Tampa Bay Marathon Swim

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Lisa Hertz, second place overall in the 2014 Tampa Bay Marathon Swim
Brooke Bennett before the 24-mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim in Florida, U.S.A. in April 2013
The 24-mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim is one of the longest marathon swims in the world that was founded by Ron Collins and is held on Earth Day (April) every year along the western coast of Florida.

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[edit] Distance

24 miles

[edit] Type

Ocean

[edit] Location

City Tampa

State/County/Province Florida

Country USA

Region Americas

[edit] Contact

Name Ron Collins

Email Collins@tampabay.rr.com

[edit] Event Information

Month: April

Website: www.distancematters.com

[edit] Sanction

[edit] Past Champions

2014 Samantha Simons, 12:18

2013 Chelsea Nauta, 10:07

2011 Evan Morrison, 8:59

2010 Craig Lenning, 10:17

2009 Ramses Rodriguez, 10:14

2008 Penny Palfrey, 7:51

2007 Jimmy Welborn, 9:44

2006 Brad Denton, 11:15

2005 Forrest Nelson, 10:21

2004 Denis Crean, 9:20

2003 Dave Parcells, 10:24

2002 Chris Derks, 7:41

2001 Chris Derks, 9:04

2000 Chris Derks, 8:30

1999 Chris Derks, 8:23

1998 Ron Collins (pioneer swim), 9:52

[edit] Top 10 Times

  1. 7:41 - Chris Derks, 2002 (overall & men's course record)
  2. 7:51 - Penny Palfrey, 2008 (women's course record)
  3. 8:00 - Tom Fristoe, 2002
  4. 8:09 - Jose Serra, 2008
  5. 8:23 - Chris Derks, 1999
  6. 8:30 - Chris Derks, 2000
  7. 8:49 - Chris Palfrey, 2008
  8. 8:59 - Evan Morrison, 2011
  9. 8:59 - Samantha Simon, 2008
  10. 9:00 - Georgios Tsianos, 2000

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