2017 Against the Tide Brewster

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Against the Tide is a family-friendly event to benefit the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC).

You may participate in up to three (3) of these recreational or competitive activities:

  • 1 mile Competitive Swim
  • 5K Run (USA Track & Field certified)
  • 10K Run (USA Track & Field certified)
  • Aquathon (1 mile competitive swim followed by your choice of 5K or 10K run)
  • 1 mile Recreational  Swim
  • 2 mile Recreational Kayak
  • 3 mile Walk

Minimum Amounts for Participation in Event Activities:

  • One event: Adults $40; Students $25*
  • Two events: Adults $80; Students $50* (Includes Aquathon)
  • Three events: Adults $120; Students $75*

Children under 10 years old may participate for free.

*Student ID must be shown on the day of the event to qualify for the student discount.

Please note the following:

  • Online Registration closes at noon on the Friday, August 18. After that time, please join us at the walk-in registration table at the event on Saturday morning. The event will be held rain or shine.
  • Offline Donations: log into your fundraiser account, click on enter offline donation after clicking on your fundraising page.


Event Schedule:

Please note that awards will be presented throughout the morning.

7:00AM   -- Registration Opens. Please plan to visit the registration tent at least 1 hour in advance of the first event activity you will be participating in.

8:30AM   -- 1 mile Competitive Swim/Aquathon

8:30AM   -- USATF Certified 5K/10K Runs

8:50AM   -- 3 mile Walk

9:45AM   -- 1 mile Recreational Swim

10:45AM  -- 2 mile Kayak

11:30AM  -- Closing Ceremony

Important Information for Kayak Participants:

Kayak reservations are now closed. If you wish to participate in the kayak event you must bring your own kayak to the event. Minimum age to ride in a single kayak is 13 years old and to ride in a tandem kayak is 5 years old when accompanied by an adult. Parental waiver forms must be signed for children under 18 years old to participate in the kayak event. Parental waiver forms will be available at the registration tent on the day of the event.

For registration instructions, please vist the Against the Tide FirstGiving home page by clicking here.