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William Murtha

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Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test (END-WET) in the mighty Red River of the North

Bill Murtha is a 42-year-old open water swimmer from Dickenson, North Dakota.

Open Water Swimming Career

  • He completed the 27-mile END-WET on 13 July 2013 in 9 hours 17 minutes.
  • He completed the 36-mile END-WET in 2014 in 10 hours 19 minutes.
  • He completed the 36-mile END-WET on 20 June 2015 in 13 hours 41 minutes.
  • He participated in the 36-mile END-WET in 2016.

END-WET

The Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test or END-WET, is a 36-mile (57.9 km) mixed-sports event where solo and relay open water swimmers pit themselves against other endurance athletes down the Red River between North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota in the United States. It is one of the longest marathon swims in the world. The event is organized and directed by Andy Magness.

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