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Swim Across America Baltimore Event Recap

Swim Across America 2013 Event Recap:

The Baltimore swim took place Sunday, September 22 with more than $425,000 raised and counting. As in the past three years, two events happened simultaneously – a pool swim at Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center and a 1-mile and 3-mile open water swim on the Magothy River in Pasadena.

The annual swim, which is one of Baltimore’s biggest health-related, fundraising events, supports colon and pancreas cancer research, clinical trials, a survivorship clinic and retreat for patients and their caregivers.  The Swim Across America laboratory at the Kimmel Cancer Center is directed by Luis Diaz, M.D.  



Listen to Dr. Luis Diaz discuss the Swim Across America Event on WYPR radio

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Swim Across America 2012 Event Recap:

The Baltimore swim took place Sunday, September 23 with more than $450,000 raised and counting. The event included close to 800 swimmers and 200 volunteers. As in the past two years, two events happened simultaneously – a pool swim at Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center and a 1-mile and 3-mile open water swim on the Magothy River in Pasadena. New this year were “affiliated swims” at other places but benefitted Swim Across America Baltimore: Stoneleigh Community Pool in Baltimore, Fins for a Cure in Annapolis, and Raider’s Rally at the College of Southern Maryland.

Highlights from the 2012 Open Water Swim

 

Swim Across America Olympians Visit the Swim Across America Laboratory and the Pediatric Oncology Unit

 

 

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