Saturday, May 17, 2014
USMS Sanction: 334-W003
Mission Viejo Meets
Open Water Registration
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|Hosted by Mission Viejo Nadadores Masters
Sanctioned by Southern Pacific Masters Swimming LMSC. for USMS, Inc. Sanction #334-W003
Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 Start Time: 8:00 am (Sharp) Location: Salt Creek Beach, 33333 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629 (Parking is $1.00 an hour)
Finish Time: 9:30 am Race Distance: 2.4 miles
STARTS/FINISH The event will start on the beach approximately 20 feet from the water’s edge. The finish will be on the beach marked with flags.
RACE DAY TIMELINE
7:00am Check-in opens on beach
7:40am Mandatory Safety Meeting
8:00am 2.4 mile first wave start
8:05am 2.4 mile all proceeding wave start (fast to slow)
Course 2.4 mile (1.2 mile X 2 loop) course marked with colored buoys. Swimmers will swim in a clockwise direction. The event will start on the beach approximately 20 feet from the water’s edge and finish on the beach marked with flags through the chute at the computer-timing chip pad.
Eligibility: All swimmers must be registered with USMS for 2014 or foreign equivalents. You must submit a copy of your 2014 USMS card or foreign equivalent with mail in entries, and bring a copy of your current registration to day of registration with online entries. Wetsuits are allowed and will be are scored separately and will not be eligible for awards.
Rules: USMS open water rules will govern. Current SPMS Open Water procedures will be enforced and take precedence over any errors or omissions on this entry form. ALL ENTRANTS MUST BE 18 AND OVER AND MEMBERS OF UNITED STATES MASTERS SWIMMING. One day USMS membership for a $15 fee plus the race fee will be available.
Conditions: Since the safety of swimmers is of prime concern, the swimming event may be delayed or canceled due to bad weather. The Event Director and OC Lifeguards will make this decision. There will be no refund.
Awards: Ribbons will be awarded to the top 3 men & women in each age group. Age groups are: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, and 90. Awards will be presented within 30 minutes of the last swimmer finishing. Results will be posted at www.nadadoresroughwaterswim.org and USMS.org.
T-SHIRTS are for sale during online entry. T-shirt sales will close at 6pm May 8. Price $20. Sizes S-XL. Image on shirt is same as logo shown here at right.
Safety – Our Primary Concern: For safety reasons, participants should be adequately trained for competition. Previous experience is required and should be able to swim a pool mile under 30 minutes. Swimmers not completing the race course in the required time of 2 hours will be removed from the course.
Water Temperature: 62 to 67 degrees F.
For more information please contact Mark Moore via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 949-233-6521. Visit our Facebook Group at Nadadores Rough Water Swim. More event information and online registration available at www.nadadoresroughwaterswim.org
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