On Saturday, July 11th, swimmers of all ages are invited to join Swim Across America during their Hamptons Open Water Swim. Taking place at Fresh Pond Beach in Amagansett, swimmers can choose between a 1/2 mile, 1 mile, or 3 mile route. Participants can also pick to swim alone, or be part of a team.
Attendee will “make waves to fight cancer” during the annual East End event. Proceeds from this year’s Hamptons Swim will benefit Fighting Chance (based in Sag Harbor), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital Montefiore, The Feinstein Institute of NS-LIJ, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
The fundraising entry fee to the Hamptons Open Water Swim depends on the course length, but it starts at $250. Check in for the 3 mile swim is 6:30 a.m., with a 7:30 a.m. start. Check in for the 1 mile swim is 7 a.m., with an 8 a.m. start. Check in for the 1/2 mile swim is 7:30 a.m., with a 8:30 a.m. start.
For more information, visit www.swimacrossamerica.org.