Manhattan Island Marathon Swim

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The Manhattan Island Marathon Swim or MIMS is one of the world's most popular marathon swims. Its highly sought-after entries are coveted by marathon swimmers and channel swimmers around the world. As one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swim, the extraordinarily popular 28.5-mile circumnavigation around Manhattan Island in New York City never fails to challenge and excite its competitors.

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Distance

28.5 miles

Type

River (Tidal Estuary)

Location

City New York City

State/County/Province New York

Country USA

Region Americas

Contact

Name Morty Berger

Title Founder

Email mberger@nycswim.org

Event Information

Month: June

Event Date: 8 June 2013

Website: http://www.nycswim.org

Water Temp: 17-19°C (64-67°F)

Class: Solos (up to 40) and 2-person relays (up to 7) as well as a 3-person Team Pursuit relay. Larger relays are now held on a separate day for Manhattan Island Marathon Relays

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