About the Half Marathon Swim 36,000m: Our 36km Marathon Swim is the longest course available and is intended for experienced and elite swimmers with open water practice. This swim is not for the feint of heart and will test the endurance of its athletes. Swimmers will complete two lengths of Christina Lake with the support of kayakers, crew, and safety personnel.
When: Saturday August 20, 2022. Swimmers will start from the beach at 4am. Registration will open at 3:30am and swimmers must arrive no later than 3:45am for pre-swim registration. All swimmers have 14 hours / until 6pm PST to complete the course.
Where: Christina Lake Provincial Lake, 140 Park Road, Christina Lake, British Columbia, Canada
About Christina Lake
Christina Lake is located in the Monashee Mountains near Grand Forks in the Kootenay Boundary Region of British Columbia, Canada and boasts the warmest water of any tree lined lake in Western Canada. It’s picturesque beauty and clean waters make it a premiere destination for open water swimmers and wilderness enthusiasts. You’ll enjoy this summertime mecca, its bountiful beautiful and incredible community.
Christina Lake can be accessed via Hwy 3 from Osoyoos & Castlegar, Hwy 395 from Kettle Falls, WA, as well as other roads from Kelowna and the Okanagan area. It is about a 3 ½ hour drive from Kelowna, B.C., a 6 hour drive from Vancouver, B.C., a 7 ½ hour drive from Calgary, A.B., and a 2 hour drive from Spokane, WA.
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