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Poverty To Cove 2.4 Mile Swim

Sun July 7, 2024 Cape May, NJ 08204 US
DelMoSports is honored to announce the transfer ownership to the Cape May Beach Patrol. The Cape May Lifeguard Association will receive 100% of the proceeds from this event.


2.4 Mile Swim

$73 Price increases after April 28, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 10+.

Event Update For 2024

The Cape May Beach Patrol Lifeguard Association is excited to bring back the fastest 2.4 mile open water race out there. We are looking forward to a great race with fast and, most importantly, safe swims. We loved getting feed back and are looking forward to some improvements in the race this year. Watch out for announcements through email and on our Facebook page to stay up to speed including giveaways, a store to buy some unique swag and photos from last years race! 


Poverty To Cove 2.4 Mile Swim

The fastest point-to-point 2.4 mile swim on the east coast. This has always been a 'rite of passage' for local swimmers "in the know," and now we've made it official!

Swimmers will swim around the southernmost point of New Jersey WITH THE CURRENT!

Join us in Victorian Cape May for an instant classic!

What can swimmers expect at this event?

  • SAFE. The Cape May Beach Patrol has you covered.

  • FAST. Swim WITH THE CURRENT and record your fastest 2.4mi swim ever!

  • UNIQUE. There is nothing quite like swimming the shore line of Historic Cape May

  • CHARITY. Portions of the proceeds will benefit the CMBP Clete Cannone Scholarship Fund


5:45-7:00AM - Athlete Check In @ Poverty Beach

7:10AM - National Anthem @ Poverty Beach

7:15AM - Race Start @ Poverty Beach

8:45AM - Awards Ceremony @ Cove Beach

10:00AM - Event Concludes (following last swimmer)

Course Map

*The race director reserves the right at anytime to change the course.



Beach and Wilmington Aves.
Cape May, NJ US 08204

Race Contact Info

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