Official Entrant Newsletter
Dear Newport SharkfestÂ® Swimmer,
Congratulations on your entry in the 4th Annual Newport Sharkfest Swim, scheduled for Sunday, September 18, 2016. You will be swimming 1500 meters or 1.5 miles from the dock in Perotti Park down the harbor to finish on the beach at King Park Swim Area. There is a 1 hour 20 minute course cut off time for the 1.5 mile swim race. Please note there will not be a team competition this year.
This is the official "ENTRANT NEWSLETTER." Nothing will be sent via regular mail. All athletes will pick up their timing chips and swim caps race day morning.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A SWIM FOR NOVICES OR THOSE UNPREPARED TO SPEND UP TO ONE HOUR AND 15 MINUTES IN 62-64-DEGREE WATER. If your time for a mile in the pool (72 lengths or 36 laps in a 25-yard pool) is longer than 40 minutes, you are NOT QUALIFIED to do this swim.