NJRC — Belmar

New for 2018, the Belmar swim appears to be the only swim offered of the former NJRC Triple Crown Series.

The NJRC Belmar swim (Belmar Ocean Mile Swim on Race Forum) is the third of the New Jersey Race Club Triple Crown Series, a triad of triangular courses along North Jersey beaches. See also NJRC — Sea Girt and NJRC — Long Branch.

When, what, where
Aug 3?, Saturday, 8:00 AM; 1 mi; Atlantic Ocean; 🌎 Belmar, NJ (Boardwalk at 10th Ave).
See also
Event's website. Metro Race Forum. NJRC website. Beach Cam.
Registration
Register on the boardwalk at 10th Avenue and Ocean Avenue. Registration opens at 7:00 AM and closes at 7:45 AM.
Parking
Find free parking on nearby streets. (Ocean-side of Ocean Avenue has meters). Expect to hunt a little.
Restrooms
Public restrooms are nearby on the boardwalk at 8th Street and 11th Street. Beach shower at 10th Street beach.
Bags
Leave bag on beach near start/finish behind registration.
Wetsuits
Permitted, no penalty; not popular.
Start
Start at 10th Street beach, behind registration. Running start from beach into surf.
Course
The down-and-back course traces a triangle with one vertex at the start and two vertices about a half mile south along a common perpendicular to the shoreline. Large buoys mark the vertices. Swim out to the first buoy and make a right-shoulder turn. Swim parallel to the shore about a half mile south towards the second buoy, and make a right-shoulder turn around it. Swim landward about fifty yards to the third buoy, and make a third right-shoulder turn. Angle back northward to the first buoy. Make a left-shoulder turn and head into the finish on the beach.
Finish
Finish where you started back at 10th Street beach. Running finish from surf onto beach and into timing chute. Finish is adjacent to registration, beach shower, and refreshments.
Timing
Electronic chip with ankle strap, hand marking. Time clock.
Amenities
T-shirt, cap. Bagels, bottled water.
Inception
2007
Last wet-feet review
2014