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Swim Across America

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A national charitable organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for cancer research, Swim Across America hosts three swimming events each year to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and MassGeneral Hospital for Children Cancer Center. All Dana-Farber proceeds support follow-up care and research for cancer survivors at the David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic.

Boston Team Relay Challenge

April 6, 2014
Blodgett Pool, Harvard University
Cambridge, Mass.

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Club swimmers, college swimmers, masters swimmers, and recreational swimmers will all dive in for a 2 hour relay challenge with their teammates. Each team will be striving to swim the farthest and raise the most to find a cure for cancer. The highest fundraising team can win great prizes including Red Sox tickets.

Boston Harbor Island Swim

July 11, 2014

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This 22-mile open-water relay features Olympians and local swimmers plunging into the Atlantic to make a difference for cancer survivors. This swim will start at Rowe's Wharf in Boston and will conclude with an after party reception.

2009 Swim Across America participants

Nantasket Swim

July 12, 2014

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Swimmers age 12 and up are invited to join this fundraiser, which features a one-mile competitive swim and a half-mile recreational swim. Both events start at the Nantasket Beach House in Hull, Mass.

For more information:

Contact: Kerry Sachs
Phone: (617) 582-7916
E-mail: kerry_sachs@dfci.harvard.edu
Website: www.swimacrossamerica.org