Spend the afternoon circling a piece of Manhattan at this challenging 2-Miler around the birthplace of New York City, with great views of Lower Manhattan, Jersey City, Staten Island, Brooklyn, and, of course, Governors Island itself. Tentively scheduled for July 21, it's a fantastic way to experience New York Harbor.

    Date:07/21/2013 (Sunday) 
    Distance:2.0 M 
    Predicted Water Conditions:Approximately 71.0 °F to 84.0 °F (22.2 °C to 28.8 °C). Wetsuits/non-traditional swim attire may be worn but may affect a swimmer's eligibility for awards. The full wetsuit policy can be viewed here.

    There can be a substantial amount of chop in the water from wind & tide action. The waterways are salt-water and there is shipping traffic. There may be random jetsam & flotsam in the waterways. For additional information on swimming and water quality in the Hudson River, please see our FAQ page. 

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