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Start at 30th Street beach or 16th Street beach, depending on the direction of the current. If the swim starts at 30th Street beach, walk south a mile from registration at 16th Street beach or grab a ride on provided beach truck. Given enough swimmers, there will be two heats determined by estimated times for completion. Running start from beach into surf.
Permitted, no penalty.
The course is point-to-point between 16th Street and 30th Street; the direction will follow the current. It is marked with buoys
Finish at 16th Street beach or 30th Street beach, depending on the direction of the current. Running finish from surf onto beach and into timing chute. If the swim finishes at 30th Street beach, walk back north a mile to 16th Street beach.
Timing chip, body marking, time clock.
T-shirt. Hot dogs, Philadelphia soft pretzels, bottled water.