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HONOring the history of marathon swimming to inspire our future.


Inductees and Award Winners were announced in November 2024 - see News

Class of 2024 Inductions & Awards Weekend will take place in Cancun México from May 17-19th with the dinner on the 18th. 

Recommended Hotels

     see Hospedaje / Lodging - El Cruce OWS Official

HOTEL KRYSTAL CANCUN (most expensive) - beware there are

different Krystal Hotels so get the exact name:  Code: CRUCE2024 Single, Double and Triple from $206 email  Complete this form and email to:

One visitor found this hotel as an option when booking a flight - hence getting a great package price.

Hotel Aloft (mid-range cost):  Code: CRUCE2024ALFT Single, Double and Triple from $134 email

Hostel Natura (lowest cost - furthest walking distance):  Code CRUCE2024 email

Tickets for dinner (location is walking distance from the above hotels) will be $150 - with a group discount available.  The ordering site will be open soon.  

Registration (advance booking discount) is now open Detalles del evento | GranRetto for these (walking distance from the above hotels) swims.

  • Friday (May 17)       many will arrive early, and casual dinners will be organized. Watch for invitations closer to the day.


  • Saturday (May 18)   1.9 km and 3.8 km swims, swim discussion (open to the public), Congress (for ceremony attendees), Induction & Awards Dinner, and after dinner drinks


  • Sunday (May 19)     10km swim (note there is a typo in the booking system showing May 18th - this is being corrected).


Keywords > 

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame IMSHOF Open water swimmer Long distance swim Honor Honoree Inductee Induction ceremony award 10k FINA association federation webb Ederle Sarah Thomas English Channel



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IMSHOF immortalizes the achievements and contributions of those who have distinguished themselves in the sport of International Marathon Swimming.

Anyone can submit a nomination for an Individual or Organization.

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