• Swim & Fin Open Water Race for Salem Sound Coastwatch

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    Name: Swim & Fin Open Water Race for Salem Sound Coastwatch
    Date: August 11, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Join us for 14th Annual Swim & Fin – Race for Salem Sound, sponsored by Salem Sound Coastwatch.

    500 meter, 1 Mile and 5K open water races for strong swimmers of all ages!

    REGISTER HERE: http://bit.ly/2ZZzgno

    Sunday, August 11, 2019
    at Forest River Park,
    98 West Ave., Salem, MA.
    Located at the beach near the pool. Check-in at the registration table begins at 6:30 am. Races start at 8:00 am. There is no rain date.

    Must register by Sunday, July 18th to get an event tee!

    Bring the Family! We’ll have music, raffles, a marine touch tank and more! Park admission is free on the day of the race. Families can picnic and enjoy the playground, walking paths and beautiful views from Forest River Park.

    Entry Fees and Pre-registration
    Adults $40; $50 Race Day
    Youth 17 & under –$30; $40 Race Day

    Pre-registration closes Friday, August 9, noon EDT. The race field is capped at 250 swimmers.


    Race Day Registration and Check-in
    Registration and check-in will be open from 6:30-7:30am. Swimmers must have completed check-in and body marking prior to the mandatory 7:45 am safety meeting.


    Wetsuits are allowed for each race and will be judged in a separate class.


    Safety is our highest priority. Brightly colored swim caps will be PROVIDED AND ARE REQUIRED. Swimmer numbers will be written on the swimmers’ caps and shoulders, or hands if wearing a wetsuit. Swimmers may not wear or have personal flotation devices. Safety kayaks and rescue boats will be on the course for emergencies.

    Mean water temperature at this time of year is 68 degrees.

    No rain date. The swim will be cancelled only if necessary for the safety of the swimmers. In case of cancellation, your registration fee will become a tax deductible donation to Salem Sound Coastwatch.


    Salem Sound Coastwatch is a nonprofit environmental organization that has been working to make our coastal waters clean and safe for over 25 years. To volunteer or learn more about our many activities, visit salemsound.org or call 978-7412-7900.
    Location:
    Forest River Park, 98 West Ave, Salem, MA
    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Contact Information:
    Contact 9787417900 or info@salemsound.org for more information.
    Fees/Admission:
    Entry Fees and Pre-registration
    Adults $40; $50 Race Day
    Youth 17 & under –$30; $40 Race Day

    Pre-registration closes Friday, August 9, noon EDT. The race field is capped at 250 swimmers.
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