2017 CHANGE YOUR LATITUDE DATES

2017 Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge will be held August 13 in Sitka Alaska.  Still the Northernmost open ocean race in the United States (and as far as we can tell planet Earth!) Weekend events will begin for those who arrive Thursday or early Friday morning with a short swim along […]

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Schedule of events for 2016 Change Your Latitude!

SCHEDULE AND REMINDERS 2016 (PDF document in link) SATURDAY, August 6, 2016               Location: Sitka Sound Science Center – 834 Lincoln St 4:30 PM – Pre-Race Registration 5:00 Welcome, Introduction and Sitka Sound Swim History 5:15 Swimmer Safety and Course Review 5:30 USCG Auxiliary Course Safety 5:35 Kayaker Responsibilities 5:35 Safety Boats and Start/Finish Crew 5:50 Tips/Techniques/Additional […]

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August isn’t so far away!

We hope everyone has settled into their open water seasons well! More and more swimmers have been hitting the water here in Sitka with regular weekly swims happening and numbers growing. We have heard that lodging here in Sitka is booking up fast for the busy weekend of the 2015 Change Your Latitude open water […]

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REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

2015 Change Your Latitude – 57* North Open Water Challenge Registration is Open! What are you going to swim? 1k, 3k, 6k or the 10k? Anyone out there brave enough to swim the course “naked”? Register at: bbsc.mycustomevent.com 2014 was the biggest crowd we have had yet to swim in Sitka Sound for Change Your […]

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2014 Change Your Latitude Results

Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge 2014 Results  Men’s 10K – Patrick Williams 2:26.53, Ryan Robertson 2:46.54, Scott Watts 2:49:00, Daryl Johnson 3:36:45 Women’s 10K – Hannah Williams 2:53:46, Cynthia Werhane 2:58:46, Trehpina Galloway 3:41:55 Men’s 6K– Chris Calvin 1:36:36, David Moore 1:56:40, Dean Orbison 1:59:44, Peter Weiland 2:07:26 Women’s 6K – […]

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2014 WEEKEND SCHEDULE

One of the most exciting and adventurous weekend swims you will ever do approaches! We can’t wait to welcome all of the 2014 Change Your Latitude participants to the waters of Sitka Sound! The following is the weekend schedule. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Again we look forward to […]

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