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WELCOME TO THE LONG BRIDGE SWIM!Results for 2018 swim

The 25th Annual Long Bridge Swim, held August 3, 2019, was one for the history books. Located in beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho, this 1.76-mile swim across Lake Pend Oreille is the Northwest's premier open-water event. Click here to see the results of this year's race.

SAVE THE DATE!
It's not too soon to register for the 2020 Long Bridge Swim, our 26th annual event.

DATE: Saturday, August 1, 2020

TIME: Check-in is from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. There will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION available. Mandatory pre-swim meeting 8 a.m. • Swim start approximately 9 a.m. following conclusion of mandatory safety meeting.

CHECK-IN LOCATION: The check in location is at Sandpoint High School 410 South Division Ave., Sandpoint.

We will shuttle all swimmers to the south end of the bridge where the swim starts. 

Early Packet Pick Up and Last Chance to Register are on Friday, August 2, 2019 from 5:30 PM-7 PM at Sandpoint High School (410 S. Division Ave.,Sandpoint)

SAFETY: Safety is our #1 priority. Qualifed safety personnel have the authority to pull any swimmer out of the event for safety reasons. All swimmers must proceed under their own power - no “towing” of other swimmers permitted and
no flotation devices allowed (i.e. kick boards, life jackets, noodles etc). Swimmers under 8 years old must be approved by director (208-946-7533). The swim will proceed in all but lightning and severe wind/cold. 

REFUNDS WILL NOT BE GIVEN IF CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER OR ANY OTHER REASON. 

Wet suits are recommended, but not required. It will make you safer and swim faster!

Participants wearing fins will not qualify for “speed” awards. •

 2.5 hour time limit for the swim.