Swim Requirements
Be ready to tackle the Hudson

SWIM REQUIREMENT

In order to promote safety, the Verizon New York City Triathlon requires each swim participant to have successfully completed an OPEN WATER (not in a pool) swim with a minimum distance of ½ mile within 18 months prior to the 2020 race date.

Download the swim requirement (PDF)

2020 Suggested Open Water Swims
Join Empire Tri Club at one of their upcoming Open Water Swim Clinics at Coney Island:

New dates coming soon.

 

Join Ridgewood Tri Athlete at one of their upcoming Open Water Swim Clinics in New Jersey:

New dates coming soon.

EVENT WAIVER

All athletes participating in the Verizon New York City Triathlon must agree to the terms and conditions within the registration portal.