My name is Marian Cardwell and I'm endeavoring to complete The Great Diabetes Swim across Lake Michigan in August 2021* for the Chicago Diabetes Project (CDP), a type 1 diabetes research foundation. The 108-mile trek from Chicago, IL to Grand Haven, MI would be the longest unassisted open water swim, and I anticipate it may take about 70 hours of nonstop swimming. Please join me in supporting type 1 diabetes research and all of the #Type1Tough people out there!

100% of of the donations will go towards funding a cure through the Chicago Diabetes Project.

*Due to COVID-19, I have decided to defer the swim from August 2020 to August 2021 in order to keep my crew safe.

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