Tag Archives: Great Chesapeake Bay Swim

What I’ve Been Doing Instead of Swimming (Snowzilla Edition)

I’m officially in the Chesapeake Bay Swim. Yay! So, of course, instead of training (the pools are closed due to the big hissy fit Mother Nature had all over the mid-Atlantic, I have been doing a lot of shoveling. A … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2015 Chesapeake Bay Swim

What can I say about the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Swim, other than hot damn… I knew it was going to be trouble when at 0630, I opened the back door to let the hooligans out and felt like I was … Continue reading

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Stalking the Chesapeake

In the weeks and days leading up to the Chesapeake Bay Swim, I can get a little bit stalker-ish. I start obsessing about the weather, water temperatures, sea nettles, and now, thanks so much to a recent report, I have … Continue reading

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Into the flood (tide) again

After a year of exile, I once again claimed a spot in the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, the annual aquatic trek from Sandy Point State Park to Kent Island. I was really excited for the race this year because of … Continue reading

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I got dumped.

At least that’s what it felt like, sitting by my Yahoo account, waiting for the email to arrive telling me that I was selected in the Chesapeake Bay Swim lottery. There I sat, waiting, excited for the “new mail” icon … Continue reading

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Race Report: Great Chesapeake Bay Swim 2009

The Chesapeake Bay Swim is a unique race. How many people can say they swam between the spans of a huge bridge, across a major shipping channel, and to the other side of the Chesapeake Bay? That’s just one reason … Continue reading

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Bridge Porn -or- GCBS, here we come!

Only a few short days until the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, the 4.4 mile festival of water, waves, currents, and neoprene. My training hasn’t been ideal, but honestly, I do have a life. So I’ll make do with what I’ve … Continue reading

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