500 Yard Swim
1.2 Mile Adult Swim
2.4 Mile Adult Swim
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Registration is also available on Active:Click Here
The Catfish Open Water Swim will be held in the North Beach at Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore, CA and gives swimmers and triathletes a chance to swim in one of California's scenic reservoirs. This event is ideal for an open water swim, offering clean water and beautiful surroundings on a warm summer day! Fresh fruit, burritos and other great gourmet food will be served from our local sponsors. This open water swim creates an athlete experience everyone loves to enjoy!
- Branded swim cap
- Custom event branded t-shirt
- Finishers chamois
- Race day announcer
- Race results posted on race day
- Great music
See how your tri club/team and/or swim club/team can WIN at this race and the Championship for 2015!
Packet Pickup Open: 6:30am
500 Yard Swim: 8:00am Start
1.2 & 2.4 Mile Swim Wetsuit: 8:10am Start
1.2 & 2.4 Mile Swim Non-Wetsuit: 8:20am Start
-Open to all individuals
Packet pickup will be on race day, please come early to get yourself ready for your swim events.
Post race assessments, ART and graston.
Course Preview: Click Here
All participants, sponsors, vendors, and park staff will be covered under our A rated insuarance Policy.
All swims have a deep water start. Courses will all be counter clockwise in direction and will follow the large yellow and orange neon buoys around the 500 yard, 1.2 mile and 2.4 mile courses. The large yellow buoys will be major turns on the 1.2 and 2.4 mile courses. The 2 mile participants will complete the course twice and all 1 and 2 mile swims will finish on the beach. The 500 yard swimmers will have a course marked with circular buoy in the middle of the lake and lifeguards directing participants arond each of the two turns. This swim will finish on the beach as well.
Click Here for a printable version of the swim courses
Approx. Temperature in June: 67-70 degrees
This race will be timed using chip transpoders. Upon checking in you will receive a chip that is traditionally worn on the ankle. It is the athlete's responsibility to wear the chip during the entire race, if you do not wear the chip you will NOT be timed!.
The Athlete is also 100% totally responsible for the return of the chip, our waiver will have a disclaimer that must be signed that states you the athlete must return the chip or be billed accordingly by our timing company. It is the racers responsibility to make sure if you cannot attend the race that the chip will be returned within 7- business days to USA Productions LLC.
Parking Details: Parking will be available at Del Valle for all participants and will cost $6 per vehicle. The parking area is adjacent to the lake area and is very convenient.
7000 Del Valle Road
Livermore, CA 94550
From San Francisco and the Peninsula:
From the East Bay:
From the South (Hwy. 101):
From the South (I5):
Get your results for past races: USA Productions Results
To make travel plans and book your hotel, and for other great travel opportunities, visit: www.usaproductions.org/travel
If you’re not a triathlete, swimmer, or runner and would like to participant in some way to help with the event, grab your friends and family and be a part of the events. Volunteers are needed to assist with several aspects of the event, including packet stuffing, pre-registration, course directions, finish line as well as water stations along the course.
Contact us today and thanks for volunteering: Contact USA Productions
RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS OPEN. DON'T MISS THIS GREAT EVENT! TELL A FELLOW SWIMMER!
Please be safe and courteous throughout the race. You will NOT be disqualified for assistance, stopping or holding onto lifeguard support! Have Fun. We look forward to seeing you on race day!
Signed Up But Can't Race: Policies: Cancellation / Credit Policies / Chip Return