Preliminary Race Results Are Now Posted
On multiple dates during the summer of 2014, NYC Swim will offer its longest and premier swim of the season, the annual 28.5-mile Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, a full counter-clockwise circumnavigation of the island of Manhattan.
Accepted swimmers will be assigned to a date based on their pace. Swim dates will most likely be June 14, June 28, and July 12.
Applicants should set aside these dates and will be advised by December 10 of their official swim date.
|Distance:||28.5 M |
|8:20 AM ||Battery Park City - South Cove |
Directions to Start: courtesy of
|Time Limit:||9:30 hours |
|Age Requirement:||19 years and over (Younger swimmers may be accepted based on swimming experience). |
|Experience Requirement:||Entry requirements for solo swimmers, 2-person Relays and 3-person Team Pursuit Teams are located here. |
|Fees:||All-inclusive fees for the 2014 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim are as follows:
Solo Swimmer $2,550
Refund and cancellation policies are delineated at the following links:
2-person Relay $2,950
3-person Team Pursuit $3,350
Withdrawal by the Applicant and Race Cancellation Policy.
For more information about the fees, see the FAQ entitled:
The entry fee is a lot of money. Why?
|Awards:||The top overall male and female swimmers will be competing once again for a place on the Gallagher Cup, a beautifully crafted trophy from Tiffany's (the Gallagher Cup remains in New York with NYC Swim).|
Awards (take-home) will be distributed as follows:
Top 3 Male Solo Swimmers
Top 3 Female Solo Swimmers
Top Overall 2 Person Relay
Each successful swimmer & relay team will receive completion awards.
|Predicted Water Conditions:||Approximately 63.0 °F to 69.0 °F (17.4 °C to 20.2 °C). |
There can be a substantial amount of chop in the water from wind, tide action, and boat traffic. The waterways are salt water and there is shipping traffic. There may be random jetsam and flotsam in the waterways.
|Previous Year's Water Temp:||65.30 °F (18.5 °C) on 06/14/2013|
68.00 °F (20.0 °C) on 06/14/2012
65.66 °F (18.7 °C) on 06/14/2011
64.58 °F (18.1 °C) on 06/14/2010
68.36 °F (20.2 °C) on 06/14/2009