View Full Version : 2011 Boston Light Swim Registration Opens March 1st

February 21st, 2011, 10:24 AM
Boston Light Swim (8 miles)

When: Saturday, August 13, 2010; early start this year, 6:45AM!
Where: Boston Harbor, Boston, MA
Description: August 13, 2010 – Boston Light Swim – Boston Harbor – Boston, MA – 8 miles. The BLS is a USMS sanctioned event (041-009-SOWS). The “granddaddy of American open-water swims” was started back in 1907. The race starts in the cold waters next to Boston Light, 8 miles off shore. This challenging race should be on your list of “must do” swims.

Registration: on-line at Ultra Signup starting March 1st, at 1:00PM; Limit: 20 solo, 4 relays. More information at www.bostonlightswim.org (http://www.bostonlightswim.org/)

February 22nd, 2011, 07:58 AM
fantastic challenge - a little disappointed the red sox are away at the mariners for the weekend - can't have everything.

February 24th, 2011, 04:31 PM
How does one get an escort boat for this event? I'm intrigued. I would, however, be traveling from Boise, Idaho.

March 1st, 2011, 04:00 PM
seven spots available as of 4:02 pm EST


in recent years, escort boats have been arranged by the race organizers for many participants - swimmers paid a fee of $300 to the boat captains...