Baltimore's swimming community fighting cancer

Posted at 1:59 PM, Sep 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-18 13:59:02-04

Baltimore’s swimming community is banding together for one of the region’s biggest cancer-fighting fundraisers.

This weekend Maryland swimmers will hit some serious waves. With open water a pool swims, Swim Across America Baltimore has raised more than $2.3 million in its first five years of existence.

Swim Across America is dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment.

WMAR and the Scripps Howard Foundation are proud to partner with Swim Across America in the fight against cancer.



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Event info  (for a list of more weekend events, click here)

Swim Across America -- Baltimore Open Water Swim

What: Swimmers of all ages are invited to take part in the annual event in beautiful Redhouse Cove. Whether you are a veteran swimmer or you're looking to do your first open water swim, you are welcomed to help fight cancer at the Swim Across America Lab at Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.

When: Sunday, September 20

For more information: click here