400 Fastest Pull For Sebastopol 2024

Sebastopol Masters Aquatic Club

Thursday, August 1 - Saturday, August 31, 2024

USMS Sanction : 384-S012

Sebastopol Masters Aquatic Club

Postal Swim Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Thu, Aug 1, 2024
12:00 AM
Sat, Sep 14, 2024
11:59 PM

Hosted by: Sebastopol Masters Aquatic Club

Why the 400 Fastest Pull For Sebastopol?

Sebastopol Masters hosts the 7th Annual 400 Pull For Time virtual event! Top 3 fastest times overall in each category (no hand paddles/paddles) will be awarded a custom medal to commemorate their achievement. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each category in each age group (18-24, 25-29, 30-34 etc.) will receive a special event ribbon. 


  1. In water start, no diving allowed.
  2. Must use a pull buoy of your choice.
  3. No kicking allowed.
  4. No dolphin kicks off the walls.
  5. Flip turns are allowed.
  6. If you lose the buoy at any point, you must reattach it.
  7. This event is scored with short course yards times, but the 400 pull can be swum in any length pool. Please refer to this website for instructions on converting your 400 LCM or 400 SCM time to SCY correctly. https://swimswam.com/swimming-times-conversion-tool/
  8. 400 pull must be swum on or between August 1, 2024--August 31, 2024. All results must submitted by September 14, 2024. 
  9. All mailed entries must be postmarked by September 7, 2024 and received by September 14, 2024.
  10. Swimmers may enter times for both 400 pull categories.
  11. You may swim each category as many times as you want for faster times, but only one entry, with times for one or both categories, will be accepted per swimmer. Please do not register until you have pulled one or both categories you intend to enter.
  12. Cost - $10 for one category, $15 for both categories. PRICE INCREASES TO $15 FOR ONE CATEGORY AND $20 FOR TWO CATEGORIES ON 9/1/24
  13. Category 1: No hand paddles. Category 2: Hand paddles.
  14. You may time yourself or have someone record your time. For self-timing, a pace clock, stopwatch or smartwatch must be used. If you use a pace clock add ".99" to your documented time. For times submitted with no tenths or hundreths, .99 seconds shall be added to the time submitted. Event director reserves the right to remove any incorrect results. We are using the honor system. Pull fast, pull fair.
  15. No more than 2 swimmers splitting the lane allowed (no circle swimming).
  16. Drafting, the use of wearing fins and/or a snorkel are not permitted.
  17. Age groups: In open water and postal swims, the eligibility of a swimmer shall be determined by the age of the swimmer on December 31 of the year of competition, except for 18-year-olds, who must be 18 on the day that they swim.
Contact Donita Flecker

Previous years' results can be found by clicking here

Meet Course: 25 Yards

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "SMAC 400 PULL FOR TIME."

Online Registration will open on 8/1/2024.