Swimming From Stari Grad, Freestyling To Faros

Courtesy of Istarske Sportske Reportaže, Faros Maratón, Stari Grad Bay, Hvar Island, Croatia.

The Faros Maratón serves as the annual 16 km Croatian International Long Distance Swimming Championships from Stari Grad Bay to Faros, Croatia.

It is organized by the Croatian Long Distance Swimming Federation that was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honour Organisation in 2012.

The marathon swim – held annually for 44 years – is not only the largest event on all 1,246 Croatian islands, but also throughout the Republic of Croatia and the County of Split-Dalmatia.

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