Asphalt Green Masters One Mile Ocean Swim
Sanctioned by the Metropolitan LMSC for USMS, Inc. Sanction #064-W002
Sponsored by the Town of Hempstead and Asphalt Green
DATE: Sunday, July 27, 2014
TIME: Check-in: 6:45 a.m.; Start: 8:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Town Park @ Point Lookout (site of the 2001 National One-Mile USMS National Championships)
DIRECTOR: Bob Kolonkowski | firstname.lastname@example.org
ELIGIBILITY: Open to USMS registered swimmers 18 years & older as of July 27, 2014 who can complete the course in one (1) hour or less. Non-USMS members must take out a $20 one-day event (OEVT) registration, provided during the registration process.
COURSE: Point to point. West to East (high tide 8:36 a.m.)
SAFETY: Safety services provided by the Town of Hempstead Lifeguard Patrol. All participants are required to wear a swim cap (provided). A one-hour cutoff time will be enforced. No personal escorts are permitted. No wetsuits, tri-suits or other swim aids permitted. Water temperature range: 68-74 degrees Fahrenheit.
ENTRIES: All pre-race entries must be processed online on Club Assistant software. Registration CLOSES at 11:59 a.m. ET (noon) on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Only race-day entries will be paper and incur an additional fee.
FEES: Entry fee of $50 ($65 for late or race-day entries) payable to Asphalt Green. The event proceeds will be donated to the TOH Junior Lifeguard Program and Asphalt Green Swim for the Future Scholarship Fund.
AWARDS: T-shirts and swim caps for all swimmers; custom awards to top three male and female swimmers overall and all male and female swimmers in each age group. Award ceremony with refreshments after the race
RULES: 2014 USMS rule book. Race director and chief lifeguard reserve the right to cancel, or modify this event due to unsafe conditions.
DIRECTIONS: Long Island Expressway or Northern State Parkway to Meadowbrook Parkway south to Loop Parkway to end. Go straight across Lido Blvd. to Town Park at Pt. Lookout. Free Parking before 7:00 a.m.