Hundreds swim at 46th Conserve The Bay’s charity event in Newport


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The very first wave of swimmers prepares to leave from the Newport coast throughout the 2022 Save The Bay Swim. (Credit: savethebay.com)

NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE)– More than 200 swimmers required to the Narragansett Bay in Newport Saturday early morning for the 46th Save The Bay’s yearly swim charity event.

The 2 mile race began with the Naval Was College and ended at Potter’s Cove in Jamestown. The charity event is to support the objective to secure and enhance Narragansett Bay.

Two-time Olympic winning and Rhode Island native Elizabeth Beisel spoke at the occasion.

” Today, I swim in this water nearly every day which’s due to the fact that of Save The Bay and the work that they do,” stated Beisel. “It’s an honor to be a little part of this unbelievable company and thank you to each and each of you here today. All of your efforts are going to such a terrific cause.”

To take part or contribute to the cause, visit their site