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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Kingdom Coming To Memphremagog

Courtesy of Phil White, Kingdom Games and the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association.

133 swimmers will compete in the 10th Annual Kingdom Swim this weekend in Lake Memphremagog, Vermont in Newport and Derby Bays. The events - from 1 mile to 25 km - will last all day between 5:30 am and 4:00 pm.

Race director Phil White explains, "The Border Busters will be leaving Prouty Beach at 5:30 am and will be swimming north across the Canadian border, swing wide around Province Island and the back to the start. Swimmers are travelling [here] from Zurich, Mexico City, Quebec, California, Maine, Florida, Colorado, New Jersey, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Washington DC, Ohio, Texas, Oregon, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

A Pulled Pork and BBQ Dinner Dance - open to the public - with The Hitman will be held on Saturday evening at the EastSide Restaurant in Newport. For more information, visit www.kingdomgames.co or contact Phil White at phw1948@gmail.com.

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