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Rose Pitonof Swim 2020

Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Rose Pitonof Swim 2020

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Individual Swimmer Jul 15, 2020 $900.00 $0.00
Two Person Relay Jul 15, 2020 $1,600.00 $0.00
Three Person Relay Jul 15, 2020 $2,100.00 $0.00
Fuel Reimbursement Fee
Each Individual Swimmer and Relay Team is responsible for a fuel reimbursement for their safety motorboat. Swimmers will pay this reimbursement directly to their Boat Captains on event day. We will confirm this fee with Boat Captains and Swimmers prior to event day. (Fee has ranged from $750-$850 in prior years.)
Ended Free $0.00
Volunteer Aug 15, 2020 Free $0.00

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Event Details

Join us on Saturday, August 15th, 2020, for a tidal assisted 17 mile swim from Manhattan to Coney Island.

 

This annual event commemorates the historic swim of Rose Pitonof, World Champion Swimmer of the early 1900s, and the first person ever to successfully complete this swim at the young age of 17.

 

The Swim will begin in the East River at East 26th Street. The Swimmers will proceed down the Manhattan side of the East River, crossing over to the Brooklyn side after crossing under the Williamsburg Bridge. The Swimmers will then continue along the Brooklyn shore line, under the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, through Buttermilk Channel, under the Verrazano Bridge, around Norton’s Point, and on to Steeplechase Pier.

 

Date:
August 15, 2020

 

Distance:
17M

 

Start Time:
7:30 AM

 

Backup Date:
August 16, 2020

 

Start Location:
East 26th Street, Manhattan

 

Finish Location:
Steeplechase Pier, Coney Island

 

Time Limit:
8 hrs

 

Swim Fee:

  • Individual Swimmer: $900
  • Two Person Relay: $1,600
  • Three Person Relay: $2,100

 

Fuel Reimbursement Fee:
In addition to a Swim Fee, each Individual Swimmer and Relay Team is responsible for a Fuel Reimbursement Fee for their Safety Motorboat.  Swimmers will pay this Reimbursement directly to their Boat Captains on event day.  We will confirm this Fee with Boat Captains and Swimmers prior to event day.  (Fee has ranged from $750-$850 in prior years.)

 

Experience Requirement:
All applicants must complete and submit proof of a 3-hours or longer Qualifying Swim by July 15, 2020 in order to be eligible to participate.

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East 26th Street, Manhattan, to Steeplechase Pier, Coney Island New York
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Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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What is Urban Swim?

Urban Swim is an organization dedicated to providing people with safe access to clean water.

We stage open water swim events in urban areas as a means of fostering a relationship between people and water.  Our events introduce people to the recreational possibilities of their local waterways, and in so doing, raise their awareness of water quality issues.

Our activities in support of safe access to clean water are not limited to our open water swim events.  We are also actively involved in other initiatives including dock sharing, water testing, free kayaking programs, support of other open water swim events, partnerships, and political advocacy.

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