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La Jolla Cove
10 Mile Relay


Setember 27, 2020

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La Jolla Cove
10 Mile Relay


Setember 27, 2020

From the challenging surf to the wind-swept conditions and rising tide, the 18th Annual event held at La Jolla Shores was something different compared to prior years in La Jolla Cove. We had record breaking attendance of 140 Teams, 20 Solos and 645 total swimmers. More importantly, we expect to achieve our $30,000 charitable donation goal to ADA and Prevent Drowning!

Thank you for your participation in another great year of celebrating, swimming, and community giving!

Results can be found here.

Questions?  Contact us

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About


About


The La Jolla Cove 10 Mile Relay is one of the most anticipated and enjoyable open water swim events of the year.

Organize a team of up to 5 swimmers (or swim it solo), give your team a cool name and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow swimmers and the spirit of swimming with this unique event and charity fundraiser.

  • Date: TBA 2020

  • Time: 7:00AM start (please arrive early to allow time for parking, number marking, etc)

  • Location: La Jolla Shores Beach

  • Cost: $70 per Team Member; $100 per Solo Swimmer

  • Swag: Swim caps, long sleeve race t-shirt, refreshments and post-race snack, give-aways from local merchants, and more

More details: This is a 10 mile relay swim race (or for the solo swimmers, simply a 10 mile swim).  Teams of up to 5 swimmers will swim a total of 10 miles, presumably 2 miles each.  Teams with fewer than 5 swimmers must also complete the full 10 miles.

  • Swimmers must swim at least 1 mile before being relieved by the next swimmer at the water's edge. Any swimmer may swim 2 or more miles for their team.

  • Teams may divide up the laps and the order of the swim any way they wish. Two swimmers from the same team cannot swim at the same time and count that as multiple laps.

  • The hand-off between team members is via a hand-slap. The start time of the next swimmer is the same as the finish time of the previous swimmer. The finishing lap swimmer is responsible for communication of start and finish of the lap.

  • Timekeepers will record lap times for each swimmer and team. Information will be posted on the wall behind the lifeguard station.

  • The course is a triangular ~1 mile lap around marked buoys.

  • Swimmers may wear wetsuits, fins, masks, and snorkels, but will only be considered for the combined age category team awards and not eligible for Top Male, Top Female, or Solo Team category awards.

  • The minimum age for participation in the event is 14 years old.

  • For teams with less than 5 members, the total combined age category will be the average age of your members times 5.

  • Parking is free on surrounding streets, as well as in the La Jolla Shores Beach parking lot. Please allow ample time to find a spot, as it will get crowded. Click here for a map and directions.

Please note: This event is for experienced ocean swimmers who are prepared for a swim of 2 x 1 mile in open ocean, “rough water” conditions. We cannot guarantee the safety of swimmers, especially those who are unprepared. Each swimmer must present a signed Release of Liability when they check in on September 29th to be eligible to swim.

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Register


Register


Registration will open in June 2020.

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Community Giving


Community Giving


The 10-Mile Relay is, at its heart, a charity fundraising event in support of Community Giving.  The event staff is 100% volunteer.  The costs to stage the event are kept to a minimum thanks to donations of services from a number of businesses and people. As such, we are able to apply a portion of your entry fee to the net proceeds that are donated to the charities we support each year.  We are proud supporters of the American Diabetes Association and the Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego.

While not mandatory, we would hope that you would consider making an additional contribution as part of your participation in the event and to help us provide even greater support.  You may do so as part of your online registration, or at the event.

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We are excited to announce Duke's La Jolla, Maxim Sports Nutrition, Blast & Radius Coffee, and XTERRA Wetsuits as the official sponsors for the 2019 La Jolla Cove 10 Mile Relay!

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Visit http://www.maximsportsnutrition.com and enter code LJ10MileRelay for a 30% discount on all product purchases and shipping rates.  This is the best pricing nationwide!

 

Thanks to our other generous community sponsors for their donations:

Interested in supporting the 10 Mile Relay and our designated charities?  Contact us!

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Results & Photos


Results & Photos