Madeira Beach Open Water Swim

Event Options

  • ½ mile swim | $25

  • Swim for Distance | $50

Event Details

  1. 1/2 mile distance starting at 7:30 AM 


  1. Swim for time, 1 mile loop, each athlete will swim for 3 hours straight and accomplish the longest distance according to their fitness level and/or experience. There will be a well marked 1 mile loop, each swimmer will complete the distance (loop) and get out of the water and run around the STINGRAY flag to record a mile split and you can also hydrate.

       The idea is to challenge yourself and            

       discover how far you can swim within      

       3 hours.

Registration Deadline

Packet Pick Up


Attention - There is a new pre race packet pickup location at the STINGRAY Headquarters, one of our sponsors, for the entire Series. Packet pick up hours are 10-4pm, Friday, before the race. Address: 15371 ROOSEVELT BLVD, SUITE 100 CLEARWATER, FLORIDA 33760.

Event Schedule 

  • 6:30 AM:  Pre- Race meeting

  • 6:45 AM: 1/2 mile distance swimmers will start, this will be a mass start.

  • 7:00 AM:  1 mile loop swimmers will start 

  • swim is a rolling start. Swimmers will line up  according to swim pace, swimmer will start every 3 seconds. 


Award Categories


  • ½ Mile - First overall male/female

  • 3 hours swim challenge

  • First in each age category starting with 14 and under up to 80+ In 5-year increments


Refund Policy 


The event management reserves the right to cancel the race  or move to a later time in the event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fees.

Event Waiver

In consideration of this entry, I, for myself, my heirs, devises, executors, administrators and assigns hereby waive, release and discharge any and all Claims against OWS Crosstraining with Leo. A Political Subdivision of the State of Florida, or organizations, sponsoring or conducting this event, or their employees, representatives, or successors, for any and all damages or injuries I may suffer.  I hereby grant permission for the free use of my name and picture in any broadcast, brochure or account of this event. INSURANCE DOES NOT COVER THESE ACTIVITIES:  BABY JOGGERS, ANIMALS,IPODS/HEADSETS. By completing this event registration, both you and OWS Crosstraining with Leo, LLC  agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Florida, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to this event registration, this Agreement and Waiver, the Terms of Use or other use of the Florida Race Place sites. You agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with ows cross training with Leo LLC resides in the courts of the State of Florida and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Florida in connection with any dispute including any claim involving OWS Crosstraining with Leo, LLC  or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers and content providers. Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. I must present a photo I.D. to receive my race packet. The race management team reserves the right to accept or reject all entry forms. Madeira Beach Open Water Swim reserves the right in the event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster to cancel the race or move to a later time. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fees.