Swampscott HarborFest 1/2,1 & 2 Mile Swim
June 24, 2017
Distances Include: 1 Mile, 2 Mile and 1/2 Mile
11am start (Registration Opens at 9:30am)
Fishermans Beach, Swampscott, Ma. (GPS 425 Humphrey St. Swampscott, MA)
Pre-Reg $25 (all distances!) Race Day:$30
Kick off the 2017 Swampscott HarborFest (SHF) with the first Annual SHF 1/2, 1 & 2 Mile Swim! This race is apart of the Premier year of the B&S Open Water Swim Series. Wetsuits are suggested for this swim, but not required. All participants will recieve custom HarborFest Sunglasses along with a 10% off Voucher for ANY 2017 B&S Event! Swim caps will be provided for all swimmers.
Wave Start Times:
1/2 Mile Start 11:10am
2 Mile Start 11:00am
1 Mile Start 11:05am
Water temp as of 6/21/17 – 60 deg.
The course is a 1 mile clockwise loop – swimmers will keep bouys on their right shoulder at all times. Half mile swimmers will swim up until the first green bouy then turn right to meet the next green bouy that leads back to shore to complete the 800m. One mile swimmers will complete one full loop following all bouys and two mile swimmers will complete two full loops of the one mile course. (see course below)
Special Details and Information: No floaties, fins or paddles allowed. There will be plenty of kayakers, paddle boards, boats, etc. in the water for swimmer safety.
1 and 2 mile Age group awards are: U-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. Top three in each age group for each race will receive an award.
Non-Wetsuits Top 3 M/F in each race
First Place in each age group for each race will receive a custom event award. Second & Third place will recieve B&S Event Dollars!
Post Race Festivities:
Post race Breakfast will include fresh fruit and bagels from Bagel World in Salem! Let the Swim kick off your afternoon at Swampscotts HarborFest! The afternoon includes SUP rentals and SUP races by SUP East Coast Style, sailing programs & activities with Friends of Swampscott, beach scavenger hunts, shirt tie-dye stations, art displays and soooo much more!! Go to www.swampscottrec.com for a full display of events, times and details!!