Keys Host Swimmers From Around the Globe For Annual Event

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What to Know

  • Nearly 500 swimmers from around the world participated in the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse challenge off the Florida Keys on Saturday.

  • The event was created to raise awareness for the nearly 150-year-old Lighthouse, as well as the five other aging lighthouses that sit off Fl

  • St. Pete Beache’s own Michael Schultz won the competition with a time of one hour, 25 minutes and 48 seconds.

Nearly 500 swimmers from around the world participated in the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse challenge off the Florida Keys on Saturday.

Participants swam a total of eight miles from Islamorada to Alligator Reef Lighthouse and back. 

The event was created to raise awareness for the nearly 150-year-old Lighthouse, as well as the five other aging lighthouses that sit off Florida‘s Keys.

St. Pete Beache’s own Michael Schultz won the competition with a time of one hour, 25 minutes and 48 seconds.

Keys Hosts Swimmers From Around the Globe

Proceeds from the race will help fund college scholarships for Keys students interested.

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