Congratulations to our 2016 Rose Pitonof Swimmers:

Saturday, August 13, 2016, 6:19 AM Start Time

  • Austin Frazer: 4:53:00
  • Jaimie Monahan: 5:01:00
  • Matt Gurry: 5:10:00
  • Kate Mason: 5:14:53
  • Julia Aston: 5:29:30
  • Martino Caretto: 5:39:45
  • Ellen Weinberg: 6:43

A VERY hot and humid day, but fortunately no storms.

Austin took the day with a sub 5 hour swim.  Jaimie shaved over 25 minutes off of her previous best, and Matt nailed an impressive reprise of his 5:10 time.

Ellen dug deep and fought the current at the end (as Rose did) to successfully complete an epic swim.

Overall, a great day on the water.  Can’t imagine a better way to celebrate Rose’s achievement on the actual date of her swim 105 years after the fact.


Congratulations to our 2015 Rose Pitonof Swimmers:

Saturday, August 15, 2015, 10:00 AM Start Time

  • Shane Moraghan: 4:34:10
  • Liz Fry: 4:43:00
  • Melissa Kretchmer: 5:02:00
  • Colum Lavelle: 5:08:58
  • Jim Chiudioni: 5:14:00
  • Lady Rose’s Riverters: 5:25:19
  • Marybeth Brown:  5:32:05
  • Jaimie Monahan: 5:36:00
  • Mo Siegel: 6:03:00
  • Stephanie Hopson: 6:29:00
  • Alan Morrison: 6:50:00 (Breast Stroke, DNF)

We had some serious chop and wind out there on event day…

That said, we still had some of the fastest times ever!

Our winner, Shane, ties Simona for the record.  (Simona: 4:34:02.  Shane: 4:34:10)

At 4:43:00, Liz sets a record as the second fastest finisher.

We also had our first ever relay team. All hail “Lady Rose’s Riverters” at 5:25:19!

Alan swam breast stroke like a champ, and put up a heroic battle against the current and crazy wind at the end.

We would love to hear your experience of the day!

Congratulations to our 2014 Rose Pitonof Swimmers:

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Simona Dwass, same age as Rose, smashes the time record and keeps the women #1 with a superfast finish.  Kathy and Kenn, neck and neck, also break the time record under a supermoon.  Kathryn amazes all by completing the entire course butterfly stroke, in high style.

  • Simona Dwass: 4:34:02
  • Kathy Jaeger: 4:58:00
  • Kenn Lichtenwalter: 5:03:00
  • Kathryn Mason: 5:41:30 (Butterfly Stroke)

Congratulations to our 2013 Rose Pitonof Swimmers:

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Alan did the swim 100% BREAST STROKE (like Rose…but with no modern “over-hand” stroke when the going got tough)…Willy had a great finish at 6hrs…and, thanks to Jaimie, the ladies are STILL #1!

  • Jaimie Monahan: 5:31:18
  • Willy Blumentals: 6:00:00
  • Alan Morrison: 6:29:00 (Breast Stroke)

Congratulations to our 2012 Rose Pitonof Swimmers:

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Even faster times than last year…and the ladies are still #1!

  • Elke Hofmann: 5:06:00
  • Kevin Joubert: 5:09:00
  • Matt Gurry: 5:10:48
  • Patrick Spearing: 5:19:33
  • Abigail Long: 5:25:30
  • Jaimie Monahan: 5:27:42
  • Paul Rekoff: 5:29:00
  • Franco Prezioso: 5:33:36

Congratulations to our 2011 Rose Pitonof Centennial Celebration Swimmers:

Saturday, August 13, 2011

What an amazing day…you made history!  And you have paved the way for future Swimmers…

  • Lori Carena: 5:47:08
  • Cara McAteer 5:51:05
  • Leonard Jansen: 6:01:15,
  • Jaimie Monahan: 6:03:48
  • Alan Morrison: 6:09:04
  • Jason Malick: 6:24:53
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