Boston Light Swim results - 1938

The Boston Light Swim is an annual 8-mile swim race in Boston Harbor, from Little Brewster Island in the outer Harbor to the L Street Bathhouse in South Boston.

BLS was first held in 1907, making it the oldest open water swim race in North America. It was held annually through 1940, then discontinued 1941-1977, and then was re-started in 1978 by Jim Doty and the New England Marathon Swimming Association. BLS is now organized by Elaine Kornbau Howley and Greg O'Connor of the Massachusetts Open Water Swimming Association (MOWSA).

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1938 Jul 31

Boston Light to Kelly's Landing, S. Boston (12 km)

Boston Light Swim results - 1938
Place Name Gender Age Nation Time
1 Russell Doucette M 22 03:43:00
DNF: 8 (89%)

1938 Aug 7

Warren Bridge to Boston Light (18.1 km)

Boston Light Swim results - 1938
Place Name Gender Age Nation Time
1 William Handley M 28 05:15:00
2 Mike Wrenn M NA:NA:00
DNF: 8 (80%)

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