Saturday, September 21, 2013
USMS Sanction: 363-W005
Blue Wave Aquatics Meets
Open Water Registration
|Swimmer Registration||Tue, July 2, 2013 12:00 AM PST||Thu, September 19, 2013 11:59 PM PST|
EVENT: Blue Wave Aquatics is sponsoring the last open water swim of the 2013 season. This year the event is the Northwest Zone Open Water Championship meet.
Swim one or two miles in Angle Lake, located near Seatac Airport. You may wear a wetsuit or not. The lake temperature averages in the high 60’s in mid-September.
RACE-DAY SCHEDULE (Sept 21, 2013):
LOCATION: Angle Lake Park – 19408 International Blvd – Seatac, WA 98148
RULES: Current USMS rules will govern this event. The use of neoprene wet suits or other nonporous attire is allowed. Fins, pull buoys, mp3 players, and snorkels are examples of things NOT allowed under USMS rules.
SAFETY: The course will be marked with large buoys. Fire Dept. power boat, kayaks and lifeguards will be located along the course. Swimmers must wear the swim caps furnished at check-in. A mandatory safety meeting will be held before the event start. More at: http://www.LastGaspofSummer.com/safety.aspx
AWARDS: Participation gift to all swimmers. 1st place award to top men and women finishers in each age group in each event (1 mile no wetsuit, 1 mile wetsuit, 2 mile no wetsuit and 2 mile wetsuit).
LUNCH: Picnic lunch will be free to all swimmers after the race. Family members and friends are welcome, donations accepted.
ELIGIBILITY: 18 years of age or older, as of Sept 21, 2013 and:
FREE OPEN WATER CLINIC: Sept 14th 8-9 am at Angle Lake. Check the box for the free clinic on the Shopping Cart page when you register. Come learn and practice open water swimming techniques a week before the event. Wet suits are required.
ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY
$50 – Early entry before Sept 1
REGISTRATION CLOSES at 11:59 pm Thursday Sept 19th or SOONER if race has sold out. Maximum 300 swimmers.
A note about the USMS One-Event Fee… Your $20 lets you participate in this USMS-sanctioned event. For $26 more, enjoy USMS membership for the remainder of 2013, including access to pool meets, clinics, coaches, open water swims and magazine subscription. Contact PNA registrar Arni Litt PNARegistrar@usms.org for more info or to join.
Online open water registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable
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