Rose Pitonof Swim

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This annual event commemorates the historic swim of Rose Pitonof, World Champion Swimmer of the early 1900s, and the first person ever to successfully complete this swim at the age of 17.The Swim will begin in the East River at East 26th Street. The Swimmers will proceed along Manhattan, crossing over to Brooklyn under the Williamsburg Bridge. The Swimmers will continue under the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, under the Verrazano Bridge, around Norton?s Point, and on to Steeplechase Pier.


Solo Swimmer: $500 Two Person Relay: $850. Please note: each participant and relay team must provide a $700 fuel reimbursement prior to event day.

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