Saturday, September 15, 2018
"The 8-mile swim to Alligator Lighthouse is a challenge. It’s not for the faint of heart. This is tropical open water swimming. If you’ve never done anything like this before, you will encounter stunning (for some stinging) and beautiful marine life.
Year after year, people return to conquer Alligator Light!"
4 -6 pm: Early Check in and packet pickup at Amara Cay Resort Fish Bowl conference room for those in town.
6 - 9 pm: Informal Meet and Greet at the Florida Keys Brewing Co. Test the crafts beers before the awards party on Saturday.
7 - 10 am: Swim With the Fighting Manatee & Olympic Gold Medalist Jon Olsen at the Ron Levy Aquatic Center Founders Park
87000 Overseas Highway.
12 - 7 pm: Check in and packet pickup.
Mandatory Safety Meetings: 1 pm, 3 pm, 6 pm.
All Swimmers and Kayakers must sign a waiver and attend safety meeting. Rental Kayaks check in/staging on the beach. If you are bringing your own kayak, it must be approved by staff for staging.
5:45 - 7:15 am: Check in last minute arrivals (Only for "extreme circumstances").
Swim, the reason you're here!
6:30 Amara Cay Resort/Beach/Swim
Awards Dinner & Post Race Awards Party
La Siesta Resort .
Informal Breakfast -- our send off to those traveling from afar. This option is an "add on" at host hotel.