10th annual Portland Challenge fords the Willamette in regal style

They came. They saw. They swam.

They conquered.

They returned to Slammer Tavern.

The 10th annual Portland Challenge took place under brilliant skies Sunday afternoon.

Announced about a half mile in advance by a deafening detachment from The Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers, this year’s intrepid band of adventurers appeared in formation on the east bank around 3 PM and got down to business.

Remember this is part 1 of an effort to raise funds for a new grocery store in Tanzania.

If you missed it, there’s still time to catch part 2, which is a performance of DIARY OF A MADMAN by Nikolai Gogol at The Headwaters Theater this week.

Three nights only, September 11-13. Tickets are $15.

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