Hague Beach to Rogers Rock Campground (point-to-point)
7:00 a.m. – Check-in begins at Hague Beach
7:40 a.m. – Pre-race meeting
8:00 a.m. – Start
Swimmers must have a personal kayak escort. If you cannot or prefer not to provide your own, we have partnered with Dragons Alive to arrange for experienced paddlers to be available for hire. Julie Elson is the point of contact and can be reached with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. To reserve an escort, send a check in the amount of $75 to:
PO Box 8485
Albany, NY 12208
Reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis. We encourage you to get in touch with your paddler ahead of the event to discuss your game plan. Please note that donations are non-refundable.
Kayak Support Rules
A safety kayaker shall escort each swimmer.
All kayakers must wear a USCG approved personal flotation device at all times when on the water. The kayaker must also wear the provided bib to indicate which swimmer he/she is escorting.
If the kayak or kayaker becomes disabled or cannot continue to accompany the swimmer, the swimmer may:
If a swimmer’s escort becomes disabled an escort for another swimmer may assume responsibility for the swimmer with the disabled escort, subject to the following conditions:
Swimmers may receive the following assistance from the escort:
Swimmers shall not be assisted by escort craft as follows:
Escort boats shall not obstruct other swimmers in the race.