Reminder: Lifeguard Memorial Swim (8/20)

The City of Long Beach Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Beach Patrol will host the 5th Annual Long Beach Lifeguard Memorial Swim on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 9:00am on National Boulevard beach. We are pleased to announce that we have added a half-mile component to the race for those who love to swim but not might be ready for a one miler. The event is in honor of all the deceased men and woman who have served on the Long Beach Lifeguard Patrol. All swimmers over the age of 16 who can swim one mile in 55 minutes or less are invited to participate.

Registration and check in 7:45am to 8:30am on National Boulevard Beach. The swim begins at 9:00am. Pre-race entry fee is $35 and must be received by Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.. Day of race entry fee is $40 (Checks payable to: City of Long Beach). Electronic timing by Start 2 Finish. Race awards will be given to the overall male and female and the top five men and women and in the following age groups: 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 75+.

The swim takes place rain or shine – but can be canceled or moved to the bay due to unsafe conditions. Bus transportation to race start will be provided from National Boulevard. Applications are available by clicking here. To sign up online click here. For more information call 431-3890.

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