Saturday, September 23, 2017

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 for those in town. 

6 - 9 pm: Informal Meet and Greet at the Florida Keys Brewing Co during the Morada Way Art Walk for early arrivals.





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 at Amara Cay Resort.

Safety Meetings at Amara Cay: 1 pm, 3 pm, 6 pm.

All Swimmers and Kayakers must sign a waiver and attend safety meeting. Kayak check in/staging on the beach.



5:45 - 7:15 pm: Check in last minute arrivals (Only for "extreme circumstances").

Swim, the reason you're here!

6:30 Awards Dinner & Post Race Party at Morada Way Arts & Cultural District. (Mile Marker 81.5. 



Informal Breakfast at Amara Cay - our send off to those traveling from afar. This option is an "add on" for people staying at Amara Cay.