Pennock Island Challenge
Swimming: 8.2 Miles
Ketchikan, Alaska | August 9th, 2018
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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-50sÂ°F to low 60sÂ°F (12.7 to 16.6Â°C). Air temperature will range from the mid-60sÂ°F to mid 80sÂ°F (18-29Â°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