Courtesy of WOWSA, Boston Light Swim, Massachusetts.

Race director Greg O’Connor said the conditions were great – and everything came together for 57-year-old Bill Shipp who finished in a fast 2 hours 49 minutes in the annual 8-mile Boston Light Swim over some stiff competition.

Katelyn Kidney won the women’s division in 3 hours 6 minutes, finishing fourth overall.

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Official Solo Results:
1. Bill Shipp (57) 2:49:51
2. Scott Zornig (57) 3:01:00
3. Ned Denison (59) 3:06:12
4. Katelyn Kidney (24) 3:06:20
5. Martha Wood (54) 3:09:19
6. Hendrik Meerman (55) 3:10:01
7. Amy Whitesides (44) 3:11:43
8. Brendan Garvin (37) 3:18:45
9. Chris Greene (55) 3:17:10
10. Blake Lanford (38) 3:26:03
11. Jane Cheney (55) 3:27:04
12. Daina Bouquin (28) 3:32:33
13. Brian McLaughlin (62) 3:32:38
14. Lauren Byron (41) 3:39:30
15. Gregory Gomez (58) 3:40:02
16. Kim Garbarino (59) 3:47:07
17. Jennifer McVay (42) 3:47:15
18. Peter Lofquist (56) 3:49:32
19. Elizabeth Almond (44) 3:54:03
20. Andrew Westbrook (52) 3:56:24
21. Amanda Hunt (48) 4:27:53
22. Marc Caudron (43) 4:35:32
23. Tiffany McQueen (44) 4:35:34

Official Relay Results:
1. Colder Than Walden 3:17:00 (Anuj Sampat, Elizabeth, David Bentley, Alana Aubin)
2. Ladies & the Tramp 3:24:24 (Neil Greenspan, Gillian Langton, Lynne Czech)
3. Sibling Rivalry 3:41:41 (Nicole Glazer, Benjamin Glazer)
4. April Fools 3:43:36 (David Miles, Sarah Centric, Danielle Keaney, Steve Puopolo)
5. Sachuset Ocean Swimmers 3:49:50 (Paul Talewsky, Kathy Lewis)
6. Old Men & the Sea 3:49:50 (Dave Osmond, Rob Kerwin, Michael Garr, Ellis Merschoff)
7. Mike’s Mermaid 4:43:50 (Melissa Looney, Cyndi Kimball)

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