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Pennock Island Challenge

Swimming: 8.2 Miles

Ketchikan, Alaska
August 9th, 2018


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About The Pennock Island Challenge

The Pennock Island Challenge is a Swimming race in Ketchikan, Alaska consisting of a 8.2 Miles.

The Pennock Island Challenge is on a current-assisted course sheltered from large surf everywhere except the sound end. Water temperature ranges from mid-50s°F to low 60s°F (12.7 to 16.6°C). Air temperature will range from the mid-60s°F to mid 80s°F (18-29°C). Swimmers can enter as solo and as members of a relay. Wetsuits are allowed, but have its own awards category. It is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims and America's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

The Pennock Island Challenge is a 8.2-mile (13.2 km) swim and circumnavigation of Pennock Island in Ketchikan, Alaska, U.S.A. The swim was started by Willie and Kathy Schultz. Willie was the firstKeep Reading

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Race Starting Location - 3434 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK