Sand Key OWS Series

Monday August 17, 2020 - 8:00AM

The 2nd Annual Sand Key OWS Series will consist of 3 Races:

  1. March 9, 2019(Sold Out) [RESULTS]
  2. June 8, 2019 (Sold Out) [RESULTS]
  3. August 17, 2019 (Soldout) [RESULTS]

Join us at beautiful Sand Key Park for Open Water races of various distances.

If you are an experienced open water swimmer, a pool swimmer looking for a new challenge, or training for a 70.3 or 140.6 - you will enjoy the challenge and the beauty of Sand Key Park. Come out and swim with some of the best swimmers in the Tampa Bay Area.


You must be pre-registered to get a swim buoy and swim cap.

There no day of race registrations.

We like to focus on our swimmers and a quality event.


  • 8:03am 1.2 miles Solo
  • 8:00am 2.4 mile Solo
  • 8:03am 2.4 Mile Relay - 2 person

Swim Time Limit

You must be able to swim the course in this time limit. Water Safety will pull all swimmers over the time limit once past the alloted time.

* 1.2 Miles time limit is 1:30:00

* 2.4 Miles time limit is 2:15:00

You must be able to swim within the time limit to enter the swims.

Need training? Leo Briceno offers open water swimming on Tuesday nights at Clearwater Beach tower #7 at 6pm. Please check with Leo 727-455-0748


1.2 Mile - First overall male/female

2.4 Mile - First overall male/female

2.4 Mile Relay - First overall male/female/mixed

First in each age starting with 14 and under up to 80+ In 5-year increments.

Packet Pick Up... Attention New location pre race.

We are able to have a packet pick up and late registration at Zone3 USA one of our sponsors for the Series. Hours 3-7pm Friday August 16th only.



Sand Key Park Day of race packet pick from 7:00am-7:45am at event location. Shelter #1/with rest rooms available.

Day of Race

Event day update. We will be at Shelter #1 for August 17th event. Parking available in the lot in front of the shelter. Restrooms also available. We will provide a parking pass for you at check-in. Please check in before paying for parking.

There will be No day of race registration.

Race entry includes:

Swim Caps to all Athletes, provided by our sponsor Zone3, post-race swim party with refreshments and food.


The event management reserves the right in event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster to cancel the event or move to a later time. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fees.