Chris Greene Lake Swim

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Meet Recap: John Shrum Memorial Cable Swims

On Saturday, June 1, almost 100 swimmers gathered at Chris Greene Lake in Charlottesville, VA, to compete in the annual 1-mile and 2-mile cable swim races.

Chris Greene Cable Swims Cancelled

Heavy rains over the past few weeks have flooded Chris Greene Lake. For safety reasons, the lake will be closed on Saturday and the John Shrum Memorial Cable Swims are canceled this year.

2018 John Shrum Memorial Cable Swim

The John Shrum Memorial Cable Swim, held every year in Chris Greene Lake, is being held June 2 this year. Don’t forget to sign up!

A Birds-Eye View of Chris Greene Lake

Race director Kate Stephenson has provided very cool drone footage of the John Shrum cable swim, courtesy of volunteer Brendan Kelly. She also has submitted a belated recap of the races, whose results are available online. (more…)

John Shrum Cable Swims: 2017 Race Information

The psych sheets are up for the 2017 John Shrum Memorial 1- and 2-mile cable swims! Check the online race information for additional information. (more…)

John Shrum Memorial Cable Swim Recap

Three national records fall at the John Shrum Memorial Cable Swim at Chris Greene Lake.

John Shrum Cable Swims: 2016 Race Information

The psych sheets are up for the 2016 John Shrum Memorial 1- and 2-mile cable swims! Check the online race information for additional information.

Summer Open Water Opportunities

The weather is warming up, and that means open water swimming! We have a full slate of nearby events for you to scratch that OW swimming itch. Go to our Upcoming Events page and type “OW” in the search box to see all the options.

John Shrum Memorial 2015 Race Information

Psych sheets and heat sheets are up for the 1- and 2-mile cable swims!

Open Water Events in Virginia

Entries are open for races at Chris Greene Lake (race day is July 11) and Lake Moomaw (Aug 1).

Chris Green Cable Swim Results

On a gorgeous day for open water swimming, 140 athletes gathered on July 12 to participate in one or more cable swims at Chris Greene Lake in Charlottesville, VA. The complete (unofficial) results have been uploaded to the website.

Chris Greene Cable Swims: Race Information

The psych sheets are up for the CGL 1- and 2-mile cable swims! Check back here for any additional information from meet director Dave Holland.