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 […]Read More 2017 CHANGE YOUR LATITUDE DATES
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 […]Read More Schedule of events for 2016 Change Your Latitude!
2016 Change Your Latitude – 57* North Open Water Challenge Registration is Open! What will it be for you? 1k, 3k, 6k or the 10k? Register at: bbsc.mycustomevent.com With record numbers and course records falling in 2015 what will the 2016 northern most US open water swim bring us! In our 9th year Change Your Latitude […]Read More 2016 Change Your Latitude Registrations Open!
Records were broken in registrations, number of “naked” swimmers, and on the course in the 8th Annual Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge! With 39 swimmers jumping in and 5 in the water with no wetsuits participants enjoyed a beautiful day of swimming. Several Course records were broken on Sunday with both […]Read More 2015 CHANGE YOUR LATITUDE – Course and Event Records Under Sunny Skies!
Here it is… the weekend events for the 2015 Change Your Latitude Open Water Challenge! We will send final confirmation to all registered swimmers on Monday. Looking forward to welcoming everyone to Sitka and jumping in for the BEST swim of your life! SCHEDULE AND REMINDERS 2015Read More Weekend Schedule for 2015 CYL!
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 […]Read More August isn’t so far away!
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 […]Read More REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
2015 DATES ARE SET! JOIN US AUGUST 9TH FOR THE NORTHERN MOST SWIM OF YOUR LIFE! Swimmer registrations will open Sunday, January 4th, for the 2015 Change Your Latitude – 57* North Open Water Challenge! Race participants can register for the 10k, 6k, 3k or 1k solo swims. This year the 3k swim is open to 14 […]Read More 2015 Change Your Latitude – August 9th!
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 – […]Read More 2014 Change Your Latitude Results
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 […]Read More 2014 WEEKEND SCHEDULE