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DC Marathon Swim

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The DC Marathon Swim is a 33 km (20.5-mile) marathon swim down the Potomac River from Fletcher’s Cove in northern Washington D.C. to Ferry Point, Virginia based on the first swim by James Loreto and Denis Crean on 3 October 2019 (Original Course Chain Bridge to Mount Vernon 20.5-mile).

2021 World Open Water Swimming Event of the Year Nomination[edit]

The race was nominated for the 2021 World Open Water Swimming Event of the Year Award. The winners and nominees included:

Winner: Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli (Italy)
First Runner-up: Irish Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming (Ireland)
Second Runner-up: Mediterranean Peace Route (Cyprus-Turkey)
4. Authentic Marathon Swim (Greece)
5. Asociación Mexicana de Aguas Abiertas (Mexico)
6. Tampa Bay Frogman Swim (USA)
7. Strait of Bonifacio (Italy-France)
8. Around-Coronado Swim (USA) tie
8. DC Marathon Swim (USA) tie
10. Olympic 10K Marathon Swim (Japan)
11. Rottnest Channel Swim (Australia)
12. Wörthersee Swim Austria (Austria)
13. Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim (Turks & Caicos)
14. Trans Tahoe Relay (USA)
15. Perhentian Island Marathon Swim (Malaysia)

13 October 2022 DC Marathon Swim Soloists[edit]

11 September 2022 DC Marathon Swim Soloists[edit]

31 August 2022 DC Marathon Swim Soloists[edit]

18 June 2022 DC Marathon Swim Soloists[edit]

2021 Inaugural DC Marathon Swim Soloists[edit]

1. Suzanne Heim-Bowen 7 hours 50 minutes (Course Record)
2. Doug Karr 8 hours 38 minutes
3. Courtney Paulk 9 hours 42 minutes
4. Paul Grecco 10 hours 3 minutes
5. Elaine Howley 12 hours 38 minutes
6. Caroline Block 13 hours 22 minutes
7. Anita Hartsock 13 hours 38 minutes

  • 20.5 miles from Fletcher’s Cove to Ferry Point

2021 Inaugural DC Marathon Swim Relays[edit]

1. The Monumental Team 6 hours 47 minutes (Relay Course Record)
2. Hoop (H2O Otters of the Potomac) 8 hours 18 minutes
3. Wave One Adventure Team 9 hours 22 minutes

  • 20.5 miles from Fletcher’s Cove to Ferry Point

2019 DC Marathon Swim[edit]

1. Denis Crean from Chain Bridge to Mount Vernon 9 hours 42 minutes (Course Record)
2. Jim Loreto from Chain Bridge to Mount Vernon 11 hours 40 minutes

  • 20.5 miles from Chain Bridge in northern Washington D.C. to Mount Vernon, Virginia in 2019 (see here).

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