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Swim Across America Charleston – Kiawah Island Open Water Swim
August 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Swimmers of all ages and levels are invited to take part in our third annual Kiawah Island charity swim. Choose a distance, 1.5-mile or 0.5-mile ocean swim, or sign up as an event volunteer. Your participation will help us “Make Waves to Fight Cancer” and raise money locally for cancer research at Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. This event will also serve as the official practice swim for the Kiawah Island Triathlon.
Swim Across America is a national non-profit that runs swimming-related events throughout the country to support cancer research at the most highly recognized hospitals and institutions. To date, more than $80 million has been raised nationwide over the last 32 years and more than 100 Olympians have participated in SAA events. For more information, visit www.swimacrossamerica.org.