bring a beach chair - you can buy food and drink tickets and just hang if you don't want to swim
Reef and Run is the premiere weekly ocean swim race series on the South Coast.
The events start every Thursday at 6:30pm, at East Beach in Santa Barbara.
We offer three swim race lengths: 500m, 1000m (1k,) and 1-mile. Individual races cost $15 each. On occasion, we also hold we also hold a biathlon, 1k swim and ~3k beach run. After the race we provide live music, food, beer or hot cocoa, and a great atmosphere for athletes and families!
Reef and Run is committed to supporting the next generation of ocean-loving swimmers through our support of the Santa Barbara Junior Lifeguards program. In the Spring of 2014, Reef and Run was honored by the City of Santa Barbara for our support of the Junior Lifeguards Program.