Santa Monica Pier Swim
Swimming: 1.2 Miles, 2.4 Miles
Santa Monica, California | June 23rd, 2018
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The Santa Monica Pier Swim is a Swimming race in Santa Monica, California consisting of a 1.2 Miles, 2.4 Miles.
The Santa Monica Pier provides a surreal start for the athletes before they take off for a rigorous and awesome 1.2-mile ocean swim off the stunning Pacific Coast in southern California!
The historic Santa Monica Pier was the first pier of its kind built on the west coast, in 1909. With roller coasters, a floating ball-room, a carousal, aquarium, and a massive arcade, this was the west coast's favorite summer amusement in the 1920's. During the Great Depression, the pier was unable to keep up with it's once fanciful pursuits. In an effort to help, they opened the Santa Monica Yacht Harbor in 1934 to bring new kinds of tourists.Keep Reading