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19th Annual Alcatraz Invitational

South End Rowing Club

Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 5:30 AM (PDT)

19th Annual Alcatraz Invitational

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Donation to South End Rowing Club   more info Ended
Alcatraz Invitational Registration Ended $150.00 $9.24
Spectator Ticket   more info Ended $35.00 $2.92
Brunch   more info Ended $15.00 $1.82
Pasta Feed Ended $5.00 $0.00
Donation Ended $3.00 $0.00
Membership Ended $207.00 $0.00
Screw uP Ended $100.00 $6.49

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Event Details

1.25 mile open water swim from a point abeam Alcatraz Island back to the South End Rowing Clubhouse at the foot of the Hyde St. Pier in San Francisco.

Both "Suits" and "Skins" Divisions.  Each participant receives a distinctive Finisher Medal, swim cap, swimmers tote bag and brunch ticket. Awards to over-all winners in each division.

Spectator passes are available for $35, spectators may ride on a separate boat from swimmers.  Please know that if your swimmer can swim a mile in 25 minutes or less, then you will probably miss your swimmer finishing the swim if you are on the spectator boat.  

Swimmers 14 and under need to have the permission of the Race Director to swim.  Please email the race director for instructions -


Saturday, September 13, 2014

6:00 pm Pasta Feed ($5)


Sunday, September 14, 2014

Registration opens at 06:00 am

08:00 am Mandatory Race Briefing

08:45 am Walk short distance to boat

09:15 am Boat leaves dock

10:00 am Swim begins abeam Alcatraz

10:30 am Brunch served

11:10 am Swim ends

11:15 am Awards Ceremony

We will send out 2 swim updates prior to the swim to registered participants.  Please also see our event webpage for additional details and for the FAQ for the event.

Have questions about 19th Annual Alcatraz Invitational? Contact South End Rowing Club

When & Where

South End Rowing Club
500 Jefferson St
San Francisco, CA 94109

Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 5:30 AM (PDT)

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  News and Updates
2014-03-02 12:25:38

The South End Rowing Club's Honored Swimmer for 2014 will be Trent Grimsey.  Trent is the cureent world record holder for the fastest English Channel solo crossing.  Trent swam the Channel in a record 6 hours and 55 minutes September 8, 2012.  

Trent will be joining us from Australia.  

World renowned swimmer and author Lynne Cox will serve as master of ceremonies.  

More details will follow later.  But we're very excited to have Trent join the South End September 14, 2014.

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