Portland Bridge Swim - results index

The Portland Bridge Swim is an 11-mile (17-kilometer) swim race in the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. The route passes under all 12 of Portland's bridges, starting at the Sellwood Bridge and finishing at the St. John's Bridge. The event was founded by Marisa Frieder in 2011. In 2018 it was the USMS Open Water Ultramarathon National Championship. It 2019, 2020, and 2021 it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Starting in 2022, the organizer changed the rules to require swimmers to wear tow floats. Prior to this year, the event followed unassisted marathon swimming rules.

Portland Bridge Swim route
Route Swims Fastest
Sellwood Bridge to St Johns Bridge 380 Eddie Switaj - 03:37:20 (2015)

View data by year:

  • 2011 (12 finishers)
  • 2012 (20 finishers)
  • 2013 (36 finishers)
  • 2015 (53 finishers)
  • 2016 (35 finishers)
  • 2017 (40 finishers)
  • 2018 (68 finishers)
  • 2019 (71 finishers)
  • 2022 (45 finishers)

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