2010 Jim McDonnell Lake Swims & Open Water Clinic

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Saturday, May 29 - Sunday, May 30, 2010

USMS Sanction : 100-03

Jim McDonnell Lake Swims

Open Water Registration

Jim McDonnell Lake Swims

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Fri, Jan 1, 2010
12:00 AM
Sun, May 23, 2010
08:59 PM

*** No Late Entries or Entry Changes Accepted ***

*** Please Visit the Event Web Site for All Event Details ***

Sanction: Sanctioned by Potomac Valley LMSC for USMS, Inc., Sanction# 100-03 
Location: Lake Audubon, Reston, VA
Course: 1-mile open water course (map)
Host: Reston Masters Swim Team
Event web site
Info: Lynn Hazlewood, 
lynhzlwd@usms.org, 703-786-7292
Timing and scoringLin-Mark Computer Sports
This event will use online entries only — No Paper Entries

H2Open Series: For 2010, the Jim McDonnell Lake Swims have joined the inaugural H2Open Series, a U.S. Masters Swimming national series of open water events. For more information, please check the series web pages for more information as the season progresses. 

Eligibility: Event is open to U.S. Masters registered swimmers 18 years and older. To register for the event, you must have a 2010 U.S. Masters Swimming registration or purchase a One Event registration (OEVT).

OEVT Instructions: During online registration you will pay the OEVT fee of $20. Next you need to open and print this PDF (also available on your online receipt), fill out all fields (note you must be Unattached for OEVT), sign and mail to Lynn Hazlewood, 1415 Aldenham Ln, Reston, VA 20190, or scan form and email to lynhzlwd@usms.org.

Events offered
    Saturday, May 29 — Open water clinic and 1-mile practice swim (entry limit 400) 
    Sunday, May 30 — 1 and 2-mile races (entry limit 400 per race)

Scoring Divisions: Scoring divisions are divided by gender, five year age groups and wetsuit/non-wetsuit. Wetsuit and non-wetsuit wearers swim together. You may enter only one scoring division for each race distance.

Awards: Awards will be given to 1st through 3rd place for each scoring division.

Entry deadlines:
    No entries for Sunday races accepted after May 23 or date entry limit is reached, whichever comes first.
Swimmers entering after May 16 will pay a $10 late fee.
    All swimmers will be seeded after entries are closed.
    Because of logistics problems, there will be no clinic walk-in entries. Please register by May 23.

May 16 — First race closing date (11:59 pm Pacific time)
May 23 — Online entries closed (11:59 pm Pacific time)

Entry fees:    
    Online fees include a $1.50 Club Assistant (CA) fee per swimmer.
    There are no refunds and no selling of slots in race.

    Fee schedule:

by April 30
by May 16
May 17-23
May 29
Enter 1 Race $55.00 $55.00 $65.00 CLOSED
Enter 2 Races $90.00 $90.00 $100.00 CLOSED
Clinic $20.00 $20.00 $20.00 CLOSED
OEVT $20.00 $20.00 $20.00 $20.00
Extra T-shirts $15.00 N/A N/A N/A

Seeding: Races and clinic are seeded fast to slow using the 1650 yard time. Please make sure your seed time is expressed in minutes and seconds (mm:ss). Illegible or no time entries will be set to 90:00.

T-shirts: Each race entrant will receive a maximum of one free t-shirt with their entry. Registrants may order additional race t-shirts until April 30 at 11:59 pm Pacific time. Cost of extra t-shirts is $15 per shirt.

Food: Lunch will be served on race day.

Host Hotel: Marriott Courtyard Herndon Reston, 1-800-321-2211, $74 per night, mention the Jim McDonnell Lake Swims to get special rate. Online hotel registration is available at the Marriott reservation site. Use the following group codes to choose your room: King Guest Room — JMLJMLA; Double Guest Room — JMLJMLB.

Benefit:  The Jim McDonnell Lake Swims donate a portion of the event proceeds to charity. In 2009, four recipients shared $10,000 in donations. Those organizations were Lymphoma Research Foundation, Reston Interfaith (Promotes self-sufficiency by providing support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, quality childcare, and other services), Tender Hearts (Supports children with congenital heart defects) and Naval Special Warfare Foundation (Mission is to provide educational and motivational support, promote health and welfare programs for the Naval Special Warfare Community. 

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."

Online Registration closed on 5/23/2010.
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