Open water swim race set for Tuesday at Quarry Lake

The final open water swim race of the season at Pure Austin Quarry Lake is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13.
The final open water swim race of the season at Pure Austin Quarry Lake is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Heads up, swimmers.

Daylight is dwindling, but water at the Pure Austin Quarry Lake is still warm. That means there’s time for one more Open Water Swim Race.

The final race of the season is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the lake,  4210 West Braker Lane.

Swimmers can choose from a 750-meter or 1,500-meter race.
Swimmers can choose from a 750-meter or 1,500-meter race.

Swimmers can choose from two distances – a 1,500-meter swim (two loops around the lake) or a 750-meter swim (one loop). Top finishers in male, female and masters categories will receive prizes from Zen, Lucky Robot, Austin Massage Co. and Austin East Ciders.

Entry fee is $20. Register online here or at the Pure Austin front desk through 4 p.m. race day. Onsite registration opens at 5 p.m. at the race site. 

The races will start separately – one at 6 p.m. and the other five minutes later.

For more information email Peri Kowal at kowalperi@gmail.com or Julie Stupp at  lj.stupp@gmail.com.

Author: Pam LeBlanc

Pam LeBlanc writes about fitness and travel for the Austin American-Statesman. She has worked for the Statesman since 1998 and written her weekly fitness column, Fit City, since 2004.

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