Swimmers, please use the following link to register for 8 Bridges 2018: https://www.nyopenwater.org/8-bridges-hudson-river-swim-registration/
Upon review, the race organizers will email you about the status of your application. When your application is accepted, you will need to submit to the race directors a non-refundable payment of 25% of your entry fee via credit card, check, or money order. The full balance of your race entry is due at or before May 1, 2018.
The entry fee covers the cost of an experienced escort kayaker and safety boat support.
Stages 1 to 6 = $750 solo per stage, $1,350 two-person relay per stage.
* Subtract $100 per stage if you provide your own kayaker and kayak. Your kayaker must be declared at time of enrollment and must be approved by the race directors.
Stage 7 = $1,350 solo per stage, $1,350 two person relay per stage.
** Subtract $100 per stage if you provide your own kayaker and kayak. Only kayakers with prior New York Harbor swimmer escort experience will be approved. Your kayaker must be declared at time of enrollment and must be approved by the race directors.
Additional discounts of $50 for two stages, $100 for three to six stages, and $500 for seven stages are provided if you take one of the following multi-stage challenges:
Double: Stages 1–2 or 3–4 or 5–6 = $1450 for solos, $2650 for relays
Upstate: Stages 1 –4 = $2900 for solos, $5300 for relays
Downstate: Stages 5–7 = $2750 for solos, $3950 for relays
Odyssey: Stages 1 – 7 = $5500 for solos, $8950 for relays