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RCA Ladrigan Swim Races, Free CPR Training, & Family Fun Day
September 9 at 10:30 am
Location: Bayley Beach
Check-In: 8:30-9:30am Boats Leave Shore to Take Swimmers to Lighthouse: 9:45am
Race Starts: 10:30am
No online registration available. Please plan to register and sign waiver form on race day between 8:30-9:30am.
Celebrate the end of the summer season with the annual Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Races and Family Fun Day at Bayley Beach on Sunday, September 9th.
We’ll start with the Lighthouse Race (a one-mile swim from Green’s Ledge Lighthouse to shore).
Check-in for Lighthouse Race swimmers and their kayak escorts will start at 8:30am.
Following the Lighthouse Race is the Buoy Race (a swim from the buoy to the shore).
Last are the children’s swim races, which are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach.
After the awards ceremony, all are invited to join in the traditional beach games which include a tug-of-war, a pie-eating contest, egg toss and the volleyball tournament!
Importantly, join us during the races to learn to be a LIFESAVER! Hands for Life Rowayton will be hosting a free CPR Training Event from 11am-3pm on the basketball courts next to our event! It takes only 15 minutes to learn Hands Only CPR and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Our Friends from Post 53 will join our local volunteers to share this lifesaving information. Please take the time to save a life!
This is an event is comprised of three races: 1 mile Lighthouse Race, 1/4 mile Buoy Race, and the Children’s swim races.
1. The Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Race is roughly a 1-mile swim for advanced swimmers only. $20 registration fee.
2. The Buoy Race is a 1/4 mile swim from the buoy back to shore and is for advanced swimmers only. $15 registration fee.
3. The Children’s swim races are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach. Free of charge.
NOTE: ALL 1 MILE SWIMMERS MUST HAVE A KAYAK (NO STAND UP PADDLES) ESCORT. ESCORTS MUST BE 12+ Y/O. NO EXCEPTIONS! SWIMMER & KAYAK ESCORT MUST BOTH FILL OUT WAIVER.
2018 Race Results
Thank you to all who participated in and volunteered at the 2018 RCA Ladrigan Swim Races at Bayley Beach! Despite the spotty weather, we had a great turn out of roughly 40 swimmers in total. Below are the final results for the Lighthouse Race. Stay tuned for pictures from the event!
2. Katherine Stidoph 29.20
3. Stephanie Allgood 30.00
4. Rob Strickland 32.49
5. Andrew Calderwood 34.15
6. Dana Laird 35.50
7. Elizabeth Edwards 36.20
8. Volckert van Reesema 38.00
9. Chris Dowling 38.15
10. Steve Cordavano 38.40
11. Susie Seawell 38.50
12. Marie Gerster 39.00
13. Marlo Zanbiancio 40.00
14. Mike Sagalyn 40.22
16. Anne Cronin 42.50
17. Dzuy-Thanh Luong 48.39
18. Chelsea Danburg 48.43
19. Richard Sellschop 49.01
20. Ziad Mantorura 49.35
21. Hank Berkowitz 50.00
22. John Massengill 50.05
23. Alex Pette 51.12
24. Kelley Throop 51.35
25. Michael Dowling 52.03
26. Robert Farinholt 52.25
27. Kerry McFarlin 56.20