Swimmers will enter the water at W. 72nd Street Kayak Dock, Riverside Park South. They will swim out past the end of the pier and turn south to swim down the Hudson River with the current. After passing the Marine Transfer Pier and the Department of Sanitation Parking, swimmers will approach Pier 96 and take a left turn (towards Manhattan) to swim in to the finish line. A combination of buoys, support boats, and kayaks will mark/monitor the swim route to help swimmers remain on course.
Transition into running gear at Pier 96.
Run north on Riverside Park recreation path. Turnaround prior to the tunnel at 83rd Street. Return to finish line at Pier 96.