08/17/13 HammerHead Ocean Marathon
Start: Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Jacksonville Beach , FL 32250
Registration Closing Date
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)
An open water swim with the current, two choices of distances. Swimmers transported to start of each race and swim to finish line in beautiful Jax Beach. Support kayaks and lifeguards along the way.
Early Packet Pickup
Avoid the rush on race day! Pickup your packet on Friday, August 16, from 4pm to 7pm in front of the JAX Beach Lifeguard Station.
Awards for overall male and female for both races. The age group winner in each race will receive an age-group award.
Age groups 14 & under, 15-16, 17-18, 19-24, 25-29, etc, through 55-59, 60 and up.
Parking at the public lots by the Sea Walk Pavilion, next to Sneakers Bar and Grill. Swimmers will be transported to the swim start. Swimmers finish one block north of the Lifeguard Station (unless we have to alter the course due to current; then it would be north of the pier).
Onsite Check in
All swimmers must check in and get bodymarked. Check in will begin at 6:30 and close at 7:30 am. All swimmers must be checked in by 7:30 so the buses can be loaded to transport to the start lines. Buses leave at 7:30.
Day of Race Registration
Begins at 6:30 am at the Jax Beach Lifeguard Station. Fill out paper form and add $5.00 to the entry on race day. Get there early.
Timing will be done by 1st Place Sports, using the Championchip system. You must check in to get your chip (and it must be returned when finished)
Post-race food and drinks will be provided after the swim.
Proceeds from this event benefit the Competition Team for the American Red Cross Volunteer Life Saving Corps.