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Sharkfest Swim Series

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The Sharkfest Swim Series is an open water swim series in the United States, managed by race director Dave Horning of Enviro-Sports with the assistance of Michelle Ruettinger.

Sharkfest Series Swims[edit]

The first Sharkfest Swim was held in San Francisco Bay, the Alcatraz Sharkfest Swim in 1993. The second Sharkfest Swim didn't happen until 2009. But every year since then Enviro-Sports been adding additional point-to-point races to the series with the San Diego Sharkfest Swim event as the National Championship of the series.

Sharkfest Swim Schedule[edit]

  • 21st Annual Alcatraz Sharkfest Swim on 19 May 2013 in Alcatraz/Aquatic Park, San Francisco, California: 1.5 miles in ~60-62°F
  • 3rd Annual Potomac River Sharkfest Swim on 16 June 2013 in Potomac River, King George, California: 3 km in ~72-77°F
  • 4th Annual Lake Tahoe Sharkfest Swim on 25 August 2013 in Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, Nevada: 1.2 miles in ~62-68°F
  • 2nd Annual Boston Sharkfest Swim on 21 September 2013 in Boston Harbor, Boston, Massachusetts: 1.500 km in ~62-66°F
  • Zihuatanejo Sharkfest Swim - 2nd Annual on 12 January 2013
  • Golden Gate Sharkfest Swim - 3rd Annual (TBD)
  • San Diego Sharkfest Swim - 5th Annual on 6 October 2013

Now that the Sharkfest Swim events are a national series, the San Diego Sharkfest® Swim has become the National Sharkfest® Swim Series Championship Event. Each overall first place winner (male and female) from every 2013 Sharkfest Swim will win a free entry to compete in the Championship event.

Future[edit]

Sharkfest Swims will be held in Austin, Charleston, Chicago, New York (Poughkeepsie: Mid-Hudson River), Newport (Rhode Island), Seattle, St. Augustine and Washington DC.

Enviro-Sports[edit]

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