Lake George Marathon Swim

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The start of the 1927 Lake George Marathon Swim won by Edward Keating. Photo from the Mirror, Lake George Magazine.
The 1927 Lake George Marathon Swim was a professional marathon swim held on Lake George in Lake George Village in New York. The race was won by Edward Keating in over 18 hours 47 minutes over Ernest Vierkoetter and 140 other competitors from around the world. Keating received US$5,000 for his victory.

The current Lake George Marathon Swim is 41 km in distance. It is also the site of the 2014 U.S. Masters Swimming 6-9 Mile Open Water Swimming Championship that includes a 2.5 km, 5 km and 10 km marathon swim on 23 August 2014, organized by Green Leaf Racing.

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Distance

41 km

Type

Lake

Location

City Lake George Village

State/County/Province New York

Country USA

Region Americas

Contact

Event Information

Month: July

Website: Swim Lake George

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: No

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