With swim meets and open water races canceled for the foreseeable future, many swimmers are feeling discouraged without an event to train for. If you’re struggling to stay motivated, Global Swim Series has the perfect solution: a virtual swim race!

This virtual race runs from June 16-30, 2020 and is a fun, inexpensive way to stay in shape, challenge yourself and compete with swimmers from around the world! 

There are multiple distances available, and you can participate in open water or a pool!

  • 1 kilometer
  • 1 mile
  • 3.8 kilometers
  • 5 kilometers
  • 10 kilometers

Related: The Best Way to Track Open Water Swims with the Apple Watch

How It Works

Ready to race? Here’s how:

  • Click here to register for the race! Use code GSSMYSWIMPRO for $1 off! 
  • Complete your chosen race distance using a smartwatch or other GPS-enabled device between June 16-30, 2020. Make sure you have the MySwimPro app downloaded to track your swim!
  • Upload your results to your Race Profile on the Global Swim Series website. If you wore a wetsuit, make sure you note that so you are ranked in the proper division!

Related: 5 Tips for Beginner Open Water Swimmers

Win Prizes

All swimmers are entered to win awesome prizes in the raffle, including free MySwimPro memberships, race entries, swim gear and more! After uploading your race results, you’ll earn points toward your overall Global Swim Series ranking, too.

Keep an eye out for more virtual races from the Global Swim Series this summer. Download the MySwimPro app free on iPhone or Android to check out our ELITE COACH membership free for 30 days! Happy swimming!

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