Marathon swimmer Kathleen Wilson completes low-key, local 25-miler

Kathleen Wilson didn’t have to travel to the ends of the world to complete her 2013 swim. She did it right here – last Tuesday – and I asked her to do a little account of it. DQ

I realized that 2013 was slipping away and I wanted to do a swim this year having turned 50 last June.  New Zealand did not go quite as planned (I’ll get another crack at it at some point) and this swim was always on my wish list so I decided to make it happen.  The swim involved starting at the Highway 41 bridge, swimming down the Wando to the Cooper, around the Battery to the Ashley and up to the familiar bridge at I-526, 25 miles.

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