June 9th
Cape May, NJ
1 Mile & 5km
Ocean Swims

Aboutthe swim

This is the one you’ve heard about. Billed as the most exciting open water swimming race on the East Coast, the “Escape the Cape Open Water Swim Classic” is a wild event!

The 1 mile & 3 mile swims start with a one of a kind 12 foot jump off the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. From the incredible start, leaping into the Delaware Bay, to the beautiful backdrop of the Breakwater in the National Harbor of Refuge, the Escape the Cape has plenty to truly set it apart from a lot of other races!

Hosted by the professional sports production company, DelMoSports, a premier triathlon and sporting event organisation, the swim will see up to 1000 swimmers take the plunge this summer! The swim is a WOWSA sanctioned race as well as being a member of the Global Swim Series.

If you’re looking for an exciting adventure with one of the most thrilling starts in open water swimming then this is not a race you’ll want to miss. See you on the ferry!

The Most Exciting Open Water Swimming Race on the East Coast Welcome to the Escape the Cape Open Water Classic. The Delaware Bay serves as the backdrop for these amazing open water swimming events in Cape May, NJ. Swimmers of all ability levels will be able to test their skills in a one of a kind setting! All you have to do is jump 12 feet off of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry and swim!

The Top 6 Reasons You Should Take the Plunge:
1. Amazing Location
2. FLAT Open Water Swim
3. Wetsuit and Non-Wetsuit Categories
4. 3 mile and 1 mile swims to test all ability levels
5. Event photos!
6. Big Fat Finisher Medals

1 Boat, 1000 Athletes, Unlimited Smack Talk!