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Map for Stage I (Lake Harriet): 1 mi course to be swum clockwise and 2 mi course to be swum counter-clockwise.
Map for Stage II: a triangular course, counter-clockwise.
Map for Stage III: The 5-mile swim course is a direct swim from Excelsior Beach to Wayzata Beach. Directional buoys (for a site-line) will be placed at each mile (1-5).
Map for Stage IV: straight out to "Spirit Island" and back.
Map for the 10-mile swim course (2014): Follow the same course as the 5-mile, but it will START in WAYZATA (start at Wayzata Beach and half-way turn at Excelsior Beach).
Below you may view/download an image that shows the direct-line course, and the lake location in relation to the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) Airport as well as the Mall of America. The 5-mi swim finishes at the tip of the red line.