Sand Key OWS Series

Saturday September 8, 2018 - 8:00AM

The inaugural Sand Key OWS Series will consist of 3 Races:

  1. March 10, 2018(Done)
  2. June 9, 2018 (Done)
  3. Sept 8, 2018

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

Whether 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.


You must be pre registered to get a towel and swim. There no day of race registrations. We like to focus on our swimmers and a quality event.


  • 8:00am 1.2 miles Solo
  • 8:00am 2.4 mile Solo
  • 8:00am 2.4 Mile Relay - 2 person
  • 7:45am 1000 yards High School Challenge (13-18 ages)


Hotel Cabana Clearwater Beach is providing a discount rate to our out of town guests use the code SKOW2018 for a discount when calling. 727-442-5694

Swim Time Limit

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. 1000yds High School Challenge is only for young adults ages 13-18 year old. Need training? Leo Briceno offers open water swimming on Tuesday nights at Clearwater Beach tower #6 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

1000yd Challenge - First overall male/female

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

Day of Race

Please park in the northern most part of the parking lot. There will be two picnic tables and Swimmer check in. Please check in before paying for parking. There will be no day of race registration.

Race entry includes:

Towels/Swim Caps to all Athletes, 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.