Second annual Sophie Swim set for Aug. 27

July 13, 2017
Lahaina News July 13, 2017

KAANAPALI – The second annual Sophie Swim, an open water two-kilometer swim from Kahekili Beach Park to Black Rock and back, will be held on Sunday, Aug. 27. Sign up online at

Bring the whole family and race by age group and category – with or without fins. Winners and runners-up will be awarded prizes.  The first 50 entrants will receive an “atomic tangerine” beach towel and mesh bag. All swimmers must wear the cap provided.

Kahekili Beach 1st Annual Sophie Run

Money raised will go to the Sophie DeLoria Foundation, which provides funding for local Keiki groups focused on swimming, dance, and music.

The cost to enter is $30 for adults and $15 for youths. For more information, go to the Facebook page at

For last year’s results and video, visit Contact Susan DeLoria at 250-5948 or J.D. DeLoria at 298-5948 for information.

(Kahekili Beach Park is privately owned and maintained by the Kaanapali North Beach Masters Association at its sole expense. This beach park property and its facilities are made available to the public for primarily casual park users and beach access; subject to signage at the park that clearly indicates and states rules and regulations for use and enjoyments of the facilities during posted hours only and strictly prohibiting commercial uses.)

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