Twelfth Annual Barnegat Light Ocean Mile Swim CANCELED

Sat July 25, 2020 Directions
Race Cancelled-We will see you in 2021!

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30th Street Beach, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

BLBP hosts theTwelfth Annual Barnegat Light Ocean Mile Swim on Saturday, July 25, 2030.  Start time 6:30 PM. 

Race Director: John Schulze   Mobile: 609-290-5918   Email:

Online pre-registration:  $30 (no extra fees) cut off is 6:30 PM Friday, July 26, 2019.

No race day registration.

No mail in registration.

Fee includes entry to the mile swim, chip timing with online results, commemorative t-shirt and refreshments following the race.  Please bring your own fillable water bottle.  We are using a water filling station to eliminate waste.

Check in for pre-registered swimmers is on 30th Street beach 12:00-6:00 PM.

Chip timing provided by

Heat 1-Male / Heat 2-Female (change for 2019).  Heat 2 starts exactly 3 minutes after Heat 1.  When a Heat 2 swimmer finishes the race, their result will have 3 minutes subtracted, and the new finish time will be filtered into the overall results. 

Wetsuits PROHIBITED.  If worn a swimmer is ineligible for awards.  However, if the race day water temperature is determined to be cold to the level that it will impact a majority of swimmers, wetsuits will be permitted and all swimmers will be eligible for awards.

30th Street starting line ->16th street finish line.  One ocean swimming mile marked with highly visible buoys.  The course will be contingent on ocean current.  Starting and finishing points to be determined on race day.  Swimmers only will be transported from registration to starting line by beach truck.

Individual Awards:  Plaques to first three overall male and female finishers. Medals for the top three male and female finishers in each age group: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.

Team Award:  Combined place results of top 4 swimmers for a team organization will determine overall team champion. Team organizations include but are not limited to the following:  beach patrol, swim club, masters swim club, high school team or college team.

BLBP reserves the right to postpone or cancel the race due to conditions.  BLBP reserves the right to remove swimmers from the course due to unsafe conditions, excess duration of the race, or if the participant is believed to be at risk.

Please plan your travel for expected heavy traffic.  Saturday afternoons are when a majority of vacation rental changeovers take place.  Swimmer check-in will end promptly at 6:00 PM to ensure scheduled start time.

One postponement date only-Sunday, July 28th 6:30 PM start.  This is a rain or shine event, but extreme weather or ocean conditions will force a postponement or cancellation.  Please follow race updates on Facebook: Barnegat Light Ocean Mile Swim, Instagram: @BLOceanMileSwim and Twitter: @BLOceanMileSwim or call 609-290-5918 for the latest information.

This event is a fundraiser for BLBP and there are no refunds for postponement or cancellation of the race.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

30th Street Beach, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006


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