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Pointe to La Pointe Swim

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Name: Pointe to La Pointe Swim
Date: July 29, 2017
Time: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
Swimmers compete in the open water, Point to La Pointe swim
Event Description:
Swimming to the island has been a storied feat around the Bayfield area for decades.  Point to La Pointe started as a community swim for 24 people in 2006. Get ready for the best open water swim event on Lake Superior, attracting over 500 swimmers. The course runs from Bayfield to Madeline Island and offers events for serious races, casual swimmers, and relay teams.
Event Media:
Location:
Open Water Swim on Lake Superior from Bayfield to Madeline Island
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, July 29, 2017    Main Event

Friday July 28, 2-8 pm Packet pickup at the Bayfield Pavilion, 2 E. Front St., Bayfield, Drive to the very bottom of Rittenhouse Ave. (the main street through downtown Bayfield). We encourage swimmers to pick up their packets on Friday night to reduce congestion on Saturday morning. Friday night from 5-8 pm Spaghetti Dinner @ Bayfield Pacilion to benefit the swim team ($10 Adults, $5 kids 12 and under).

Saturday July 29, 6:00-6:45 am Packet pickup for late arrivals 7:00 am Safety meeting and warm-ups, 7:20 am Start of Race event, 2 waves 7:31 Start of Community Swim 7:30 Ferry leaves Bayfield to Madeline Island-ideal for spectators 7:33 Start of Relay swim 8:05 Approximate arrival time of fastest race finishers 10:00 Cutoff time for all swimmers 10:15 Post-race awards and prizes at the Inn on Madeline Island
Contact Information:
Madeline Island Chamber of Commerce
Fees/Admission:
Please see website for details: http://www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/point-to-la-pointe.html
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