to try.
The July 4th Fire Cracker 8000 is a unique open water swim where the water temperature at the start is about 75°F (23.8°C), but gets progressively colder as the swimmers head upstream.
The swim is held in Lake Natoma in Folsom, California. The participants swim upstream near the Sacramento State Aquatics Center and finish at Negro Bar Beach 8 kilometers away where the water temperature is expected to be about 56°F (13.3°C).
A swim in a beautiful area against a slight current and increasingly colder waters makes for a very memorable open water swimming holiday.
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