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Lure of the Lake Swim

2024 Lure of the Lake Swim

Saturday, June 8th, 2024

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hosted at: Lake Lure Beach, Town of Lake Lure, NC 28746.

Located across from the Lake Lure Inn & Spa

2-Fresh Water Races: 1.5 & 3-mile

Average water temperature for this race is around 74°

"I really enjoyed this race. The event was well organized and the course was well marked with tons of support. Lake Lure was a beautiful venue and the people were wonderful. So happy the weather held off for us! Thank you."

- Kristen Johnson,  3-mile Female Masters Winner


Come and swim in the only fresh water race of the Carolina Swim Series!  Lake Lure is beautiful in the early summer and great for an open water swim.  The water is around 70 degrees and there are no jelly fish, currents, or salt water to deal with while swimming!  Come swim with us and support a great cause!

Benefiting area charity Outreach of Hickory Nut Gorge and local first responders.


Welcome to the 2024 Lure of the Lake Swim, a Lake Lure Olympiad event. A 1.5 Mile and 3.0 Mile swim race, held on June 8th, 2024, is part of Set Up Events’ Carolina Swim Series.


Starting at 8:00 am the races will be held on the Lake Lure Beach across from the iconic 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa. Lots of good food, friendly volunteers, and a great race shirt await you at this beautiful freshwater lake in the Blue Ridge Mountains of WNC. Proceeds from this swim event will support our area charities and local first responders.


Lure of the Lake Swim- June 8th, 2024

1.5 mile swim  $40.00


3 mile swim  $50.00


Packet Pick Up

6:30 - 7:45 am at the covered pavilion at Lake Lure Town Beach.

Policies & Refunds
There are no refunds for this race. This event occurs rain or shine. In the case of lightning, we will delay the start.

Wetsuit Rule Update!!!!

The expected water temp at Lure of the Lake is going to be in the 75-degree range. Lure of the Lake follows USA Triathlon wetsuit rules.

Wetsuits are legal up to 78 degrees, no penalty. 

Wetsuits are optional from 78.1 to 84 degrees. Any participant wearing a wetsuit in this range will not be eligible for awards or placement.

NO DOGS allowed on the beach.


Athletes will receive with their registration a wristband to enjoy the beach life after the race for the full day.



Deadline to register and receive a free shirt is May 27th.

Thank you TO THE 2023
Lure of the Lake Swim Sponsors

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