Swim Around Key West

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Swim Around Key West is one of the longest marathon swims in the world. It includes a solo division and a relay race.

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Distance

12.5 miles

Type

Ocean

Location

City Key West

State/County/Province Florida

Country USA

Region Americas

Event Information

• Location: Key West, Florida, U.S.A.
• Course: Clockwise course around Key West, the southernmost tip of Florida
• Distance: 12.5 miles
• Date of Annual Race: June
• Description: The original Swim Around Key West is held in beautiful, shallow, generally calm warm waters (85°F or 29.4ºC) with the bottom of the ocean visible throughout the course. Abundant marine life includes Conch shells, manna rays, seaweed, sting rays, sea turtles, very docile nurse sharks and colorful tropical fish. Race includes a solo swim, a 2-person relay and a 3-person relay.

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