With thanks to http://nycswim.org/Event/Event.aspx?Event_ID=2202
On June 23, 2012 NYC Swim will present the annual 28.5 Mile Manhattan Island Marathon
Swim. This is their longest and premier event of the season, a full counter-
The race starts and finishes at South Cove in Battery Park City on the Hudson River.
Swimmers begin at South Cove, navigate around the Battery then head north up the
East River, counter-
First Leg -
The swimmers continue up the East River through the west channel (Manhattan side), passing by Roosevelt Island. Swimmers are advised to keep to the Manhattan side of the Channel throughout the entire East River.
Second Leg -
Final Leg -
The swimmers continue down the Hudson River on the Manhattan side. Their third check point is opposite the 79th Street Boat Basin. The swimmers are advised to stay on the Manhattan side of the river. As they come down the Hudson River, the swimmers must be careful of boats coming out of the piers, especially between 50th and 23rd streets. Swimmers are not allowed to swim closer than 20 yards to the end of any pier.
Their fourth check point is opposite the financial center. The swimmers then swim along the seawall and turn into South Cove and stroke by the cheering crowds to the finish.
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