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Beaufort River Swim 2016
Other, 1 Mile
Sat, Jun 11, 2016
Open Water Swim-3 Mile - Individual 3-Mile Registration- EARLY BIRD PRICE THRU 4/15/16
Open Water FUN SWIM -1 Mile - Individual 1-Mile Fun Swim EARLY BIRD PRICE THRU 4/15/16
About This Activity
The Beaufort River Swim Committee is proud to present the 10th Annual Beaufort River Swim, a benefit for the Learn-to-Swim Program of the YMCA of Beaufort County! Our course is the unique estuary called the Beaufort River, with the 3-Mile Race starting at the Port Royal Landing Marina, winding around the curve, and finishing at the day dock, adjacent to the Beaufort Waterfront Park and where spectator watch the finish line. Race your way to win the coveted BRS Bobble Head!
The 3-Mile Competitive Open Water Swim begins at the Port Royal Landing Marina and returning this year is the 1-Mile 'Fun Swim'. The Fun Swim will begin after all the competitive swimmers pass the Beaufort Hospital dock. Fun Swim participants can wear a wet suit, use fins and a snorkel. Fun Swim participants are not eligble for awards and will NOT be timed, but this 1-mile swim is a great opportunity to experience what open water swimming is like. Participants swim with the tide in both courses.
Proceeds from the Beaufort River Swim benefit the YMCA Learn to Swim Program, which directly provides financial assistance to children, families and individuals to take swimming lessons.
EARLY BIRD PRICING THRU APRIL 15TH! Price increases to $60 per swimmer for the 3-Mile Swim and to $35 per swimmer for the 1-Mile Fun Swim after April 15th!
LAST DAY TO REGISTER ONLINE (ON THIS SITE) IS MONDAY, JUNE 6. STILL WANT TO RACE? LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE YMCA IN PORT ROYAL THROUGH FRIDAY, JUNE 10 AND 'DAY OF' AT THE CHECK-IN AT THE DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT MARINA ($65 for 3-Mile Swim & $ 40 for the Fun Swim "Day Of"). EVENT T-SHIRTS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JUNE 6.
Race Bag & T-Shirt Pick is Friday, June 10 at 3pm - 8 pm at the YMCA in Port Royal. Or pick up your bag at check-in prior to the race.
Event details and schedule
Check in for both the 3-Mile Swim & the 1-Mile Fun Swim will be from 7:30-8:15 am. Buses will shuttle swimmers to the Port Royal Marina or Beaufort Hospital dock. The pre race meeting and instructions to the 3-Mile Competitive swimmers will be held at 8:45 at the Port Royal Landing Marina deck. Swimmers will walk the boardwalk down to the start. Race will begin at 9am, dependent on tide.
The Fun Swim will begin after the 3-Mile Competitive swimmers pass the Beaufort Hospital dock. Fun Swim participants are not timed or eligable for BRS Bobble Head trophies.