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October 23, 2022

Big Tortuga 10k Open Water Swim

Lake Conroe • 14099 FM830 WillisTX  77318 Organized by Snapping Tortuga, LLC $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.

About this event

The Snapping Tortuga presents: the Big Tortuga 10K Marathon Swim. The Big Tortuga was the first Olympic Distance Marathon swim in the State of Texas.


Solo swimmers must provide a qualification time. Athletes must provide proof they have completed a minimum of a 3800m or 2.4 mile swim in 1h35m . There will be a 4 hour cutoff finish time for all solo swimmers.

Solo swimmers must provide their own kayak with nutrition to support them throughout the event and be accompanied by their own support personnel (in kayak or canoe). All support personel will carry a cell phone with them and number will be provided to the race director.

There will be a limited number of kayaks and kayakers the race director can provide for rent, if you are in need of assistance.

Each Solo Finishing Athlete under the cutoff time will receive a Big Tortuga finisher medal.

Awards will be given to first place overall male and female finishers.

Event details and schedule

Due to the nature complexity of open water events no refunds, transfers to other events or discounts will be given, even if the event were to be canceled.

10K swim start time is 8:30am .

Check in will start 45 minutes before event.

Parking is available at the start and the finish.

There will be one port-o-potties at the start.

The event cut off time is 4 hours .

The event is a 10k point to point swim in Lake Conroe, Texas. The Big Tortuga starts in the Seven Coves area of Lake Conroe and finishes around Papas on the Lake.

A pre-race information email will be sent out to all participants periodically before the event as entries fill up.

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Lake Conroe

14099 FM830 WillisTX  77318

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