First hosted in September 1997, the Hurricane Man Open Water Challenge presents two distances:
- 2.4 Mile (4,000 meters)
- 1000 Meter
Unfortunately, due to inclement weather, the 2017 race was cancelled. This has happened only twice in the 20 year history of this race.
The 2016 Hurricane Man took place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 in Pass-A-Grille. The event filled at 400 participants and was very successful. Results are posted here:
The course is a one-way swim along the beach from start to finish. The near-shore course makes the course safe and if you can breathe to your left, it’s easy to navigate.