I use the Play Del Run races a s a tune-up for Alcatraz. They are a lot of fun and make a great practice race for triathlons or swim events. Details here at Playa Del Run. Oh, and that handsome hunk on the front page is ME but I have no affiliation with the race!
Here is the race schedule:
|Race #1||Mission Bay||April 29, 2007|
|Race #2||Santa Monica||May 20, 2007|
|Race #3||Huntington Beach||June 3, 2007|
|Race #4||Playa del Rey||July 22, 2007|
|Race #5||Solana Beach||August 19, 2007|
|Race #6||Malibu||September 8, 2007|