Date: September 20, 2009
Location: Mathews, VA
The Swim: 1400 meter river swim
Wetsuit legal? Yes. But expect water temps in mid-70s.
USMS or USAT license required? No
Ages: All ages, as long as you are comfortable with open water swimming
Entry fee: Minimum of $100. The race promoter notes this swim is not so much a race (though times will be available) as a fund-raiser to benefit the non-profit Mathews Land Conservancy. All contributions are tax deductible.
Essential information: Please arrive 30 minutes before swim time to complete registration.
To register: call 804-725-9685 (the Mathews Land Conservancy) and let them know you are interested in registering for the swim.
More information: our “September and October Swims” post has a link to a PDF flyer.
1. To register please call 804 725-9685 (Mathews Land Conservancy) to let
them know your contact info & intention to swim in the 09 Wharf to Wharf
Swim, then show up to Williams Wharf Sunday September 20 a half hr before
the event to complete waivers & turn in $$, get instructions etc.. If we get
lots of responses, then I can get this info out via email.