Brewster – The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be holding its annual statewide Against the Tide swim, kayak, walk, and/or run fundraising event, rain or shine, Saturday, Aug. 16 at DCR's Nickerson State Park in Brewster. This family friendly event consists of several components: competitive and recreational 1-mile swims, recreational 2-mile kayak, recreational 3-mile walk, and recreational 5K and 10K runs.
Participants of all ages and abilities can choose to participate in these events in any combination. The event also offers an Aquathlon “Splash and Dash” component, where participants “splash” in the competitive swim and immediately “dash” in the competitive 5K or 10K run (chosen by the participant).
Day-of registration opens at 7 a.m. Events are held throughout the morning and conclude with an award ceremony at 12 p.m. Visit www.mbcc.org/swim or call 800-649-6222 for more information, to register online, or make a pledge to a participant or fundraising team.
Directions to at DCR's Nickerson State Park (3488 Main St., Brewster 02631) from Boston are:
– Take Rte. 3 south to the Sagamore Bridge
– Take Rte. 6 to exit 12 in Orleans
– Turn left off the ramp onto Rte. 6A West towards Brewster.
– Continue for about 2 miles. Park Entrance is on left.