Nadine Turner

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Nadine Turner is the race director for the Don Burns 1-mile Scholarship Swim (or the Don Burns Mile), an annual ocean swim held annually in Corona del Mar, California in August.

[edit] Don Burns Scholarship Swim

The charity swim, also known as the Don Burns Mile or the Corona del Mar 1 Mile Don Burns Swim is supported by the Newport Beach lifeguards and is a summertime classic in Southern California that annually draw a large field of participants from newcomers to Olympians. Its namesake is Don Burns and it is part of the Newport Beach Ocean Swims.

Don Burns was a high school teacher and coach in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District for 31 years, and he was a Newport Beach lifeguard for 47 years. Burns is a member of Millennium Hall of Fame (inducted 2000) and was well-known for being an easygoing gentleman with great dignity who left a legacy of Nice Guys Finish First.

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