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Distance: Swim: The Pier-2-Pier Swim Race (in memory of Ryan Alea Young) is an annual open water ocean swim race at beautiful Wrightsville Beach, NC, and is hosted by the CAPE FEAR AQUATIC CLUB and the Wilmington Family YMCA.
The race course is ~ 2 miles between the Johnny Mercer and Crystal Piers (1.71 miles along the beach, plus the swim to and from the "dry" finish and start lines).
Parking & Chip Pick-Up:
All participants park at Wrightsville Beach Town Hall Google map Onsite Packet pickup: Saturday 7:00am to 8:15am. Participants receive their timing chips and are body marked at this location (race number on hand only)
Early packet pickup will be located at Toad Hollow Swim and More from 4 pm to 6 pm on Friday Sept 13th. 260 Racine Dr #6, Wilmington, NC 28403. Google map
Participants are shuttled to swim start location beginning at 7:15 AM. The last shuttle departs at 8:30 AM.
Pre-race briefing at swim start location at 8:50 AM
Participants will be able to leave personal belongings in a bag which will be transported to the swim finish location.
Participants are asked to clearly write their race number on the bag.
Awards will be distributed immediatley after the race at the swim finish location on the beach.
Participants will be shuttled from swim finish location back to Wrightsville Beach Town Hall following the race
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