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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Swim With A Mission In Newfound Lake

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Swim With A Mission is a charity swim with 1 km, 5 km, 10 km and 10-mile relay races held in Newfound Lake in New Hampshire in July.

Organized by Julie and Phil Taub, the event benefit veterans, specifically the Navy SEALs. "Please join us for an open water swim festival to honor our veterans on July 14th at beautiful Newfound Lake in Bristol, the cleanest lake in the Northeast USA.

Enjoy a day of competition, live military demonstration, music, food, and more. The event in 2017 drew over 2,000 attendees and raised over US$370,000

For more information, photos and comprehensive results, visit swimwithamission.org.

5 km Top 10 Results:
1. Edmund Gendreau (55) 1:14:58.4
2. Bruce Mohl (71) 1:20:48.6
3. Jeff Stuart (56) 1:23:34.0
4. Taylor Hough (14) 1:24:57.0 [first woman]
5. Aubrey Patrick (15) 1:27:47.8 [second woman]
6. Marcos Castellano (26) 1:32:51.1
7. Sarah Barrett (22) 1:33:02.0 [third woman]
8. Anne Traer (48) 1:34:21.2 [fourth woman]
9. Amanda Sampo (17) 1:36:09.6 [fifth woman]
10. David Kuhman (52) 1:36:54.6

10 km Top 10 Results:
1. Connor Robison (19) 2:08:36.8
2. Geoffrey Michaud (54) 2:32:27.4
3. Maury McKinney (56) 2:33:30.3
4. Vera Rivard (13) 2:42:32.3 [first woman]
5. Jana Slezak (52) 2:52:13.5 [second woman]
6. Andrew Westbrook (52) 2:59:07.6
7. Chris Cassidy 3:03:22.2
8. Nelle Killourie (44) 3:03:58.9 [third woman]
9. Miad Yazdani (34) 3:07:00.5
10. Brent Richardson (51) 3:09:36.0

For more information, visit swimwithamission.org.

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