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5 K RUN:

The run start is at 24th Street. The course heads south and is an out and back course.

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The Run-Swim-Run is composed of a 1K beach run, 1K ocean swim and 5K run on the boardwalk.


The swim direction will be determined on race morning by the VBLS. Depending on the current, the course will be as follows:


Run north from 24th Street sign to 33rd Street sign. Swim back to 24th Street and exit up stairs/ramp to start run. There will be a cone and a volunteer to direct you in to the water for the swim start.


Run south from 24th Street sign to just north of pier in front of sign that is on the beach adjacent to the Boardwalk. The sign says "Danger no swimming / surfing bodyboarding 200 feet from pier" There will be a cone and a volunteer to direct you in to the water for the swim start.

Race Day Schedule

6:00-7:30 – AM Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-up
7:00am – Welcome and Race Kick off - Mayor Sessoms
7:05am – Race Instructions-Tom Gill/Kevin Martingayle
7:15am – Reading of the “Bravehearts”
7:30am – Navy SEAL Creed and Invocation
7:35am – National Anthem
7:40am – Team Hoyt 5K and RSR start
7:45am – 5K Start
8:15am – Run Swim Run Start
9:15am – 1 Mile Run Start
9:30am – Award Ceremony, Raffle, Pull Up Contest
11am – Party at LunaSea

Race Day Parking

The City parking garage at 25th Street will be open at 6am. The City parking lot at 19th Street North will also be open at 6am.

There is a $10 parking fee at all City lots on weekends.

Metered parking is also available.

Packet Pick-Up and Walk Up Registration

July 13 - Running, Etc. 1940 Laskin Rd #302 757-491-2340 - 5-7pm

Race Day Packet Pick-up 7/15 @ 24th Street Park @ Atlantic Avenue from 6-7:30am