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Discounted Fee Deadline: Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024 at 12:01 AM ET.   View Full Fees

Online Registration Deadline: Thursday, Jul 11, 2024 at 9:00 AM ET

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Individual Swim Categories
Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
1k Individual Swim $80 see event details 1 km $80
  • Individually swim a 1k. If you are a veteran or active military you qualify for a discount...please contact [email protected]. for a code.
5k Individual Swim $80 see event details 5 km $80
  • Individually swim a 5k. If you are a veteran or active military you qualify for a discount...please contact [email protected]. for a code. *Must be able to complete race un under 4.25 hrs.
10k Individual Swim $80 see event details 10 km $80
  • Individually swim a 10k. If you are a veteran or active military you qualify for a discount...please contact [email protected]. for a code. *Must be able to complete race un under 4.25 hrs.
10K Relay Team Swim
Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
10k - Create or Join a Relay Team $80 see event details 10 km $80
  • Please use this category if you are creating a team for others to join or joining a team that has already been created. If you are a veteran or active military you qualify for a discount code.
10k - Relay Team (USE THIS ONLY IF YOU ARE REGISTERING YOUR ENTIRE TEAM) $80 see event details 10 km $80
  • Please use this category only if you are registering a complete relay team. If you are a veteran or active military you qualify for a discount...please contact [email protected]. for a code.
Team Honor the Fallen: 5K Memorial Swim
Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
Team Honor the Fallen: 5k Memorial Swim (Not Timed) $80 see event details 5 km 15 $80
  • Each swimmer will pull a kayak in Honor of a Fallen Service member. Total distance is 5K. This swim will not be timed. If you are a veteran or active military you qualify for a discount.
Fundraiser Only
Category Start Time Distance Prizes Field Limit Fee
Fundraiser Only $0 11:59 PM $0
  • This category is for those that are not swimming to set up a fundraising page.

Event Notes

8th Annual Swim With A Mission-July 13th, 2024

Swimmer Registration Packet will include entry to the race of your choice, a race cap, finisher medal and a SWAM swim buoy. Event T-shirts will be for sale at the event or can be earned by fundraising!

*New* Swim With A Mission is now a USMS Sanctioned Event

Distances- Prerace Meeting at 07:00 Required

  • 1K Individual Swim
  • 5k Individual Swim
  • 5K Team Honor the Fallen Memorial Swim (Not Timed)
  • 10K Individual Swim
  • 10k Relay (Teams of 3-5 swimmers)

Swimmer Qualifications: VERY IMPORTANT!!

  • In good health and capable of making the swim distance.
  • Strong enough swimmer to complete the race in under 4 hrs and 15 minutes.
  • You must be a member of US Masters swimming. Please provide your number when registering or purchase a one day membership.

Recognition & Awards

  • Awards will be presented to the following finishers: top 3 men and women in each distance group in the individual categories and to the top 3 relay teams.
  • Special Awards will given to fastest overall swimmers in each distance.
  • Special Recognition will be given to top fundraisers.

General Rules and Details for All Swimmers

  • Assistive devices, including masks, fins, snorkels, swim buoys and paddles are NOT allowed. You will be disqualified from placing in all races.
  • Open water safety buoys are allowed.
  • Swimmers are NOT permitted to wear headphones during the race.
  • We suggest you bring your own nutrition since all swimmers have different needs.  
  • USAT Wetsuit rules apply for use of wetsuits.

US Masters Water Temp and Wetsuit Guidelines

  • 60°F-66°F (Quite cool - Thermal Plan for Cold Water Swims is RECOMMENDED
  • 66°F-72°F (Fairly cool) - Thermal Plan for Cold Water Swims is ENCOURAGED
  • 72°F-78°F (Cool) - No Thermal Plan required
  • 78°F-82°F (Optimal) - Heat-retaining swimwear & neoprene caps are not permitted above 78°F.

1K, 5K and 10K Individual Swim Details

  • Beach start…timing chips must go over start/finish.
  • Out and back course (see map).
  • Swim in clockwise direction…always stay on left of buoys.
  • Large buoy at each distance turn around.
  • There will be support boats stationed at the 5K and 10K turnarounds with water and some food. You can also but your own nutrition on these boats before the prerace meeting begins.
  • Paddlers and support boats will be along the course for safety and support.  ALL Paddlers and Support Boats must register through the Volunteer Registration.

10K Team Relay Details

  • Beach start for all relay swimmers. One timing chip per team which will be transferred between swimmers.
  • Team members not swimming will remain on beach.
  • Each lap equals .31miles or .5K (20 laps equal 10K) (see map).
  • Swimmer must cross start/finish time pad at the beginning of each lap.
  • Every swimmer needs to swim at least one lap.
  • There will be paddlers along the route for your safety.

 

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Location & Contact

Location address:
614 W Shore Rd, Bristol, NH  03222
Event Phone Number:
(603) 759-5508
Event Website
http://www.swam.org
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