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Thursday, May 4, 2017

By The END, We All Get WET

Courtesy of END-WET, Mighty Red River of the North from North Dakota to Minnesota.

The END-WET (Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test) is a 36-mile (57.9 km) river swim down the Mighty Red River of the North from state of North Dakota to the state of Minnesota.

Longest open water swimming competition in North America is looking for volunteers (solo or pairs) to paddle the Red River of the North as company, safety, and support for open water swimmers who have traveled hundreds or thousands of miles for this race. Each support boat gets a US$150 stipend and food at the Blue Moose after the finish.

END-WET is also looking for motorboat owners or drivers to shuttle first responders and act as transportation for race staff.

Interested in the June 17th event? Fill out the volunteer form here and a member of the END-WET team will contact you soon.

For more information, visit END-WET.

2016 Results
1. Sandra Frimerman-Bergquist (32) 10 hours 44 minutes
2. Jeff Utsch (48) 11 hours 13 minutes
3. Dan Jaconson (24) 11 hours 21 minutes [wetsuit]
4. Tom Erickson (49) 11 hours 26 minutes [wetsuit]
5. Valerie Teany (43) 11 hours 33 minutes
6. Sarah Thomas (34) 11 hours 49 minutes
7. Melodee Nugent (49) 12 hours 27 minutes
8. Chris Greene (54) 12 hours 35 minutes
9. Emily Evans (39) 12 hours 36 minutes
10. Larry Long (48) 12 hours 48 minutes
11. Camille Merwin (23) 12 hours 52 minutes [wetsuit]
12. Luther Davis (42) 12 hours 58 minutes
13. Don Henderson (33) 13 hours 2 minutes
14. Scott Jensen (55) 13 hours 3 minutes [wetsuit]
15. Peter Hayden (58) 13 hours 4 minutes
16. Greg O'Connor (47) 13 hours 18 minutes
17. Patty Hermann (56) 13 hours 40 minutes [wetsuit]
18. Tanya MacLean (40) 14 hours 2 minutes
19. Mark Ahonen (50) 14 hours 10 minutes
20. Derek Dutton (31) DNF, close to finish (darkness)
21. Landon Ascheman (35) DNF, mile 15
22. Bill Little (53) DNF, mile 15
23. Mark Morash (48) DNF, mile 15
24. Dan Projansky (58) butterfly DNF, mile 15
25. Mo Siegel (64) DNF, mile 15
26. Tara Manzella (33) [wetsuit] DNF, mile 15 (missed cutoff)
27. William Murtha (41) DNF, mile 15 (missed cutoff)
28. John Batchelder (35) butterfly DNF, mile 34

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