Tyler McCarthy of Fenwick Island Beach Patrol wins the soft sand 2K.
Nico Caceres of Rehoboth Beach Patrol takes off in the 4-by-100 soft sand relay.
The open men’s division of the soft sand 2K sprints through a maze of umbrellas.
Samantha Bingaman, right, of the Ocean City Beach Patrol takes second in the soft sand 2K.
Andrey Dagayev of Smith Point Beach Patrol leads a group to the finish line.
Lexi Santer of Sea Colony Beach Patrol placed sixth in the soft sand 2K.
Cape teacher Rick Cawthern of Ocean City Beach Patrol races to the finish in the soft sand 2K.
Bethany Beach Patrol’s Zane VerBrugge, right, hands off during the 4-by-100 soft sand relay.
Sprinting during the 4-by-100 soft sand relay are (l-r) Reed Tanasovich of Dewey Beach Patrol, Austin Hayward of Delaware State Parks and John Colletti of Long Beach Patrol.
Dewey Beach Patrol’s Casey Nixon, right, sprints to the exchange point in the 4-by-100 soft sand relay.
Billy Auty of Wildwood Beach Patrol sprints out of the ocean and runs to second place in the 400-meter swim.
Rehoboth Beach Patrol’s Elizabeth Klingensmith finishes the 400-meter swim.
Isabella Taylor of Wildwood Beach Patrol finishes the 400-meter swim in third place.
Former Cape swim team state champion Amelia Nigh-Johnson of Dewey Beach Patrol sprints to the finish after the 400-meter swim.
North Bethany’s Michael Wesolowski, front, and Evan Davis, rear, carry Joshua McIntire during the swimmer rescue race.
Middlesex Beach Patrol’s Drew Mulcahy, front, and Billy Swontek carry victim Declan Burke during the swimmer rescue race.
Dewey Beach Patrol’s Nathan Jones, front, and Reed Tamasovich carry Patrick Williamson in the swimmer rescue race.
Bethany Beach Patrol’s Brendan Regan carries Patrick Banks during the swimmer rescue race.
A group exits the ocean during the 400-meter swim.
Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol members (l-r) Austin Hayward, Alec Hochrein, Ben Sobata and James Hagan competed in the 4-by-100 soft sand relay.
Taking first place in the women’s 4-by-100 soft sand sprint are (l-r) Lexi Santer, Megan Perdue, Hannah Venables and Kira Short.
Megan Perdue, left, sprints for the Sea Colony Beach Patrol in the 4-by-100 soft sand sprint.
Running the 4-by-100 soft sand relay for Sea Colony are (l-r) Emma Barthelmess, Emily Trout, Katie Noel and Marlee Evans.
Rehoboth Beach Patrol’s Erik Schultz acted as emcee for the event.
Keeping the records straight were Rehoboth Beach Patrol’s (l-r) Lindsay Taddei, Anna Villabonna and Elizabeth Klingensmith.
Snagging a stick during the beach flag competition is Cooper Shawver of Middlesex Beach Patrol.
Competitors dive for a beach flag.
Drew Mulcahy of Middlesex Beach Patrol dives for a beach flag.