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The Charles Bender Memorial Marathon Swim and Relay

SEPT 01, 2017 Eagleville, pa


John Kenny

  • 609 864 2823

An 8 Mile assisted Open Water Swim from Bridgeport to Valley Forge National Park and back in the Schuylkill River.

This swim was created based on an exploratory swim done by 4 men in September 2014. Jesse Kelly, Nabil Radouane, John Kenny, and Charles Bender. The inaugural race was completed in 2015. This swim is now dedicated to Charles Bender, who died tragically of heart failure in March 2017.

French Creek Racing, founded in 2012 by Pro Triathlete John Kenny, provides year-round training for the Greater Philadelphia area’s triathletes and open water swimmers. In addition to elite triathlons and open water races, ...

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