We’re so excited to share that Swim Across America will be hosting their first annual open water charity swim in Detroit, Michigan (our backyard!) on July 12, 2019. MySwimPro is proud to support this great charity, and our employees will be participating in the swim!
SWIM WITH US
The inaugural Swim Across America – Motor City Mile Charity Swim will be in the Detroit River, and will benefit local cancer research at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center.
MAKE A DONATION
MySwimPro has a goal of raising $5,000 USD for this event. “Make Waves to Fight Cancer” and support the MySwimPro Team.
SWIM ACROSS AMERICA
Swim Across America hosts non-competitive charity swims that raise money to fund life saving cancer research and clinical trials. Since 1987, SAA has raised over $80 million through experiential open water swimming fundraising events and over 100 pool swim fundraisers. Find a SAA event in your state >
LAST YEAR’S EVENT
This event was formerly known as the Motor City Mile, and our team has been participating in this great swim for 3 years now. It’s always a blast to get out and swim with our local Detroit community! See more photos from last year >
This event is not a competition, but an enjoyable fundraising event for everyone! You can sign up as a swimmer, kayaker, or event volunteer. As a swimmer, you will be expected to raise a minimum amount of money based on your age and the event in which you choose to participate.
There are no minimum fundraising amounts for kayakers, paddle boarders or event volunteers, however, we do encourage you to do so if at all possible.
MEET ROB BUTCHER, CEO OF SWIM ACROSS AMERICA
Our friend Rob Butcher joined us last year on the #AskASwimPro Show! Hear what makes him so passionate about this great cause.
TRAIN + TRACK YOUR SWIM
Use the MySwimPro app on your iPhone, Android or smart watch to get a training plan for the event. Then track your swim on race day in Open Water Swimming mode!
Click here to try it free for 7 days.
We can’t wait for another great day in the water. We look forward to seeing you on the beach on race day! Thank you for supporting this great cause!