Since 1989, the City of Brigantine has been involved in the Brigantine Island Triathlon. Every year since its inception, the race has benefited various entities on Brigantine Island including the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, the American Red Cross, the Brigantine Board of Education and the Brigantine Community Education and Recreation Department (CER). Local Police, Fire, EMS. Department of Public Works, the Beach Patrol, Emergency Management, the NJ State Police, US Coast Guard, the City Manager and City Council and Mayor of Brigantine are all intimately involved in making this race a success, year after year.
After a two year hiatus, the City of Brigantine has partnered with Green Whales, Inc. to bring this event back to Brigantine!
The several hundred athletes of all different abilities, will participate in Saturday’s event which kicks off with a ¼ mile swim in the bay, beginning on 26th Street dock area. The race is then followed by a scenic 11 mile bike ride around the Island of Brigantine. The athletes return to 26th Street dock area where they will drop their bikes and don their running shoes for a 4 mile run to the North end of Brigantine and back.
After the event all athletes will have time to relax at the 26th Street Recreation Complex with lunch, a DJ, and awards ceremony.