Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Swim (Swims in Hawaii)
October 27th, 2018
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The Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Swim (Swims in Hawaii) is a Swimming race in Oahu, Hawaii consisting of a 7K.
In the 1970's, the open water swimming season in Hawaii was typically from April to September. This would start with a few biathlon (run / swim) events in April & May, followed by some summer activities and ending with the Waikiki Roughwater Swim on Labor Day. There was no incentive to keep working out and people drifted off with other social activities until there was another event in April. Then came the Looong Distance Swim which made open water swimming in Hawaii a year around event.
The Possibly Annual Looong Distance Swim was first held in 1980 and has been held every year thereafter but one. Thus, living upKeep Reading