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Tampa Bay Frogman Swim

January 16, 2022

General Registration for the 2022 Tampa Bay Frogman Swim opens Aug 6th at 7am EST in honor of the Extortion 17 heroes.

IMPORTANT: The finish will once again be at the American Legion, so the course will be more challenging than the Picnic Island Finish. It is a longer course (3.4 miles) and subject to stronger currents. This course is for experienced and strong OW swimmers, and first time swimmers may be asked to document a sub two hour 5k swim.

Charity Registration opens June 28th in honor of the Operation Redwings heroes.

On January 3rd, 2010 with less than 3 weeks notice, a grass roots effort brought over 30 people together at Gandy Beach in St Petersburg, FL to swim across the 55 degree waters of Tampa Bay, raising over $30,000 for a severely injured active duty Navy SEAL. The 5k point to point swim has evolved into an annual event that is now an official Navy SEAL Foundation fundraiser and has raised over $4 million dollars for the Foundation. The Navy SEAL Foundation has earned the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. The Foundation has also been certified by Charities of America as a “Best in America” charity. Ninety-five cents of every dollar spent by the Navy SEAL Foundation directly supports its mission, programs and services.

Details

Date:
January 16, 2022
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.tampabayfrogman.com/

Venue

Gandy Beach
St. Petersburg, FL United States + Google Map

Organizer

Kurt Ott – Tampa
Email:
frogmanswim@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.tampabayfrogman.com/