June 16, 2020
Dear RCP Tiburon Mile participants:
In light of continued global health concerns regarding COVID-19 and guidance from local, state and federal authorities, it is with heavy hearts that we have made the decision to postpone the 2020 RCP Tiburon Mile event, scheduled for October 10, 2020. The health and safety of our participants, spectators, and staff remain our top priorities, and as such we could not in good faith move forward with this year’s event.
We hope that you are staying safe and healthy during these challenging times. I’m sure that everyone would agree to the fundamental principles of protecting the health of participants, following local laws, and minimizing the risk of transmission of the virus.
During the past several months, we have been through multiple challenges of starts and stops with changing guidelines and updates. In spite of the significant amount of time and resources spent to date, we have concluded that it is impossible to continue to plan our event for this year with the continued uncertainty including local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines, as well as the race permitting process. This continues to be a fluid and dynamic process that could change with little or no notice, greatly impacting the event from occurring. All of these variables and more make it impossible to predict and deliver the quality event that we are known for, and that you have come to expect.
Our plan is to continue the event’s tradition in September or October 2021. We encourage you to participate in our next RCP Tiburon Mile and will keep you apprised of the next date. Although we have a no-refund policy, considering the special circumstances, we will transfer your entry fee to the next RCP Tiburon Mile. We will keep you posted on the new date and you can look for updates on our website at http://www.rcptiburonmile.com.
We wish everyone safety and health during this challenging time. We hope that pools and beaches will open soon and that will allow all of us to enjoy our passion for the water. We look forward to seeing you at the next RCP Tiburon Mile open water swim!