2 Bridges Swim Under the Walkway is an early season 2.5K/5K on a fast, fun, and scenic course in the Hudson River. This is a new event presented by CIBBOWS and the organizers of 8 Bridges.
Location: Public Dock, Waryas Park , Poughkeepsie, NY
Street Location: Main Street at the Hudson River (minutes from the Poughkeepsie Metro north and Amtrak stations)
Date: Saturday June 1, 2013 | Rain Date: Sunday June 2, 2013
Start Time: 3:00 pm for 5K, 3:30 for 2.5K
Course Description: The 2.5K swim starts in the water near the public dock, and follows a rectangular course that circles the eastern stanchions of the Mid-Hudson and Walkway Over the Hudson Bridges, which are 900 meters apart. The 5K is two loops of the 2.5K course.
Getting there: Travel via Metro-North right to the event site (1hr 20 mins from Grand Central Station). Those who are driving can park at the Metro-North station for free.