Thursday, May 14, 2009

Doing a 10K Open Water Swim with Altitude

The Deer Creek Open Water Marathon Swim is held in Deer Creek State Park in Utah. The events include a 1-mile, 5K, 10K and 10-mile swims along the shoreline of Deer Creek Reservoir. Held in a scenic venue, the athletes are challenged by swimming in the flat 72°F (22°C) water at 5,400-feet altitude (1,645 meters). Here is a report from Utah (click play arrow below):

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