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**Registration for our 35th Swim will open March 1, 2011. The official Swim date is Saturday, July 23. To receive Swim notifications via email, contact Gretchen at gheath@savebay.org.

2010 Swim Results (Official)

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Swim Photos & Videos

Visit the photo gallery / Official photographer David Silverman's Web site
Watch "Faces of the Swim"A Word from Jonathan StoneWatch the start
A Word from Ned Handy / Swimmers: Why We Swim / Our Volunteers Say It All
A tide of determined swimmers turned out at dawn on July 17, 2010, for the Citizens Bank/Save The Bay Swim, setting a record for the most swimmers to take part in the event in the Swim's 34-year history.

The 6:30 a.m. start was one of the earliest in Swim history. Start times for the 1.7-mile trek are determined by optimum tides. Save The Bay staff and volunteers needed floodlights when they arrived in Newport shortly after 3 a.m. to set up for the event. Many swimmers pulled in before 5 a.m.

"Save The Bay's 40th Anniversary theme is Strength in Numbers," said Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone. "We certainly have shown today in record numbers the strength that drives the Swim and makes possible so many important things Save The Bay accomplishes. We are extremely grateful for this tremendous and spirited show of support. Together we're making the Bay cleaner, safer and more resilient.

Swimmers ranging in age from 15 to 74 hailed from 18 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Swimmers Paul Marion, 74, of Chatham Borough, N.J., and Ira Wolfe, 67, of Guttenberg, N.J., were honored for completing their 30th Save The Bay Swims.

Stone thanked the swimmers, their support teams and their families for helping make this year's Swim another success. He thanked the more than 100 volunteers who donate their time and energy to the Swim, as well as lead sponsor Citizens Bank, along with Amica Mutual Insurance, South County Orthopedics Center, Phoenix Bulk Carriers, REI, Helly Hansen, APC by Schneider Electric and Eident Sports Marketing.

NBC 10, 94HJY, Coast 93.3 and the Providence Phoenix were the event media sponsors. Prize sponsors included NeoSport, Carol Miller Designs and Blackstone Bicycles. Stone paid special thanks to the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy for safety and logistical support.

Media Coverage

Read Alisha Pina's Providence Journal day-of-the-Swim story
Watch Sandor Bodo's projo.com day-of-the-Swim video
Cancer patient Joe Caruso betters his goal in Swim - Newport Daily News
Islander takes top honors in Save The Bay Swim - Jamestown Press
Faces of the Bay - NewportNow.com
02818 Residents Swim the Bay - My02818.com

Save The Bay BFFs - GoLocalProv.com
Greenwich swimmers to battle tides, jellyfish - Stamford Advocate
While fighting cancer he'll take on the Bay - Newport Daily News
Diving into her work - Attleboro Sun Chronicle
Taunton and Rehoboth swimmers take to the water - Taunton Gazette
Chatham man celebrates 30 years - New Jersey Independent Press
Framingham teen swims across RI Bay - Metro West Daily News
Save The Bay Swim - LaidBackFitness.com
East Passage Closure Saturday, July 17 - BoatingLocal.com

Resident dives in to help save bay where he grew up - Florida Sun-Sentinel

Save The Bay thanks Citizens Bank for its continued support of this classic event.
Save The Bay thanks Citizens Bank for its continued support of this classic event.
Save The Bay thanks Citizens Bank for its continued support of this classic event.