Balboa (Main St Parking lot)
Palm St. & Balboa Blvd.
South on Balboa Blvd. to Palm St.
Right turn into Main St. parking lot.
Pay and Park, walk to tower closest to Balboa Pier on North Side.
No transportation available.
Entry Fee: $60 pre-entry. $80 race day (please pre-enter!).
For one-day membership to USMS, it's $18 more.
Course: 2 mile swim starts at Balboa Pier and ends at Newport Pier.
Starting at Tower M, swimmers will proceed to a buoy and make a right shoulder turn towards the Newport Pier. Swimmers will continue parallel to the beach until they reach the Newport Pier at Tower 20. The finish line is at Tower 20. This is an open ocean swim with no bottom or walls to hang onto, ocean conditions are always changing. water temp and conditions subject to change.
Rules: U.S. MASTERS SWIMMING RULES GOVERN THIS EVENT.
Sanctioned by Southern Pacific LMSC for United States Masters Swimming, Inc.
Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Overall Finishers and 1st Place Divisional Awards presented at conclusion of the swim.
Paddlers: It is always recommended that swimmers wear a bright cap and be accompanied by a safety paddler!
All Wetsuits/Neoprene caps must enter wetsuit division.
Seniors 19-24 years
Seniors 25-29 years
Masters 30-34 years
Masters 35-39 years
Masters 40-44 years
Masters 45-49 years
Masters 50-54 years
Masters 55-59 years
Veteran 60-64 years
Veteran 65-69 years
Veteran 70-74 years
Super Veteran 75 year plus
All Newport Lifeguard Division
All Men's Wetsuit Division
All Women's Wetsuit Division
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