30th Annual SWIM Across the Sound Marathon
Saturday, August 05, 2017                                  Return to Marathon 2017 Main Page

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Date: Saturday, August 05, 2017
Departure: Long Island Sound Ferry, Bridgeport
6:00 am sharp
Start: Approx. 8:30-9:30 am
West Beach, Port Jefferson, NY
Finish: Captain's Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT
Distance: 25km (15.5m)
Time Limit: 9 hrs, 30 min.*
Max # of Participants: We have reserved 15 solo swimmers, 5 two-person relays and up to 55 team relays - a maximum of 75 swimming boats for relays and solos combined.
Minimum Age: 19 years old for solo swimmers and two-person relay team members, 13 years old for relay team members. Exceptions may be considered under the discretion of the SWIM Committee.
Fees: SOLO swimmers - $1,500
TWO-PERSON relay - $3,500
TEAM relays - $7,500
Boats: Each swimmer/team will be provided with a motorized escort boat.
Awards: Awards to the top male and female solo swimmers and relay categories. All swimmers will be recognized for their participation.

The relay team category focuses more on fundraising efforts for cancer programs sponsored by the SWIM, rather than race results.

* The SWIM committee may grant additional time under certain swim conditions or circumstances