USMS Sanction : 123-W002
|Swimmer Registration||Wed, Mar 27, 2013 12:00 AM||Fri, Jun 21, 2013 11:59 PM|
Sunday, June 23, 2013 10:00 AM
Virginia Beach, VA
Hosted By VMST
Sanctioned by the Local Masters Swim Committee for Virginia (LMSC for VA) for USMS, Inc.
Sanctioning No. 123-W002
ONLINE ENTRY IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.
PLEASE CONTACT RACE DIRECTOR FOR A RACE APPLICATION
IF YOU CANNOT REGISTER ONLINE.
ONLINE Entry Fee: $30 by June 7th, 2013. $35 after June 7th to June 21st, 2013. Online entry closes Friday, June 21st at Midnight. $50 RACE DAY. T-shirts are guaranteed to swimmers who register by June 7th, 2013. No Refunds. Image of T-Shirt below:
Eligibility: Minimum age to participate is 18 as of June 23rd, 2013. All swimmers must be registered with USMS. Online registration for USMS is available on the web at www.usms.org.
NOTE: USMS registration is also available with online entry to the race (annual USMS registration or one event passes)
Age Groups/Awards: Awards will be presented to the 1st – 6th place swimmers in each age group. Standard Masters age groups will be used (18-24, 25-29, 30-34 and so on in 5 year increments).
NOTE: Wet suits are allowed. However, no official time will be given and not eligible for awards.
Course: The start is in the water at 24th Street, swimming north parallel to the beach/boardwalk. The finish is on the beach at 38th Street. Buoys mark the start and finish. You must swim around the finish buoy before exiting the water. Swim cutoff time is 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Directions: From I-64 take Route I-264 East. When the expressway ends, you are on 21st Street. Take 21st Street to Atlantic Avenue. Turn left on Atlantic Avenue and follow to 24th Street.
Parking: Municipal lots are located at 19th and 25th Streets. Metered spots are located along Atlantic and Pacific Avenues as well as sides streets.
Inclement Weather: No rain date, No refunds due to weather.
General Race Information:
Virginia Open Water Series
Open your heart to some exciting open water events this summer!! The Virginia Masters Swim Team is proud to announce a new open water series in 2013, with an exciting event each month in three great destinations within the Old Dominion:
June 23: Jack King 1-mile ocean swim, Va. Beach
July 13: Chris Greene Lake 1- and 2-mile cable swims, Charlottesville
August 3: Lake Moomaw 1-mile swim, north of Covington
Each swimmer who participates in all three events will receive a "Virginia Open Water Series" gift and recognition at the awards ceremony in Lake Moomaw on August 3.
Please note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "ClubAssistant.com Events."