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Doty Memorial Mile Swim (1 mile)

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Entry fee: $10 to preregister, $20 on the day of the swim; In lieu of a larger registration, swimmers are asked to make a donation to the Jim Doty Memorial Fund

ames J. Doty is a local open-water swimming legend. Jim passed on in 2012, but he will never be forgotten. Jim is responsible for forming the non-profit organization, New England Marathon Swimming Association (NEMSA), dedicated to promoting swimming in clean New England waters. Jim re-started the Boston Light Swim back in the mid-1970s. It is the oldest open-water swim race in America. There isn’t a body of water in New England that Jim has not swum.

The annual James Doty Memory Mile Swim will be held in his honor on June 10th, 2017. For more information, visit the Boston Light Swim website.