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Manhattan Island Marathon Swim

On June 24, 2006 NYC Swim will present the annual 28.5 Mile Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. This is our longest and premier event of the season, a full counter-clockwise circumnavigation of the island of Manhattan.

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Date:06/24/2006 (Saturday) 
Distance:28.5 M 
Check In:
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Start:
6:30 AM Battery Park City - South Cove 
Directions to Start: courtesy of
  NYC Swim
Finish:
Battery Park City - South Cove 
Directions to Finish: courtesy of
  NYC Swim
Time Limit:9:30 hours 
Field Size:25 solo swimmers, 7 open relay teams; & 6 corporate relay teams. (0 Currently Enrolled - Enrollment Closed) 
Fees:Solo Swimmer $1,265
2 Person Relay Team $1,450
4 Person Relay Team $1,575
6 Person Relay Team $1,725

Entrees Open on Dec. 15, 1005
and Close (unless full prior) on Jan 13, 2006
 
Awards:Swimmers will be competing once again for a place on the Gallagher Cup, a beautifully crafted trophy from Tiffany's.
Male & Female Solo - Top 3 Overall
2 Person Relay - Top 1 Overall
4 Person Relay - Top 1 Overall
6 Person Relay - Top 1 Overall
Each successful swimmer & relay team will receive completion awards. 
Age Requirement:19 years and over (Younger swimmers may be accepted based on swimming experience). 
Experience Requirement:4-Person and 6-Person Open Relay Teams
Qualifying Swims: All relay team applications must include complete information on each member of the team, including proof that each member has completed a qualifying swim. Members of four-person and six-person relay teams must complete one of the following to qualify:

- an open water swim race of at least 1500 meters since June 2003;
- a triathlon than includes a swim leg of at least 1500 meters since June 2003; or
- a NYC Swim open-water swim race of any length since June 2003.
- a continuous 1-Mile pool swim in 45 minutes or better (for 6-person relays) or a continuous 2-mile pool swim in 1 hour 30 minutes or better (for 4-person relays).

Each member of a 4-person or 6-person relay team must complete the qualifying swim by April 1, 2006. Relay members must submit an appropriate copy of, or a link to, swim race results as proof of having completed a qualifying swim; or a pool certification in a manner consistent with the sample template, which can be accessed on your user profile swimmer page.

The complete application and all fees must be received by January 13, 2006. NYC Swim will not consider any incomplete applications of 4-person or 6-person relay teams or any applications that do not include payment in full of the team entry fee.

Solo Swimmers & 2-Person Relay Teams
Qualifying Swims: Proof of the qualifying swim must be submitted by May 2, 2006. NYC Swim will rescind the acceptance of any solo applicant or two-person relay team which fails to submit proof of completion of its qualifying swim by May 2, 2006. The complete application and all fees must be received by January 13, 2006. NYC Swim will not consider any incomplete applications for solo swimmers and 2-person relay teams or any applications that do not include payment in full of the entry fee. Applicants who have their acceptances rescinded will receive a refund of all fees they have paid, excluding the $25 processing fee. 
Predicted Water Conditions:Seasonal Temperature 64/67F (17/19C). There can be a substantial amount of chop in the water from wind, tide action, and boat traffic. The waterways are saltwater and there is shipping traffic. There may be random jetsam and flotsam in the waterways.  
Previous Year's Water Temp:66.38 °F (19.1 °C) on 06/24/2005
Not Available on 06/24/2004
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