September 23rd, 2017
Angle Lake, SeaTac WA
7:30 AM Check In for the USMS Sprint Distance
Open Water Championship, One Mile
9:00 AM Check In for all other events
 
 
 

Welcome to the 2017 USMS Sprint Distance Open Water Championship, 1 Mile

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Sprint Distance Meet Information

This year Last Gasp of Summer includes the USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship One Mile along with USMS One and Two Mile events, One Mile Julie Montiel Fun Swim, USA One, Two Mile and 500 meter events. This will be an exciting year for Last Gasp of Summer 2017!

The last open water swim of the Season... for youth and masters swimmers. The lake temperature averages in the high 60's in mid-September.

Entry includes the USMS Sprint Distance Open Water Championship and one other USMS event, a swim cap, gift and lunch. Family members are welcome to cheer on their swimmers and enjoy lunch after, donations will be accepted.

Events

Athletes registering for the Sprint Distance swim may swim one other event for no additional charge. Please register for both events at the same time. If you decide to enter a second race later registration fees will apply.
  • USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship, One Mile
  • 1 Mile wetsuit
  • 1 Mile non-wetsuit
  • 1 Mile Julie Montiel Fun Swim
  • 2 Mile wetsuit
  • 2 Mile non-wetsuit

Rules

Sprint Distance

Current USMS rules will govern this event. The use of wetsuits, fins, pull buoys, snorkels, mp3 players are not allowed. To view USMS complete rules for open water events please visit USMS Rules and Regulations at http://www.usms.org/rules/

TIME LIMIT: A time limit of 50 minutes is in place for this event, all swimmers who have not completed the mile will be pulled.

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Eligibility

Sprint Distance
  • Open to all registered Master swimmers (USMS and FINA).
  • The eligibility of a swimmer shall be determined by the age of the swimmer on Dec 31st of the year of competition, except for 18 year olds, who must be 18 on the day that they swim.
  • Competitors not registered, for USMS, may register during the online registration process. USMS registration is required to swim the Sprint Distance, no USMS one day memberships allowed.

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Registration

Sprint Distance
Registration Opens 06/29/2017
Early entries before September 1st $60.00
Entries September 1st thru September 21st $70.00
If you swim the USMS Sprint Distance you may swim one of the other events for no additional fee. Please register for both events at the same time. If you decide to enter a second race later registration fees will apply.

Last Gasp of Summer Apparel and Merchandise is available to purchase during registration. See examples on the merchandise page.

Registration closes 11:59 PM PST on Thursday, September 21st OR when the event is full. Maximum athletes for the USMS Open Water Champion Swim is 300. Maximum athletes for the other events is 300.

Sprint Distance

Online registration only, no paper entries. USMS membership is available during the online registration process. No day of race entries, no USMS one day membership allowed.

Cancellation Policy

Online open water registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Race Day Schedule

Sprint Distance
7:30 am Check-in opens
8:30 am Mandatory Meeting all swimmers
8:45 am Chip check-in and warmups
9:00 AM START OW Championship

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Safety Meeting Information

Location

Angle Lake Park
19408 International Blvd
SeaTac, WA 98148

Angle Lake is an L shaped community lake in the heart of SeaTac, about 1 mile south of SeaTac Airport. The park has a large beach and picnic area. Restrooms and chaning areas are available.


DIRECTIONS: From I-5: Take the South 188th St exit (#152); drive west 1 mile; turn left onto International Blvd (aka Pacific Highway South); drive south .5 miles; turn left on South 195th St into the park. Parking is limited at Angle Lake Park. Free parking available at Angle Lake Light Rail Station (19955 28th Ave South, SeaTac). It is a 10 minute walk to Angle Lake Park.



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