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GA Coastal Aquathons

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The GA Coastal Aquathons is a 25.5-mile aquathon by Jennifer Perewiznyk where she will also complete a clockwise circumnavigation of running and swimming around a barrier island in the state of Georgia in the United States. The adventure begins on the northern tip of the island with a 12-mile beach run and swim across 2 inlets. At the southern point, Perewiznyk will transition to a 13.5-mile open water swim in the Georgia Intercoastal Waterway until she reaches North Beach where she began.

This event is a charity event for CURE Childhood Cancer.

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RUN: 3-mile run on the east side of the beach to Seaside Inlet. Fuel, aid, and check-point at mile 3 before water entry to cross the inlet.

TRANSITION I: 0.2-mile swim across Seaside Inlet. Support via motor vessels and kayak escort to insure safety from boat traffic and animal encounters such as alligators. Check-point at boat at water exit.

TRANSITION II: 1.5-mile run headed south on Middle Beach to McQueens Inlet for water entry.

TRANSITION III: 0.25-mile swim across the inlet. Support via motor vessels and kayak escort to insure safety from boat traffic and animal encounters such as alligators. Check-point at boat at water exit. Aid provided upon exiting water onto the north point of South Beach.

TRANSITION IV: 7-mile run from north point to the end of South Beach. Fuel, aid, and check-point at mile marker 3. Run continues for another 4 miles to southern point. Aid, support, and and check-point upon water entry into the mouth of Brunson Creek/Sapelo Sound.

TRANSITION V: 13.5-mile open water swim in the Intercoastal Waterway, heading north in Johnson Creek to North Newport river to Walburg Creek, finishing at North Beach in St Catherines Sound. Aid, support, and check-points via motor vessels and escort kayak(s). There are 5 in water check-points for the swim.

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