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The 3 km race starts 3 kilometers from Isla Mujeres in the Caribbean Sea. The 10 km race is from Cancún Island to Isla Mujeres where swimmers travel over the Cancun Underwater Museum. The field is limited to 300 3 km swimmers and 450 10 km swimmers.

El Cruce

Por La Libre Cancún to Isla Mujeres (El Cruce) is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims. It is a beautifully two-race event from Cancún to Isla Mujeres in Quintana Roo in southern Mexico.

Swimmers can choose between a 3 km and 10 km ocean course in crystal-clear water tropical waters that can occasionally become rough and tidal.

The race is traditionally held in May or June and is considered to be one of the most beautiful inter-island ocean competitions and marathon swims in the world. Sometimes called the PLL'12 10K Open Water Cancun to Isla Mujeres.

It is also part of the 2014-2015 World Open Water Swimming Series.