There is still plenty of time to do the Check-off Challenge! This is a non-competition postal event: you have to complete each of the 18 pool events (any course: meters or yards, short-course or long-course) and one open water swim.
The psych sheets for the Chris Greene Lake 2011 cable swims have been posted.
The July 4 deadline to enter one of the Chris Greene Lake cable swims is rapidly approaching! Don’t delay, enter now.
The Jack King 1-mile Ocean swim is this weekend in Virginia Beach on Sunday, June 26. Race-day registration is available, but the fee jumps to $50 after June 24. Don’t wait, register online (preferred) or by mail!
Two one-day LCM meets have recently been added to the Upcoming Events calendar: the Eastern North Carolina Long Course Splash (June 25 in Goldsboro, NC) and the DCRP 30th Annual Long Course Meet (July 17 in Washington, DC).
The Upcoming Events Page has recently been updated with two new open water events, and updated information for two other events. One new event is the Potomac River Sharkfest but you better hurry: the pre-registration deadline is May 19 at 11:59pm (race-day registration also available).
Information has been posted for the Terrapin Masters 2011 Last Chance Distance Meet, to be held at the University of Maryland on Sunday, May 15.
Indy SwimFit is hosting the 2011 USMS 5K and 10K Postal National Championship. This must be done in a 50m pool between May 15 and Sept 15. Online and paper entries are due Sept 25 for individuals, while relay entries are due by Oct 5.
Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen, who has broken over 200 world records and is a four-time World Masters Swimmer of the Year, is hosting two sessions of the Aquatic Edge Faster Freestyle Clinic in Virginia Beach on June 11 and 12.