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Location: Long Branch, NJ US 07740 Directions
Type: Swim, Other
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://RayLicataMemorialSwim.com.

Events
Event Time Price Details
Ray Licata Memorial Ocean Swim "One Mile Swim"
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$20
Registration ends August 9, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Ray Licata Memorial Swim "Walk-Along"
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$10
Registration ends August 9, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Pier Village
Ocean Avenue, Centennial Drive
Long Branch, NJ US 07740
Description

The One Mile Swim memorializes the untimely passing of a remarkable individual, Ray Licata, who as a Jersey Shore resident loved the beach and always did his part to support shoreline safety.  As an avid swimmer along the Long Branch   beachfront, he knew the waters well and in those rare instances when the lifeguards needed assistance or an extra set of hands, Ray was there. Ray could often be seen providing instruction to young children during their first experiences in the ocean, and occasionally helping with rescue efforts. He recognized the importance of the lifeguard's role and commented shortly before his death about organizing an Ocean Mile Swim in Long Branch.

The One Mile Swim and Walk-Along is organized in cooperation with the Long Branch Department of Recreation to raise funds for the city's lifeguards and programs which support swimmer safety.

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