Richardson Roughwater Swim Set for July 26

The 28th Annual Richardson Roughwater Swim will be held Sunday, July 26, at Richardson Ocean Park in the Keaukaha area of Hilo.

Sponsored by the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, the 1-mile-long race is designed for strong, experienced swimmers. Competitors may experience ocean swells, powerful currents and waves breaking over the outside reef.

Those who register by Friday, July 17 get a discounted rate of $15 per person. A late-entry fee of $25 per swimmer will apply after that deadline.

Entry forms are available at all County of Hawai‘i swimming pools and the Department’s Recreation Office located within Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s L?‘au Hale at 799 Pi‘ilani Street in Hilo.

For more information call 961-8694 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. weekdays.

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