Cedar Island 5k Swim


Event Date

Sun, Aug 23, 2015


Avalon, NJ


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Open water swim-5K - Individual Age group/open

$45 $45 Closed

About This Activity

The  World Open Water Swimming Association  named the Cedar Island 5K Swim as One of America's Top Open Water Swims. This is a list of the most unique, most popular, most historic, most beautiful, most interesting, and most challenging open water swims  across the 50 states of the United States of America. Following criteria is used to Determine the list of  open water swims :

1. History 2. Uniqueness 3. Popularity 4. Difficulty 5. Attention to Safety 6. Global geographic distribution 

 The 5K swim starts and finishes at Avalon Yacht Club. The course is designed to be going with the tide throughout the event! All proceeds from the race will be going to the Wounded Warrior Project, Team Semper Fi, Navy Seal Foundation, Philadelphia Veterans Comfort Home, Philadelphia Treats For Troops, American Legion Post #331, and Mission K9 Rescue. Racers receive an athlete bag, Zorrel technical shirt, custom Defeet socks, and swim cap.
THE SWIM WILL SELL OUT a few weeks before the event date. Do not wait to register If you want to do it.

Event details and schedule

This is a self timed charity event. We are providing the venue for a fun,challenging, and rewarding swim. Our goal is to raise awareness and provided support to our troops and honor our military members. Awards to the top 5 male and female finishers only.

There is a 90 minute time cut off to complete the swim. Swimmers will be pulled from the water for their safety of they have not returned to the finish area at the Avalon Yacht Club. RACE START TBD by the tide.


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