Monday, August 25, 2008
Faros Marathon Swim in Croatia
In 1976, the popular Faros 16K Marathon Swim in Stari Grad Bay in Croatia was started by Vicko Soljan. This weekend on August 30th, Dale Petranech, Chairman of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, will observe the 2008 Faros 16K Marathon Swim. The local populace, the beauty of the race course and the surrounding area have annually welcomed over 925 swimmers from 36 different countries over the 31-year history of this wonderful race.