2016 Tampa Bay Marathon Swim Race Date Announced

2016 Tampa Bay Marathon Swim Race Date Announced

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

April 16th 2016 is the date for the 19th Annual 24 Mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim in Florida. “With our waters warming to 80°F+ in late April, we’ve decided to move a couple weeks forward so the water temps will be about 72°F- 78°F. Hopefully,” reports race director Ron Collins.

For more information, visit www.DistanceMatters.com. The former winners are located below:

2015 Emma Schaefer 10 hours 32 minutes
2014 Samantha Simon, 12 hours 18 minutes
2013 Chelsea Nauta, 10 hours 7 minutes
2011 Evan Morrison, 8 hours 59 minutes
2010 Craig Lenning, 10 hours 17 minutes
2009 Ramses Rodriguez, 10 hours 14 minutes
2008 Penny Palfrey, 7 hours 51 minutes
2007 Jimmy Welborn, 9 hours 44 minutes
2006 Brad Denton, 11 hours 15 minutes
2005 Forrest Nelson, 10 hours 21 minutes
2004 Denis Crean, 9 hours 20 minutes
2003 Dave Parcells, 10 hours 24 minutes
2002 Chris Derks, 7 hours 41 minutes
2001 Chris Derks, 9 hours 4 minutes
2000 Chris Derks, 8 hours 30 minutes
1999 Chris Derks, 8 hours 23 minutes
1998 Ron Collins (pioneering swim), 9 hours 52 minutes

Photo above shows Lisa Hertz in the 2014 edition.

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