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Fort Ritchie Swim Fest 2023

May 21, 2023

Description: This Swim competition has three distances (plus options to combine events for longer distance). Event takes place at Lake Royer, at Fort Ritchie in Cascade, MD…..just 20 minutes from Frederick, MD and Hagerstown, MD, and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC. Fort Ritchie is a private residential and commercial community. Water temp is usually between 65 and 72 degrees. Wetsuits will be allowed with water temps below 78.1 degrees.

Race Limit: 450 participants

Giving: Swim Fest Fort Ritchie will help support the Fort Ritchie Community Center. The Non-Profit Center strives to create and provide healthy lifestyle and leisure activities, foster community traditions, and promote cultural development through the arts, education, sports, technology, and natural resources to enhance the quality of life for the residents and users of Fort Ritchie and surrounding communities.

What do you get for your entry?

  • Well organized and professional event, of course!
  • Finisher Medal
  • Free Race Photos. See photo page here of past races.
  • Race Technical T-Shirt with choice to upgrade to a custom embroidered beach towel.
  • Swag Bag of goodies
  • Custom Awards
  • Post Race Food
  • Real-Time Results
  • Meeting other athletes and establishing new friends!!!


May 21, 2023
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Fort Ritchie
14421 Lake Royer Drive
Cascade, MD 21719 United States
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