The Nineteenth Annual 24 Mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim will be on April 16, 2016. Entry information is available at We are able to accept up to 24 solo and relay entries. In addition to race day swimming, we are now able to offer solo swims of Tampa Bay from March 1st to May 31. Email us for more information, or to indicate your interest in training, or entering as a swimmer, or to receive more information about becoming an event volunteer.

Open water coaching, training and qualifying are offered year-round in Florida. In the Tampa Bay area during January and February, we have water temperatures that hover around 60F/16C. Call or email us for more information about scheduling with The Distance Matters Open Water Boot Camp for training, cold water acclimation, and qualifying for marathon swims.

For more information, contact:
Ron Collins |
The Tampa Bay Marathon Swim
The Distance Matters Open Water Boot Camp