2014 Last Gasp of Summer

BWAQ Meets

Saturday, September 20, 2014

USMS Sanction : 364-W005

Blue Wave Aquatics Meets

Open Water Registration


This event is over.  Here is the next event in this series:

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 2015 Last Gasp of Summer

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sun, Jun 1, 2014
12:00 AM
Thu, Sep 18, 2014
11:59 PM

This competition is limited to the first 300 entrants.
Currently there are 87 entrants.

EVENT:   Blue Wave Aquatics is sponsoring the last open water swim of the 2014 season…

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 20, 2014):
8:30 – 9:30 am  Pre-Race Check-in for both races
9:30 am             Mandatory Meeting for ALL swimmers
10:00 am            Start of 2 Mile Race
10:15 am            Start of 1 Mile Race         
12:00 noon         Awards/Picnic Lunch

LOCATION:  Angle Lake Park – 19408 International Blvd, Seatac, WA 98148
Angle Lake is an L shaped community lake in the heart of Seatac, one mile south of Seatac Airport. The park has a large beach and picnic area. Restrooms and changing areas are available.

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

  • 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).
  • Overall awards to top man and woman in each event.
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 20, 2014 and:

Currently registered with USMS, Canadian, or Foreign Masters. Additional $20 “One-Event USMS Registration” fee is available. Non-PNA USMS registered swimmers must submit a copy of their 2014 registration card to the race registrar.ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY – starting June 1st

FEES:  $55 + tax – Early entry before Sept 1
            $65 + tax  – Sept 1 thru Sept 18
            $80 – Sept 20 (Day of Race)
            $20 – One-Event USMS registration (see eligibility)

REGISTRATION CLOSES at 11:59 pm Thursday Sept 18th or SOONER if race has sold out. Maximum 300 swimmers.

LONG SLEEVE PERFORMANCE SHIRT included in entry fee!

A note about the USMS One-Event Fee… $20 lets you participate in this USMS-sanctioned event.  For $30 more, enjoy USMS membership for the remainder of 2014, 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

QUESTIONS?  http://www.LastGaspofSummer.com

Meet Director:  
Mike Murphy      206-316-0234

Judy Williams     206-242-7802

From  I-5: Take the South 188th St exit (#152); drive west 1 mile; turn left onto International Blvd (aka Pacific Highway South); drive south .5 miles; turn left on South 195th St into the park.  Plenty of free parking.

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

Online Registration closed on 9/18/2014.
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