Swimming World Looks Back At The RCP Tiburon Mile

A Picture-Perfect Start And A Photo Finish:

It was a perfect day for the RCP Tiburon Mile in the San Francisco Bay between Angel Island and the Tiburon Peninsula. And although Chip Peterson won the men’s elite competition by six seconds, it took a photo finish to determine the women’s champion, Ashley Twichell over KeriAnne Payne, as both women clocked identical times.

Robert Placak, founder of the RCP Tiburon Mile, yet again orchestrated and delivered an amazing event, as swimmers, parents, officials and fans enjoyed listening to the sultry sounds of the Cole Tate Band while dining along the San Francisco Bay waterfront and enjoying a delicious buffet picnic provided by some of Marin County’s best restaurants.

To read more about the 2016 RCP Tiburon Mile race check out the November 2016 issue of Swimming World, available now!

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Author: Taylor Brien

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Taylor Brien is the Assistant Operations Manager and a staff writer at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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