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Swimmers on the Chester River with a sailboat in the distance, racing in the Maryland Swim for Life open water swim

Maryland Swim for Life

Maryland Swim for Life is an annual multi-race, USMS-sanctioned open water swim event held by the District of Columbia Aquatics Club in the Chester River in Chestertown, Maryland. The event is a charity fundraiser and…

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Bird's eye view of the woodrow wilson bridge, site of the Washington's Crossing open water swim in fort washington, maryland

Washington’s Crossing: Swim Across the Potomac

Washington’s Crossing: Swim Across the Potomac is an annual open water swim event that crosses the Potomac River at National Harbour, Fort Washington, Maryland. Race participants swim to the middle of the Potomac River, parallel…

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A view between two bridges crossing the Choptank River, the narrow channel is the location of the Maryland Freedom Swim

Maryland Freedom Swim

The Maryland Freedom Swim is a two mile point-to-point open water swim race across the Choptank River in Cambridge, Maryland. The race is swum in the channel between the two bridges, beside the Frederick C…

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