St. Vincent's Foundation Swim Across the Sound

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St. Vincent's Foundation Swim Across the Sound is a 26 km marathon swim that serves as a charity swim competition (solo + relay) to benefit the St. Vincent's Foundation. The field is composed of solo swimmers and team relays of 2-6 swimmers. In addition to the “Traditional” and University Challenge” team relays, a non-wetsuit category called “Classic” is contested. All the team members in this category must wear lycra-type suits only.

It is one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims and one of the world's highest grossing charity swims.

Distance

26 km

Type

Ocean

Location

City Bridgeport

State/County/Province Connecticut

Country USA

Region Americas

Contact

Name Elizabeth Fry

Title St. Vincent's Foundation

Email info@swimacrossthesound.org

Event Information

Month: August

Event Date: 8/7/2010

Website: St. Vincent's Foundation Swim Across the Sound

Class: Charity

Wetsuit: Yes

Relay: Yes

January Jam

Started in 2008 by Elizabeth Fry, the January Jam is part of the Swim Across the Sound to expanded the fundraising to support multiple sclerosis (MS). This event encourages participants from around the world to track their yardage for the entire month of January to see who can “jam” the most yards (or meters) into 31 days.

It is one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims and one of the world's highest grossing charity swims.

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