Swimmers Hit the Water for Good Causes
Third annual Tom Wear Memorial Swim helps animal rescue agencies.
Three separate races attracted over 100 swimmers for the third annual Tom Wear Memorial Swim.
A two-mile race held separately for men and women and a open one-mile race were the featured events in Saturday's race. The racers stepped into Lake Hopatcong at Prospect Point Boat Yard with the men's division of the two-mile swim heading out first, followed by the women's two mile and the open mile swim.
Proceeds from the races went to the K9 Heroes of 9/11, Southern Tier Police Canine Association and 11th Hour Rescue.
Finishing first for the men in the two mile was Eric Nilsson with a time of 43:06. For the women's two-mile, the winner was Annie Ferguson at 52:22.
In the mile swim, Brian Ubhaus finished first for the men and Jemila Najjar-Keith was the winner in the women's division.