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


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Applications are not considered to be complete until all the required information has been received and approved by the St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation. The Foundation will review your application and will notify you of your acceptance status within two weeks. Preference will be given to those individuals and teams who have submitted all of their qualification information and medical documentation at the time of enrollment.


February 1, 2017   2017 SWIM Marathon registration opens.
April 15, 2017   Early-bird registration ends.
July 26, 2017   Meeting for NY based captains
August 1, 2017   Boat Captain's meeting
August 3, 2017   Swimmers and crew mandatory meeting
August 5, 2017  


August 7, 2017   Reserve date for Solo Swimmers
August 6, 2017  

SWIM Memorial Service (8:00 am registration, 8:30 am Service at Captain's Cove.)

Cast a sunflower into the Sound in memory of a loved one.

Join St. Vincent's SWIM Across the Sound at the 20th Annual Memorial Service.  The event is open to all and will celebrate the lives of family members and friends we have lost to cancer.

  *A report will be emailed 30 days prior to the Marathon to all participants detailing their individual and team fundraising  progress.This report will help you stay on track with your fundraising efforts.

SWIM Day SCHEDULE - Saturday, August 5, 2017

5:00 AM Meet at Captain’s Cove Seaport
5:30 AM Shuttle buses depart for Ferry Terminal
6:00 AM Ferry leaves from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
7:15 AM Ferry arrives in Port Jefferson
8:00 AM Swimmers board escort boats
8:15 AM Start time for Wave 1
9:00 AM Start time for Wave 2
9:45 AM Start time for Wave 3
3:00 PM Estimated arrival time for lead swimmers
7:00 PM +/- Awards Ceremony and Post-SWIM Marathon Party begins immediately after last swimmer comes in


Fundraising Deadlines

Monday, July 24, 2017   Balance of fundraising pledges due.  Outstanding balances will be reviewed for SWIM Marathon participation.
Saturday, September 30, 2017   Final 2017 fundraising completed.