2 mile swim starts at Balboa Pier and ends at Newport Pier.
Starting at Tower M, swimmers will proceed to a buoy and make a right shoulder turn towards the Newport Pier. Swimmers will continue parallel to the beach until they reach the Newport Pier at Tower 20. The finish line is at Tower 20. This is an open ocean swim with no bottom or walls to hang onto, ocean conditions are always changing. water temp and conditions subject to change.