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The annual Peaks to Portland Swim

7:48 PM, Jun 26, 2013   |    comments
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PEAKS TO PORTLAND SWIM

The Peaks to Portland swim, a 2.4 mile swim from Peaks Island to East End Beach in Porltand, is intended to encourage participation for people ages 16 and older with a variety of fitness levels and competitive experiences. This year will be the 33rd annual swim but the history of the race goes back much further--traced as far back as the 1920's. The race is now organized by the YMCA of Southern Maine and is one of their major fundraisers and awareness events.

The Y is interested in putting together an exhibit if the history of the swim but there are very few photos on file that date past the 1980's. The Y is looking for old photos from past Peaks to Portland Swims. Click here if you have any photos that would help contribute to the exhibit: YMCA OF SOUTHERN MAINE

For more information on the Peaks to Portland Swim on Saturday, July 13th, click here: PEAKS TO PORTLAND SWIM

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