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April 14th, 2006, 10:15 PM
Here is an update of special offers for Pennock participants.

If you are coming from out of town to participate, we have some specials for you. The Narrows Inn (http://www.narrowsinn.com/) is giving a flat room rate of 120/night for Pennock participants (suites not included). When booking your room state you are a Pennock participant to receive the discount. Book your room ASAP space is running out.

Southeast sea kayaks (http://www.kayakketchikan.com is giving a 20% discount on their local kayak tours either Pennock Island or Orcas cove, when booking identify yourself as a Pennock participant.

Ketchikan kayak fishing (http://www.yakfishalaska.com/) is offering a half day of kayak fishing for 125.00/person (30% discount) to Pennock Participants.

The Ketchikan Killer whales swim club (http://www.ketchikankillerwhales.com/) is putting on the 2nd 1k swim out at scenic Settlers cove. Entry is 15.00/swimmer all registered USA swimmers welcome. If you are not a USA swimmer, a one-day registration will be available.

Horse drawn trolley tours (http://www.horsetrolleytours.com/tour.html) of Ketchikan will be giving tours of historic Ketchikan and Salmon hatchery to Pennock participants.

Remember its not just a swim around an island its an opportunity to experience Alaska. Please remember to identify yourself as a Pennock swimmer to receive the discounts.

William Schulz, race director

April 20th, 2008, 06:51 PM
And if the thought of cold Alaskan open water swimming involuntarily brings out the goose bumps you might want to check out http://www.bajaex.com/ChooseYourAdventure/SwimmingExpedition.html

Baja Expeditions will be offering two one-week open water swimming vacations out of La Paz this October.