Boston Team Relay Challenge

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

11 am - 2 pm

Online registration for the Team Relay Challenge is now closed. You can still join us on the morning of the swim! Please bring $25 and arrive as close to 11am as possible!

Welcome to the annual Team Relay Challenge in the Boston Area.  On April 9th, club swimmers, college swimmers, masters swimmers, and recreational swimmers will all dive in for a 2 hour relay challenge with their teammates. Each team will be striving to swim the farthest and raise the most to find a cure for cancer. The event will benefit the Perini Quality of Life Clinic at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Mass General Hospital for Children.


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  1. "Full Heart" Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Kerry Swords - $5,600.00
  2. "Full Heart" Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Tristin Mannion - $5,025.00
  3. "Heart" Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Suzanne Chapman - $2,725.00
  4. "SAA Superstar"  Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Jack Butera - $2,075.00
  5. "SAA Superstar"  Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Kim Kushner - $2,025.00
  6. "SAA Superstar"  Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Marianne Sweetser - $1,900.00
  7. "SAA Superstar"  Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Tim Goff - $1,720.02
  8. "SAA Superstar"  Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Justin Clark - $1,626.00
  9. "SAA Superstar"  Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Jessica Stokes - $1,580.00
  10. "SAA Superstar"  Badge Fundraiser Kickstarter Lisa Freudenheim - $1,551.18


  1. Kathleen Tetreault - $5,000.00
  2. Fundraiser Kickstarter Ted Mills - $50.00
  3. Fundraiser Kickstarter Danny Crigler - $20.00

Offsite Swimmer

  1. Fundraiser Kickstarter Luca Guadagno - $675.00
  2. Fundraiser Kickstarter Ailish Dougherty - $260.00
  3. Fundraiser Kickstarter Madeline Lee - $15.00
Team Honor Roll
  1. Gator & APEX Relay Challenge - $21,336.00
  2. Kitty's Kats - $18,861.20
  3. Team Dana-Farber - $7,830.00
  4. Commonwealth Swimming - $5,025.00
  5. Ursuline Swimming & Diving - $4,641.21
  6. Dolphins - $4,356.00
  7. Team 747 - $4,165.00
  8. MGH Cancer Center - $3,486.00
  9. Catholic Memorial Swimming - $2,125.00
  10. CMSC Pool Relay - $1,400.00
  11. YMCA of the North Shore Sharks - $800.00
  12. Wellesley Swim and Dive - $135.00

About the Swim

  • Swimmer registration fee is $25
  • Team fundraising minimum is $3,000
  • Teams will swim for two hours, with only one swimmer for each team in the water at any given time
  • There will be no limit to how long or how far each team participant can swim
  • Teams can have as many or as few participants as they want
  • For every $100 your team raises over the minimum fundraising amount, you will be awarded a bonus of 100 yards.

There is no fundraising minimum per swimmer. We ask that each team swimming raises a combined $3,000.  There is no limit to how many people you can have on a team. 


When: Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 11am - 2pm
Where: Harvard University's Blodgett Pool, Cambridge, MA 
Who: You and all your teammates! 
Why: To help "Make Waves to Fight Cancer"


Teams will be divided based on:

  • Age Group/High School
  • College/University
  • Masters Swim Clubs/Corporate Teams/Tribute Teams
  • Individual participants will join an unattached team

Awards will be given to:

  • The team in each division that swims the furthest
  • Keep in mind that the teams that raise over $3,000 get extra yards added on. Even if your team isn't the fastest - you could still swim the furthest!

Awards will consist of:

  • More information coming soon!


Click here to learn more about the SAA, Boston committee or visit our Contact Us section.

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There are many events going on at the Harvard athletic fields on April 9th.  Please park in the Business School Parking lot across from the pool. There will be a $5 charge. To park in the athletic field parking may cost $10 - $20.

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