Swim for Alligator Lighthouse 2014

Event Date

Sat, Sep 20, 2014


Islamorada, FL

About This Activity

Lighthouse Larry's Dream is now a Reality

When World Renowned Artist, Lighthouse Larry decided to swim, in his native town of Islamorada, to Alligator Lighthouse and back alone and self supported, his friends thought he was crazy. He succeded! Now it's everyone's turn to try. Try it ALONE or as part of a TEAM.

Fundraising Opportunity
All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Pool (a not for profit 501(c)3 organization registered in the State of Florida) in Islamorada to help provide scholarship opportunities to those in need and to aid the support of treasured Historic Lighthouses on Florida's Coastal Waterways.


Top Three Overall Male and Female Winners, and Winning Team will be awarded.  All participants awards TBD.

Wetsuits and Fins

Wetsuits and Fins are allowed in order to help participants accomplish the challenge!!!

Independent Swimmers

All Individual swimmers must have a support Craft (kayak, paddleboard, or small motorized john boat


All teams are allowed one motorized vessel or up to 3 small craft vessels

Time Restrictions

6 Hour Time Limit Each swimmer on a team must swim at least 30 minutes.

Additional Information

**There will be a time limit on the 8 Mile Swim, everyone must complete the race or is subject to disqualification after 6 hrs. Every swimmer must provide their own support craft, one motorized support craft allowed per team (kayaks and paddleboards recommended instead) Registration includes an official swim cap, T-shirt, and participant pack with a lot of goodies.

Event details and schedule

Check In and Swim Session:
Friday, September 19, 151 Morada Way (MM 81.5 on the Oceanside).  

Safety Meeting Early Birds 5:00 PM

Safety Meeting Round 2 6:00 PM

Location: 151 Morada Way (MM 81.5 oceanside)

Carb Dinner at the Moose (Walking Distance from Safety Meeting) 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Swim Start time: Saturday September 20,  8:00am at the Moorings Beach
Awards Reception: 6 PM Moorings Beach


Please make your dinner reservations in advance!  This helps us provide a guarantee to the sponsoring restaurants.  Note: please review dinner add-on on the Active.com registration pages.  Please add on you,your team and your guests carb dinners and awards reception dinner.


Thank you! 

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