2019 Swampscott Harborfest Swim is BACK!
Details: Join us for an early afternoon 1/4, 1/2 or 1 mile swim at the Swampscott Harborfest. Wetsuits are highly suggested for this swim, but not required. Swim caps will be provided for all swimmers.
Race Date: June 22, 2019 **(A minimum of 50 participants will be required by 6/1 to ensure the event will take place.)
Distances: 1/4, 1/2 or 1 mile
Start Time: 3PM (Check in and race day reg will open at 1:30PM)
Location: Fishermans Beach, Swampscott, Ma. (GPS 425 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907)
Fees: Early Bird – $25 through 4/30
General Registration – $30
Race Day Registration – $35
Wave Start Times: TBD
1 Mile Start
1/2 Mile Start
1/4 Mile Start
Awards: Top M/F in each age group in each division: U-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. (No separate categories for non-wetsuits)
Post Race Festivities:
The afternoon includes Sailing programs & activities with Friends of Swampscott Sailing, SUP rentals by SUP East Coast Style, Beach Scavenger Hunts, Shirt Tie Dye, Art displays and sooo much more!!! Go to www.swampscottrec.com for a full description of events and times.
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.
Distance Categories: If you do change your mind about the distance you’d like to swim, there is no change fee but please make sure to email email@example.com in advance or notify someone at race day registration.
Weather Policy – Races are held rain or shine unless we determine that race conditions are dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made on race weekend. In the event of inclement weather, Acts of God, or unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race. Each athlete must accept any such risk of their entry fee paid including other amenities paid for such as t-shirts, insurance, and online administrative fees. All fees collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies, staffing, and administration.