FKCC Swim Around Key West

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FKCC Swim Around Key West is a 12.5-mile (20 km) solo and relay circumnavigation around Key West, Florida, U.S.A. Held annually in June, the FKCC Swim Around Key West is held in beautiful, shallow, generally calm warm waters (85°F or 29.4ºC) with the bottom of the ocean visible throughout the course. Race includes a solo swim, a 2-person relay, a 3-person relay, and a 6-person relay (mixed and all-female) and is organized by Lori Bosco of the Florida Keys Community College. It is one of the longest marathon swimming relays in the world in very warm water and is one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

Distance

800 yard, 1 mile, 2 mile, 6.2 mile (10 km), 12.5 miles

Type

Ocean

Location

City Key West

State/County/Province Florida

Country USA

Region Americas

Contact

Name Lori Bosco, Race Director

Email aqualb@aol.com or lori.bosco@fkcc.edu

Event Information

Month: June

Event Date: 6/13/2009

Website: FKCC Swim Around Key West

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: No

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