Check In: Each swimmer is required to check in on the day of the event at Scripps Park/ La Jolla Cove. Check in will be open at 7:30 AM. Swimmers will receive a t-shirt, cap, timing chip ankle band, and will be assigned a number. Timing is used for all awards and official results. Electronic Timing System by Race Wire will be used.
The Course for the Swim: Swimmers will begin and finish the one mile race on the beach of La Jolla Cove. The swim consists of three legs with two left turns around two buoys There will be 6 heats of 100 participants.
Swimmers between ages of 13-17 You will need to sign a waiver on site of the event at registration tables or email race coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org for a waiver to sign and bring to registration. Parental approval is required for swimmers younger than 18. The recommended minimum age for this swim is 16. Prior competitive open water swimming is required for all participants.
Dukes of La Jolla: Will be providing a breakfast buffet for all swimmers.
Awards: All swimmers that complete the race will receive a La Jolla Open Water Swim Medal celebrating over 100 years of competitive swimming in La Jolla Cove. Trophies will be awarded to the top female and male regulation ( non wet suit ) swimmers. Each age group will have one female and male regulation swimmer winning a medal for their age group. There will be age brackets of 5 years beginning with 18 and under, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, etc last age group will be over 60. Awards will be given for oldest participants and furthest traveled.
Historical Exhibition: There will be a historical exhibition sharing pictures and history of over 100 years of competitive swimming at La Jolla Cove. Please send in a dated picture of a prior competition that you participated in and we will include you in our exhibition. Please send to email@example.com
Equipment: For anyone interested in a wetsuit, you can use the La Jolla Cove Swim Club 60% discount at Xterra Wetsuits.
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