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Michael V. Kiefer Swim Paddle Run

August 21, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Michael V. Kiefer Swim Paddle Run will be held at National Boulevard Beach in Long Beach, NY on Saturday, August 21, 2021 beginning at 8:45am.

The event is a salute to FDNY Firefighter Michael Vernon Kiefer, a Long Beach lifeguard who was killed while responding to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

The event starts with a 150-yard run to the swim entry point, continues with a 400-yard ocean swim, with a land finish to the transition area, then a quarter-mile paddle board segment with a land finish to the transition point, and a one and a half-mile run on the beach. (Distances are approximate.)

Boards will be supplied.

The race will proceed rain or shine.

Teams need to be a minimum of two participants; three preferred.

More details are available at the Kiefer Fund’s facebook page.

National Boulevard Beach
Long Beach, NY

FDNY FF Michael Kiefer Fund
714 Pine Street
Franklin Square, NY 11010


August 21, 2021
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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