The 12th Annual Bay Ridge Marlins Swimathon will be held
on Saturday, July 27th and 28th. Last year, we raised over $13K for
pediatric cancer research at Johns Hopkins. Over 115 swimmers swam 20,070 laps (334 miles)
in 24 hours.
All money raised by the event
directly supports the research at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive
Cancer Center Pediatric Oncology at Johns Hopkins, where a 16-year-old swimmer,
Susie, underwent 130 long weeks of treatment for leukemia.
Susieís cancer is in full remission, but the annual event has
become an important part of the teamís summer experience. We
have had sponsors that contributed food and prizes, including the
Great American Steakhouse,
Papa Johns and
The Arundel Breakfast Club will once again provide round
the clock swimmers. The bands such as
Atom Bumz will perform
This year, you can contribute online using a credit card or your
PayPal account. Simply click on the Donate button on the left.
For more information, contact Allyson Reiter at