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Second Annual Wildwood Navy Seal Challenge
with Wildwood Beach Patrol August 13, 2016

The Second Annual Wildwood Navy Seal Challenge will be held on Saturday, August 13th, 2016 in conjunction with the Navy SEALs and the Wildwood Beach Patrol. This event will have several different types of individual and team events. There will also be a paddle board race. Races will involve swimming, running, and an obstacle course.

This event will take place on Lincoln Avenue Beach in Wildwood, NJ.

Event Testimony

“What’s it like to be a Navy Seal? What’s it like to push yourself harder than you ever have before? What’s it like to do something you never thought you could?

Welcome to the Wildwood Navy Seal Challenge. This grueling race will chew you up and spit you out, but, in the end, you’ll be begging for more. Starting with a half-mile ocean swim, competitors will be challenged right from the start to fight the wind and the waves as they dash out into the water and swim a box-course, essentially taking them all the way from one pier to another.

Then, upon exiting the water, teams will be required to race up to the transition area and accept their pipe. From then on, you will be required to run, crawl, climb, and trudge with this long, heavy, inconvenient burden. Teamwork and communication will be vital in completing the three-mile obstacle course, but, in the end, it will be worth every painstaking minute.

Why do I do the Navy Seal Challenge? Because I want to believe I have what it takes. Because I respect our armed forces and everything they’ve done for us. Because it’s one small way I can give back to the men and women who sacrificed it all. What about you? “