Charles River One Mile Swim

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Charles River Swim in the Charles River organized by the Charles River Swimming Club in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The one-mile Charles River Swim is held in the Charles River that flows through Boston in the state of Massachusetts. The in-the-water start is at River Dock, near Arthur Fiedler head statue by the Hatch Shell on Esplanade. It is a one-mile loop course between Harvard and Longfellow Bridge. The annual event in June is limited to 150 swimmers and is organized by the Charles River Swimming Club with Ulla Hester as its race director.

It is one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims and one of the World's Top 100 River Swims in 2019.


1 mile (1.62 km)


Venue River


City River Dock, Charles River, Boston

State Massachusetts

Country USA

Region Americas


Name Kate Radville, race director, Charles River Swimming Club, Inc.



Website Official Website

Event Information

Event Date 1 June 2013

Wetsuit Yes

Charity No

Relay No


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