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Swim Against the Tide (Hopkinton State Park)

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Against The Tide - Swim, Kayak, Walk or Run

The 20th Annual Against The Tide are charity swims on behalf of the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition. The first event is held at DCR’s Hopkinton State Park on 22 June; the second event is held on 17 August 2013 at DCR’s Nickerson State Park.


The events consist of a 1-mile competitive or recreational open water swim, a 2-mile kayak, a 3-mile walk and/or a 5K or 10K competitive or recreational run, and an aqualthlon which includes a 1-mile competitive swim plus 5 km or 10 km run.

The Against The Tide begins at 7 am and lasts until 12 noon. All participants over 18 must raise a minimum of US$175 by the event day, all of which will go towards breast cancer prevention research. Participants can also enter to win a certificate for 6 on a Hy-Line Cruises 2012 Cape Cod Canal Live Music Cruise (21+) by being one of the first 40 people to register online.


Venue Lake


Park Hopkinton State Park and Nickerson State Park

State Massachusetts

Country USA

Region Americas


Name Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition


Telephone Cheryl Osimo at 1-617-376-6222

Website Official Website

Blog Against The Tide blog

Event Information[edit]

Event Date Hopkinton State Park: 22 June 2013 and Nickerson State Park: 17 August 2012

Class Amateur


Charity Yes

Relay Yes


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