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    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 "Group 2", 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.


    Date06/28/2014 (Saturday) 
    Distance28.5 M 
    Check In:
    5:15 AM Pier 25, West Street and North Moore Street, Manhattan 
    Directions to Check In: courtesy of
      NYC Swim
    Start:
    7:50 AM Wagner Park - Battery Park City 
    Finish:
    Wagner Park - Battery Park City 
    FeesAll-inclusive fees for the 2014 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim "Group 2" are as follows:
    Solo Swimmer $2,550
    2-person Relay $2,950
    3-person Team Pursuit $3,350
    Refund and cancellation policies are delineated at the following links:
         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?  
    Time Limit9:30 hours 
    Age Requirement19 years and over (Younger swimmers may be accepted based on swimming experience). 
    Experience RequirementEntry requirements for solo swimmers, 2-person Relays and 3-person Team Pursuit Teams are located here
    Predicted Water ConditionsApproximately 68.0 °F to 72.0 °F (20.1 °C to 21.9 °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 Temp70.52 °F (21.4 °C) on 06/28/2013
    70.88 °F (21.6 °C) on 06/28/2012
    71.06 °F (21.7 °C) on 06/28/2011
    71.06 °F (21.7 °C) on 06/28/2010
    71.42 °F (21.9 °C) on 06/28/2009