Sunday August 10, 2014  -  Swim Time 8:30AM
National Harbor, Maryland

Tri Distance Open Water Swims

750  Meters - Sprint Swim
1.2 Miles - The Half IronSwim
2.4 Miles - The IronSwim
NEW! 5K - Half Marathon Swim
                ALL AGES WELCOME TO SWIM
Swim events are open to all ages and swimming abilities. Athletes from the
DC metro area as well as from across the country will gather to learn the
intricacies of open water swimming. The courses are designed to provide
safe and challenging events for both pool swimmers and open water
swimmers. In addition, these swims are a training opportunity for future race
officials. The swim organizers use their experience from national level
competitions to create a swimmer, family and spectator friendly festival
Please support our partners, sponsors and beneficiaries
HarborFest open water swims are designed to provide a comprehensive practice
for race day triathlon and swim conditions. Swims will be started, and timed as the
swim leg of a triathlon. Swimmers may choose one distance in the three Potomac
River courses. Open water swimming experts will provide basic knowledge for
beginning and intermediate swimmers for open water race techniques.
HarborFest is the perfect opportunity to practice race day swimming without the
pressure of a full tri.

Dubbed TriTown USA, the Nation's Capital is one of the world’s leading triathlon towns.  
With open water swimming the wave of the future, DC is now host to the first swim series
of its kind, offering a choice of three triathlon swimming event distances.  A new wave of
swimming opportunity awaits you in the scenic Potomac River.  Join us in the “Nation's
River” to challenge yourself, invigorate your dedication to swimming, and unlock your
undiscovered potential.

Now in the Potomac River, the  "Nation's River," competition opportunity awaits to
challenge and invigorate the open water swimmer in everybody
from sea to shining
sea. National Harbor is a premiere open water swimming venue, prime for swimmers and
spectators alike.  Walking distance from the swim course are resort hotels, shops and fine
dining. Within twelve minutes from exiting the water, you could be standing at the foot
of the Washington Monument.

2014 HarborFest
Tri Distance Open Water Swims

Special Olympics Open Water Swimming Programs:
Support WaveOne's no cost programs for Special Olympics

DC Surfrider's
efforts maintain and improve the
Washington DC metro area rivers and beaches.
Copyright 2014 US Open Water Swimming Association / WaveOne Swimming

Event Facts

750 Meters - Sprint Swim
1.2 Miles - Half IronSwim
2.4 Miles - The IronSwim
5K - Half Marathon Swim

7:15AM  Swim check in opens
8:15 AM  Mandatory safety    
meeting for all swimmers
8:30AM Swim starts: wave
order begins with 5K, 2.4, 1.2
and 750m approximately 10
minutes apart..  

Race Day registration
available until 8AM

North Cove at National Harbor,
MD 20745

Entry Fee: $50 Online
18 & Under $35
Online registration closes at
3pm Saturday, Aug 9. $10   
additional for race day entry.
4th Annual
2014 HarborFest Open Water Swims

Sunday Aug 10:
Expected water
temperature is 79.99F.
Wetsuits will not be  
allowed.  Air is 73F, light
winds at 4kt and
intermittent clouds.