Eleven swimmers completed the 16th annual L. Wayne Hudgins Memorial Wharf to Wharf Swim on Sunday, September 18th, at Williams Wharf Landing. Raising over $22,000 to date, this year’s event was the most successful Swim event yet for the Mathews Land Conservancy’s Williams Wharf project and facilities.
Starting at Williams Wharf, the swim course was a 1 mile out and back along the East River. Coming in first place was Patrick McGarrity, 45, with a time of 30:45. Second and third place respectively were Sierra Higinbotham, 28, with a time of 35:38 and David Randolph, 61, with a time of 36:41. Boo Schwartz, Craig DeRemer and Bob Griffith provided timing for the event. Winners received handmade shell medals from the Poddery in Mobjack.