Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Swim
Saturday, Jun 30, 2012, 6:00am-10:00am
96 Cummings Point Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Each participant in the half-mile and 1.5 mile swims are required to raise a minimum of $500 (swimmers under the age of 18 have a $300 minimum); swimmers in the three-mile challenge must raise $3,000, and those in the five-mile challenge must raise $5,000.
The annual Swim Across America Greenwich - Stamford Swim is making a big splash for cancer research, prevention and treatment. Swimmers of all levels are invited to participate. Swim Across America holds numerous swimming events throughout the United States each year. Swimmers, boaters, kayakers and land volunteers are encouraged to pre-register at www.swimacrossamerica.org to reserve their spot or register a team. There are several different swim options including a half-mile or a 1.5 mile swim, or a three or five-mile challenge. And new this year is a “corporate pool challenge” for those that prefer the comfort of a pool or need to swim on a different date. The “corporate pool challenge” allows swimmers to swim different distances and fundraise based on how many lengths of the pool they complete. This is the sixth year the swim has been held in Greenwich-Stamford and benefits the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), the nation’s only non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to funding cancer cell and gene therapy research. ACGT is headquartered on the Greenwich/Stamford border and serves as the start and finish line for the Swim. For more information, please visit www.SwimAcrossAmerica.org, email Jacque@swimacrossamerica.org or call 888-SWIM-USA.