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Tred Avon river swim slated for Saturday, May 10

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The Second Annual Oxford-Bellevue Sharkfest Swim is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, 2014. The 1,500 meter non-competitive swim across the Tred Avon River starts at 9:30 am at Bellevue Park and goes across the Tred Avon River to the beach at the Tred Avon Yacht Club in Oxford, MD.

Swimmers get up to 40 minutes to complete the course. Registration costs $60 for adults, $30 for 17 and under. For details, see http://www.sharkfestswim.com/default.asp?PageID=23611.

The date is chosen for an expected low tide and before the nettles season. Water temperature that time of year averages 72-75 F.

Sponsors warn that the swim is only for experienced open-water swimmers who can swim a mile in a pool within 40 minutes.

All participants get a T-shirt and swim cap. Proceeds go to the Tred Avon Yacht Club Youth Sailing Program.

Street parking will be available near the Robert Morris Inn by the finish area.

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