Saturday, August 25, 2012
USMS Sanction: 132-W001
USMS 1 Mile Open Water/Cable National Championships
Open Water Registration
|Swimmer Registration||Tue, March 20, 2012 12:00 AM EDT||Thu, August 23, 2012 11:59 PM EDT|
2012 Lake Lure Open Water Swim
Lake Lure, North Carolina
Course: 1-mile Open Water. Link to course map.
Location: Rumbling Bald Resort, Lake Lure, NC
The Lake Lure Open Water Swim is hosted annually by the Lake Lure Olympiad, a sports festival for the entire family.
Eligibility: The USMS 1 Mile Open Water National Championship is Open to all 2012 USMS & FINA registered MASTERS 18 years or older on race day. Foreign swimmers are not eligible for All American status. One event registration is not allowed in the national championship. You may take care of membership registration during your event entry process.
Rules: Current 2012 U.S. Masters Swimming rules will govern this event.
Entries: Online Entries Only except for registration in person from 4:00 – 5:30 PM Friday August 24, 2012.
Fees: The entry fee is $45 and includes collectible T-shirt. Registrations completed after August 15 are not guaranteed to receive a T-shirt. Meals are not included.
Safety-Our Primary Concern: Safety boats will monitor the entire course and medical personnel will be on-site. Swimmers must wear the swim cap provided, must have their race number on their arms, and must follow all announced safety rules with out exception. Link to Safety Plan.
Time Limit: Swimmers who cannot complete one mile in less than 60 minutes should NOT enter; swimmers on the course after the time limit may be stopped and listed as DNF in the results.
Water Temperature: 78-82 degree F (approximate)
Seeding: Entries will be seeded fast to slow using submitted 1650 yard time. Entries will be divided into waves and started every 15 seconds.
Age Groups: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, etc. in five year increments, as high as necessary for both men/women. Age determined as of race day.
Awards: USMS Long Distance National Championship medals will be awarded to the top 6 finishers in each gender/age group. USMS National Championship patches will be awarded to the first place finisher in each gender/age group. Results will be posted at www.usms.org, www.lakelureolympiad.com.
Lodging/Food: Visit www.LakeLureOlympiad.com
Cancellation Policy: If on the established date of the swim, weather or disaster necessitates cancellation there will be NO REFUNDS, but if present you will receive your collectible T-Shirt.
Race Director: Rich Guthmann – firstname.lastname@example.org
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