26th Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swims – October 9, 2016

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The 26th Annual
Bermuda Round the Sound Swims

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Sunday OCTOBER 9, 2016

10K, 7.25k, 4K, 2K, 0.8K
-and 7.25k & 2K FIN Divisions
Presented by: Aqua Moon Adventures, Round The Sound Committee, and the Bermuda Department of Tourism. An overseas territory of the UK Bermuda boasts 75 miles of dramatic coastline. Rich in history it lies in an astoundingly beautiful stretch of the Atlantic a mere 650 miles east of North Carolina. Flights from New York and other eastern US cities reach Bermuda’s shores in less than two hours. The open water swimming events take place in beautiful Harrington Sound.Bermuda’s water temperature in October averages 78. For more information on Bermuda see Bermuda Tourism IN THE NEWS: NEW YORK, October 17, 2006 – Bermuda has been voted the Best Island in the Caribbean/Atlantic region by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine.

Since inception the Round the Sound Swim has raised over $300,000 for local Bermuda charities, as well as provided a great reason to swim in Bermuda. Come for the swim and enjoy all Bermuda has to offer:

  • horseback riding on the beaches
  • diving the shipwrecks for treasure
  • snorkeling/swimming over beautiful reefs
  • golf overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
  • you can wear Bermuda shorts and fit in
  • enjoy a Rum Swizzle at the Swizzle Inn
  • world class shopping & restaurants
  • cross the world’s smallest drawbridge (a foot long!)
  • the post race karaoke and social
  • swim inside a cave/grotto at The Grotto Bay Beach Resort
  • enjoy another Rum Swizzle

HEADQUARTERS HOTEL

The Grotto Bay Beach Resort:

We are pleased to announce that the Grotto Bay Beach Resort will be the official event resort. Grotto Bay has offered a discounted event rate for those coming to the Round the Sound Swim. The number of rooms is limited and this is a popular resort this time of year so please reserve ASAP. To receive this rate mention that you are with the: Round the Sound Swim Group Room Lot. This special rate requires two (2) nights deposit at the time of reservation. The deposit is refundable up until 14 days before arrival date. Check with the Grotto Bay Beach Resort for complete details.

Phone: Toll free: 1-855-447-6886 or 1-800-582-3190 Website: http://www.grottobay.com/

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Complimentary group transportation to the swim event will be provided to those swimmers staying at Grotto Bay.

TO ENTER CLICK HERE

ALL off island participants MUST register with Aqua Moon Adventures using the link above.  Residents of Bermuda will register locally.

QUESTIONS: All event questions should be directed to the Producer & Overseas Event Director:

Randy Nutt

Aqua Moon Adventures

1020 Elmwood Street Apt 2

Orlando, Florida

32801

USA

Email: Info at RandyNutt dot com

Distances offered: 10K 7.25K 4K 2K and 0.8K

FIN DIVISIONS in the 7.25K and 2K Distances

Categories:

Junior 12 and under

Teen 13-19 years

Open 20-39 years

Masters 40 -59 years

Senior 60+ years

Fin Divisions – Top 3

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