Distance Swim

13 Apr

Coming this weekend is a local favorite race the 8th Annual 24 mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim Here’s a brief except from their press relase:

CLEARWATER, FL–Another world-class field of marathon swimming stars will assemble for the Tampa Bay Marathon Swim on Saturday, April 16. The 24 mile swim race starts at 7:30am from the Sunshine Skyway at the Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort (800 227 8045) and ends at Ben T. Davis Beach on the Courtney Campbell Causeway. The race course covers the entire length of Tampa Bay and is held each year to celebrate Earth Day and the revitalization of Florida’s largest estuary.

Since this event was first staged in 1998, it has drawn competitors from across the United States, Great Britain, Dominican Republic, Guatamala, Germany, India, Canada, and the Cayman Islands. A record fifty-seven participants have entered this year’s event, either as soloists or as relay swimmers. Here are the twenty individual swimmers and the ten relay teams that will compete for honors:

I’m sure all of you want to do this race with me next year!


5 Responses to “Distance Swim”

  1. soccerdad April 13, 2005 at 6:11 pm #

    sure! we’ll do a relay. i’ll do the first 800 yards, you can handle the rest!24 miles?? ‘fraid not. i had a hard enough time with 2.4 miles, let alone 10 times that. uh-uh…

  2. Oldman April 13, 2005 at 7:28 pm #

    well i do need some one with a powerboat with running lights…

  3. Brendan April 14, 2005 at 1:50 pm #

    Last time I was in good racing shape, I couldn’t float.I try to stay away from long swims.

  4. nancytoby April 15, 2005 at 12:26 am #

    NO. In fact, HELL NO. 🙂 But I’ll be happy to cheer you on … from shore.

  5. Anonymous April 25, 2007 at 5:53 pm #

    Very nice site! » » »

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