LOST Trophy and CNE pics
LOST Trophy and CNE pics (2014)

Okay, for those of you that haven’t registered yet, here are the need-to-know facts:

  • Saturday, Aug 8
  • 8:00 am start (check in starts at 6:30)
  • 3.8 km, point-to-point, Ironman distance!
  • wetsuit or naked divisions
  • around 100 swimmers… the largest-longest open water race in Canada!
  • member of the Global Swim Series!  (you will automatically be ranked in the world! Global-SS-Banner Visit GlobalSwimSeries.com)
  • cost $55 (if you are registering now or on race day… looks like you missed early registration of $45, oh well, you’ll know for next year!)SWAG
  • SWAG for the first 100 people to check in on race day:
    • LOST Race & Global Swim Series silicone swim cap!
    • LOST Race drawstring bag!
    • LOST Swimming pen!
    • LOST Swimming coffee mug!
    • LOST Swimming ear phones!  (big thanks on the swag to John Stibrany!)
    • snacks after the race!
    • … and most of all, a fun and friendly swim along one of the most beautiful and scenic open water swim courses in the world!  (… probably the most expensive real estate you’ll ever swim by too… maybe Malibu or Dubai… but I doubt it!)
    • also… we will be raffling off a free Xterra wetsuit for all competitors AND volunteers! Xterra and LOST poster

 

  • this one is for Lynn (trying to decide to go wetsuit or naked… it’s always a nice temp!)

LOST Race day weather

 

See all the details and pics under the LOST Race tab!

See you all there!!!

Cheers,

Rob

 

 

 

 

For more info and lots of cool pics, see the LOST Race tab or click here!

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I founded LOST Swimming because I like open water swimming and would like to see it grow and thrive in Lake Ontario. I started as a competitive swimmer as a kid and ended up getting as far as a silver medal at Nationals and going to the Olympic Trials in 1988. But I retired after that, I was sick of swimming. So I got into running marathons and have run over 35 to date, as well as a few ultra marathons, including the Marathon des Sables (7 day, ultra across the Sahara Desert). I also kind of fell into triathlons and have done a handful of Ironman tri's too. This gradually got me back in the water and in 2006 I took the plunge and attempted swimming the English Channel. I didn't quite make it across, but the circle was now complete and after 17 years I was a swimmer again! Although I still do plenty of pool swimming, I now much prefer open water swimming and like to say that open water swimming is to pool swimming, what trail running is to treadmill running! As a result I hope to encourage more people to join me for a dip in Lake Ontario as often as we can!

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