NEW 1-Mile Swim

Hermosa Beach 1-Mile Pier Swim

Are you ready to challenge yourself with an open water swim? Try out our NEW 1-Mile Swim! This event features a refreshing 1-mile swim in the Pacific Ocean alongside the shores of Hermosa Beach. Choose to compete in our Swimsuit Division or in our Wetsuit Division. Register for the 1-mile swim today!

Pricing Schedule

Timeline 1-Mile Swim
2/12 – 2/25 $30
2/26 – 5/19 $40
5/20 – 6/12 $50
Race Weekend $60

Official Rules

This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the national governing body for the sport of Triathlon. We suggest all our participants become familiar with USA Triathlon Rules and Regulations. Officials will be present enforcing these rules.

The Competitive Rules are intended to provide for the orderly and consistent administration of events sanctioned by USA Triathlon and are not designed to establish standards of care for the safety of participants or other persons. Every participant, official, volunteer and spectator should consider all safety issues and make related decisions prudently without reliance upon the Competitive Rules.

USA Triathlon makes no express or implied warranty, guarantee, or representation regarding the degree of safety, which may or may not result from compliance with the Competitive Rules. Examinations or inspections of equipment at sanctioned events are undertaken solely to monitor compliance with the Competitive Rules and do not guarantee or ensure safety from personal injury or property damage. The safety of race equipment is the sole responsibility of each and every participant.

Event Policies

Official Race Policies

  • All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable to other athletes or other events.
  • If you are unable to compete, we do offer a Right to Purchase for the following year’s event. The Right to Purchase does not transfer your registration fee towards the next year but does allow you to preregister for the event.  To take advantage of this, please visit the following website to complete the form:  Right to Purchase Form.
  • Racers must wear the assigned timing chip in order to be scored.
  • All athletes are expected to conduct themselves in a sportsman-like way. MESP reserves the right to refuse future race entry and to disqualify anyone who conducts himself or herself in a way unbecoming of an athlete. Fighting, foul language, cheating and other un-sportsmanlike practices will not be tolerated.
  • Timing problems and protests must be presented within the posted 15-minute protest period. Problems and protests presented after the 15-minute protest period may not be addressed in time for the award ceremony.
  • Riders starting in the wrong wave will be disqualified.
  • Results will be posted online the day of the event.

    USAT Policies

    • USAT rules are enforced.
    • Non-USAT members must pay a one-day license fee of $15 per person per event for ages 14 and up.
    • Age Group: Determined by age on Dec. 31 of the event year, not by age on race day. For example: If you turn 25 years old in July of 2020, you will race and be ranked in the 25-29 age group for the entire 2020 season.
    • USAT Rules