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Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Scheduled

The fifth annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim will run on May 25. There will be a briefing at 7:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 8 a.m. It will include four simultaneous events: the one-mile short course solo swim from Maho Bay Beach to Cinnamon Beach; the 2.25-mile intermediate course solo swim from Maho Bay Beach to Trunk Beach; a 3.5-mile long course solo swim from Maho Bay Beach to Hawksnest Beach; and a 3.5-mile long course three-person relay-team swim from Maho Bay Beach to Hawksnest Beach with transition points at Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay beaches. Swimmers may compete using snorkels, fins and exposure suits in a separate assisted-swimmer category.
Advance registration through May 9 costs $30. General registration on May 10 through 23 is $40. Late registration, available only at the pre-race meeting at 5 p.m., May 24 at Maho Bay Camps is $50.
Registration fees for those 17-and-under are $15 through May 23, and $25 on May 24.
Swimmers can register either online at www.friendsvinp.org/swim, by phone at 779-4940 or in person at: the Friends of the Park Store in Mongoose Junction, Connections in either Cruz Bay or Coral Bay, or at Caribbean Surf Co. at Red Hook and Havensight locations on St. Thomas, or at SCUBA on St. Croix.
For more information, including course description, course maps and competition rules, and to register visit www.friendsvinp.org/swim or call 779-4940.

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