The Miracle Mile is a postal pool mile swim that helps find a cure for lung cancer.
50% of all proceeds will be donated to the Go2 Foundation for Lung Cancer. There is no set fee. You decide what you want to pay. TAM has donated $14,000 to Go2 Foundation (previously BJA) over the past seven years. You can dedicate your swim to a loved one. For all donations of $100 or more, the swimmer will receive a Special Edition cap.
Jon Steiner Jon Steiner was a long-time member of Tamalpais Aquatic Masters and active with local and national Masters Swimming committees. Jon lost his battle with lung cancer in 2006. He originated the TAM 1650 “Don’t Waste Your Base” swim in 1996 with just a few participants. Today the event, renamed the Miracle Mile, attracts close to 200 swimmers a year.
Hosted by: Tamalpais Masters Swimming
Date: Anytime between January 1, 2021 and February 28, 2021. Swim the mile anytime between January 1st and February 28th, 2021, swim 1650 yards or 1500 meters in a 25 yard, 25 or 50 meter pool. Submit your entry and 50% of all proceeds will be donated to the Go2 Foundation for Lung Cancer.
Entries Deadline: Saturday, March 14, 2021
Entry Fee: Only a simple $5 admin fee paid by credit card to "ClubAssistant.com Events".
Merchandise: We are selling a GoPocket, a handy stick-on pocket, and a swim cap. For all donations of $100 or more, the swimmer will receive a Special Edition cap. All items and donations are paid by credit card to "ClubAssistant.com Events".
What You'll Need: A pool at least 25 yards in length and someone to time you.
Distance: 1650 yards or 1500 meters
Age Divisions: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34... 100+, male and female
Eligibility: All swimmers registered with USMS for 2021 are eligible to participate.
Mass Team Entries: In order to make entering easier for teams with many participants, an excel spreadsheet can be provided that indicates the information required and that is prepopulated for swimmers on the team who have participated in past Postal 1650 swims. Contact Lynn Sondag: email@example.com for a spreadsheet for your team.
Rules: All USMS and Pacific Masters rules apply. A split sheet with 50 yard/meter splits must be signed by at least one timer. Times not entered to the 1/100 will be rounded up. Drafting/circle swimming not permitted. Meters times may be converted to yards times by diving by 1.02.