Greetings, everyone - Mike Murowchick here, Save the Harbor / Save the Bay policy intern and photographer-in-chief.
On Sunday, August 19, Save the Harbor / Save the Bay hosted the Swim for Boston Harbor, a championship chip-timed competitive swim on M Street Beach at the BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston. This year, nearly 50 swimmers aged 9 - 64 took part the race, which raised almost $5,000 for Save the Harbor / Save the Bay.
Here are a few of the photos I took at the swim. I hope you enjoy looking at them as much as I enjoyed taking them! You can see more in Save the Harbor's swim album on PhotoBucket
|Katie Odair of Watertown, MA, splashes her face with water in preparation for her swim.|
|All 43 participants make the plunge into the 68 degree water as the race begins.|
|The swimmers make their way towards the first buoy marking the beginning leg on the 1 mile course.|
|A swimmer makes a triumphant emergence from the water as she sprints towards the finish line.|
|Winners gather for the drawing for a pair of round-trip Jet Blue Airways tickets,|
before enjoying an icy cold Harpoon Beer on the beach.
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