Annual One Mile Swim returns July 20

Get ready to make a splash at the 26th Annual Greenwich Point One Mile Swim on Saturday, July 20.

The event, part of the Betteridge 2013 Greenwich Cup race series, is sponsored by the Greenwich Swim Committee and the town.

The race start will take place at 7:30 a.m. and check in opens at 6:30 a.m. The water temperature is expected to be around 70 degrees. Heats will be by age group with colored caps provided. Wetsuits are allowed but competitors wearing wet suits will be ineligible for awards. There will be refreshments and commemorative T-shirts for all participants.

The entry fee is $55 for adults and $20 for participants aged 13 to 18. There will also be a 400 yard Kid’s Race for children under 13 years of age following the One Mile Swim and the entry fee is $5.

Visit the Greenwich Swim Committee web site,, for entry forms and online registration. Entry forms can also be picked up at Threads and Treads at 17 East Putnam Avenue.

Contact Jon Harnett, chairman of the Greenwich Swim Committee and race director, at 203-253-2546 for additional information about the event.

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