URBANSWIM

Manhattan Ultra Marathon Swim

CROWN JEWEL OF OPEN WATER

On par with the English and catalina Channel Crossings

Join us for an epic swim around Manhattan Island to raise funds for the Stand By Me Foundation.

Swim support includes private safety motorboat escort, dedicated kayaker, observer, photgrapher, GPS swim tracking, and exclusive swag. A deposit of $125/swimmer for a six person relay team is required at registration, with the full amount ($5,500 total for team) due two weeks prior to the event.

To participate, all applicants must provide open water swimming credentials as proof of their endurance and readiness.

DATE

June 8, 2024

TIME

9:15 AM EST

distance

28.5 Miles | 45.8Kilometer

Location

Around Manhattan Island

Fundraising Focus

STAND BY ME FOUNDATION

We are a non-profit organization established in 2012 by international swim coaches and Olympic swimmers.

Our primary mission is to empower athletes at every level – from those who are just learning to those who are competing and even beyond.

We hold a firm belief in the transformative power of water. We see swimming not just as a sport, but also as a vital life skill that instills discipline, resilience, and promotes physical fitness. Our vision is a world where every individual, irrespective of their background or resources, can confidently identify themselves as a swimmer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to a few of the questions we get asked a lot.  If you have a question,    please feel free to reach out to us.  We’d love to hear from you! 

Participate

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Join us in supporting the URBANSWIMmers!

Not ready to take the leap into open water swimming just yet?  Come see what it’s all about by supporting Swimmers in the water!  We invite you to join us as Kayak Support on event day.  Join the party and be part of the movement to make URBANSWIMming  possible!

Past Results

Check out previous results for Solo Swims

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