September 15th, 2018
Angle Lake, SeaTac WA
8:30 AM Check In for all events
 
 
 

Welcome to the Last Gasp of Summer

USMS and USA Meet Information

This year Last Gasp of Summer includes the USMS One and Two Mile events, Julie Montiel Fun Swim, USA One, Two Mile and 500 meter events. This will be an exciting year for Last Gasp of Summer 2018!

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 one event, swim cap, gift and lunch. Family members are welcome to cheer on their swimmers and enjoy lunch after, donations will be accepted.

Events

USMS
Master Swimming
USA
Youth Swimming
  • 1 Mile wetsuit
  • 1 Mile non-wetsuit
  • Julie Montiel Fun Swim (1 mile)
  • 2 Mile wetsuit
  • 2 Mile non-wetsuit
  • 500 meter non-wetsuit [9 - 12 year olds]
  • 1 Mile non-wetsuit
  • 2 Mile non-wetsuit

Rules

USMS
Master Swimming
USA
Youth Swimming

Current USMS rules will govern this event. The use of neoprene wet suits or other nonporous attire is allowed. Fins, pull buoys, snorkels, mp3 players are examples of items NOT allowed under USMS rules. To view USMS complete rules for open water events please visit USMS Rules and Regulations at http://www.usms.org/rules/.

One Mile Julie Montiel Fun Swim

Fins, snorkels, masks and safety buoys are allowed. Hand paddles are NOT allowed. This swim is not an official USMS timed swim and your times will not be eligible for submission. Wetsuits are of course allowed!

Current PNS and USA Swimming rules will govern this event. Swim attire is covered in US swimming rules and regulations. Fins, pull buoys, wetsuits, snorkels, mp3 players are examples of things NOT allowed. To view USA Swimming rules for open water events please visit USA Swimmings Rules and Regulations at http://www.usaswimming.org/

Eligibility

USMS
Master Swimming
USA
Youth Swimming
  • Open to all 2018 registered Masters swimmers (USMS or FINA). The eligibility of a swimmer shall be determined by the age of the swimmer on December 31st of the year of competition, except for 18 year olds, who must be 18 on the day they swim. Competitors not registered may either register for USMS or pay the USMS one day membership of $22.00.

Swimmers must have a 500/400 free time verifiable in the SWIMS database that is faster than the times below:

  • 9 - 10 year olds: 8:00 (yards), 7:15 (meters)
  • 11 - 12 year olds: 7:00 (yards), 6:15 (meters)

To swim in the 1 or 2 mile races, swimmers must have a verifiable time in the SWIMS database for a 500/400 free that is faster than the times below:

  • 6:30 (yards), 5:45 (meters)

Eligibility:

  • Currently registered with United States Swimming and member of Pacific Northwest Swimming
  • Age Groups will be determined by age on race day

Registration

USMS
Master Swimming
USA
Youth Swimming
Registration Opens 07/15/2018
Early entries before September 1st $60.00
Entries September 1st thru September 21st $70.00
Day of Race Registration $80.00
USMS One Day Membership Fee $22.00

Registration closes 11:59 PM PST on Thursday, September 13th OR when the event is full. Maximum athletes for the event is 300.

USMS One and Two Mile

Online registration only through September 13th. Day of race paper entries only. USMS membership is available during the online registion process.

USMS offers a entry into Last Gasp of Summer, for $22.00, a Sanctioned USMS event. For $34.00 more, enjoy USMS membership for the remainder of the year. Membership includes access to pool events, clinics, coaches, open water swims and their magazine subscription. Contact PNA registrar Stephanie Hiebert at ravenlou@gmail.com for more information.

Cancellation Policy

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

Contact Wendy Neely, USA Registrar at 206-793-9391 or by email at wendy@bluewave-aquatics.com by September 13th, 2018

Blue Wave Aquatics
P. O. Box 24083
Federal Way, WA 98093

Cancellation Policy

Open water registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Download the registration form by clicking on the REGISTER TODAY button below.

Race Day Schedule

8:30 am Check-in and Registration Opens
9:30 am Mandatory Meeting for ALL swimmers
9:40 am Chip check-in and warmups
10:00 am START USA 2 Mile
10:05 am START USMS 2 Mile
10:10 am START USA 1 Mile
10:15 am START USMS 1 Mile
10:20 am START Julie Montiel Fun Swim
11:00 am START USA 500 Meters when the course has been cleared

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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