2019 Potomac River 7.5 Mile Swim for the Environment
June 1, 2019
Information

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019. Swimmers and kayakers will be transported on commercial boats, from Point Lookout State Park at 6:30am to the swim start at Hull Neck, Virginia for a 8:00am official start. (Participants must report to Point Lookout Marina at 6:00am for loading.)

Location: on the Potomac River (where it meets the Chesapeake Bay) starting at Hull Neck, Virginia and finishing at Point Lookout State Park, Maryland.

Course: 7.5 mile crossing of the mouth of the Potomac River where it meets the Chesapeake Bay and divides Virginia's Northern Neck from Saint Mary's County, MD.

Boat Support: Each accepted applicant will be accompanied on this swim by one kayak. Boston whalers and public safety vessels will provide support along the route.

Registration and Pre-Swim Supper: On Friday, May 31, 2019, there will be a 6:30PM complimentary pre-swim registration, supper and meeting at which swimmer attendance is required and pledge money (from swimmers) must be turned in, at Trinity Parish Hall in St. Mary's City, Maryland. All swim participants and volunteers are welcome to attend. At this dinner, kayakers will meet their assigned swimmer.

Race Day Lunch: On Saturday, June 1, 2019, there will be a post-swim picnic celebration.

Fees & Application Process (for swimmers): All applicants (swimmers) will receive an acceptance, regret, or standy-by status message as promptly as possible.

Total fees required from each swimmer are:

$500 to include:
$450 entry fee plus
$50 due at the pre-swim supper on May 31.

Checks made out to: Potomac River Swim (all fees are tax-deductible).

Included: Participants will receive supper, picnic lunch, awards, and a t-shirt. Kayakers receive 2 free nights' camping at Point Lookout Park, pre-swim supper, post-swim luncheon, and a t-shirt.

Mailing Address:

Potomac River Swim for the Environment
c/o Cheryl Wagner
3103 Hawthorne Drive, NE
Washington, DC 20017-1040
(202) 387-2361 H
(202) 478-0948 Fax
Email: cherylw@crosslink.net
Web: www.potomacriverswim.com