Saturday 15th April 2023
Lake Conroe: 14099 FM830, Willis, United States
The Snapping Tortuga presents the Snapping Tortuga Open Water Swim. Distances; 1250m, 2.5k and 5k.
The Snapping Tortuga is the oldest continuosly held Open Water Swim in Montgomery County, Texas. Starting with the April 2023 event all athletes competing in the 5km distance will be eligible to be crowned the King or Queen of MoCo in Open Water Swimming. More details coming on this exciting new development with the race.
In an effort to reduce the entry fee of the Snapping Tortuga, we will no longer provide an event t-shirt. Event t-shirts will be available for purchase. Please indicate during sign up if you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt. If you don't indicate your interest in a shirt during sign up, a limited number of t-shirts will be available for purchase on race morning.
The 1250m, 2.5k & 5k will start at 9:00am (*NOTE* in the event there is a large field, we reserve the right to send the 1250m and 2.5k off 15min after the 5k start).
All fees are non-refundable. Due to the nature and complexity of this event, there will be no refunds, discounts on future races or transfers including, if the event were to be cancelled.
5k is 4 loops, the 2.5k will be two loops. The 1250m is one loop.
START TIME IS 9:00AM for all events.
Check in time starts at 7:45AM
*In order to register for the 5k all participants must show proof they can swim a mile in 35min or less. Listed below are equivalent times from other distances.
Half Distance Triathlon (1.2 miles) - 43 minutes or faster
Full Distance Triathlon (2.4 miles) - 1 hour 25 minutes or faster
Awards are given for the Top 3 Overall Male & Female in each distance.
*WETSUIT DIVISION*- No awards will be given for this division
Snapping Tortuga, LLC
10118 Clubhouse Circle, Magnolia