A fabled course, a swim pioneer and icon, and a variety of swim conditions come together in this legendary marathon swim. From the shores of Manhattan through bustling New York Harbor and under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, this 17.5-mile swim ends with a beach finish in Sandy Hook, New Jersey. Along the way, swimmers see the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, the beaches of Staten Island, beautiful lighthouses, the supertanker thoroughfare that is Ambrose Channel, and a multitude of other sights.
|Date:||08/18/2013 (Sunday) |
|Distance:||17.5 M |
|Time Limit:||8 hours; time of sunset may impact when the race ends. |
|Field Size:||25 swimmers (0 Currently Enrolled - Enrollment Closed) |
|Fees:||Entries Open on December 1, 2012 at 1:00 PM EST|
and close (unless full prior) on February 1, 2013 at 11:58 PM EST.
Swimmer Application Fee:
Solo Swimmer $925
2-person Relay $1,150
For the 2013 Ederle Swim, swimmers are responsible for a $765 payment (cash preferred) to the boat captain on race day at the time of boat loading.
|Awards:||Certificates will be presented at a ceremony following the completion of the event. |
|Age Requirement:||19 years and over (younger swimmers may be accepted based on swimming experience). |
|Experience Requirement:||Qualification requirements are located here. |
|Predicted Water Conditions:||Approximately 73.0 °F to 79.0 °F (23.2 °C to 25.9 °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:||75.20 °F (24.0 °C) on 08/18/2012|
75.56 °F (24.2 °C) on 08/18/2011
75.74 °F (24.3 °C) on 08/18/2010
78.62 °F (25.9 °C) on 08/18/2009
75.92 °F (24.4 °C) on 08/18/2008