OV Mermaid Festival Open Water Swim and Beach Run/Walk

100 W Ocean View Ave
Norfolk, VA 23503

Running > 5k, 1 mile

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Event Description

Join us for Ocean View's 2nd Annual Mermaid Festival on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 12pm to 5pm at Ocean View Beach Park.

Featuring 1 & 2 mile open water swims, a 5K beach run, 1 mile free family fun run followed by the Mermaid Festival - filled with local artisans and a ticketed brew festival featuring local breweries from all over Virginia.  Whether you want to run, swim or enjoy a brew down the coastline, the annual Ocean View Mermaid Festival is the place to be!  To purchase a separate ticket to the brew festival, please visit Mermaid Brewfest Ticket.

The open water swims are a triangle loop. Participants will swim out and then around three sets buoys for the 1 mile and 2 mile races. Race swag included for all participants at packet pick up/concluding the event. Easy parking available. This event has something for everyone from elite swimmers to beginners. 

Proceeds benefit local non-profits and sports organizations in Hampton Roads.

Course:  Ocean View Beach Park
Start and finish: 100 W Oceanview Ave.  Norfolk, VA 23503
Open Water Swim Route: Triangle loop

5K Beach Run/Walk - 2.5 Miles & back, starting at OV Beach Park. You will head east 2.5 miles and turn around to finish.

1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk - All ages welcome.  Free annual event!

Packet Pickup:  Mudita Cafe (9647 1st View St, Norfolk, VA 23503), Friday June 21st, 2024 5:00PM.

For detailed information please visit www.ovmermaidfest.com

Questions? Email us at ovbabiz@gmail.com

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