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Wild Fish Open Water Swim Festival
1 Mile, Other
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
About This Activity
This swim event has been very successful with about 200 swimmers. It is a great swim in a calm ocean water cove. Even in a hurricane the water will be swimmable. In fact, in 2004 we ran the event in between two hurricanes and it went great! We had over 40 swimmers who braved out the weather. Awards given to top three finishers in each age group. Wetsuits are suggested for this swim, but not required. The water is very calm in the cove, which is located in Salem Harbor.First 150 participants will receive tech-shirts - first come first serve basis. Sizes not guaranteed. Swim caps will be provided for all swimmers.
All Categories - Age group awards are: U-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. Top three m/f in each age group for each race will receive an award.
Non-Wetsuits Top 3 M/F in each race.
$150 cash prize for 2 Mile Swim 1st place male and female
$100 cash prize for 1 Mile Swim 1st place male and female
$50 cash prize for 1/2 mile swim 1st place male and female
Post race Breakfast BBQ catered by Every Little Breeze Catering. The BBQ will include scrambled eggs, sausages, bananas, powerbars and bagels.
$5 for non-swimmers and FREE for kids.
Special Details and Information: No floaties, fins or paddles allowed. There will be plenty of kayakers, paddle boarders, boats, etc.. in the water for extra precaution.
Parking:Street parking along beach is limited, neighborhood parking, Bentley School Parking lot (25 Memorial Drive).