John Shrum Memorial Cable Swim

OW Entries are Open!

April 24th, 2014

Race information and entry forms for two Virginia open water swims, at Chris Greene Lake and at Lake Moomaw, are now on the website!

Chris Greene Lake Swim Gets Some Love

April 7th, 2014

As we transition to open water season, it is nice to see one of our staple OW events, the Chris Green Lake Cable Swim, get some recognition!

SWIMMER Magazine Open Water Issue

March 8th, 2014

Spring is just around the corner, and that means people are starting to think about open water swimming again! The Mar-Apr issue of SWIMMER Magazine is the annual issue devoted to the discipline of OW swimming.

2013 Chris Greene Lake Cable Swim Results

July 14th, 2013

Bradley Phillips set a course record to win the Chris Greene Lake 2-Mile Cable Swim, eclipsing a standard that had stood for 25 years.

CGL Psych Sheets and Info

July 10th, 2013

Psych sheets for the Chris Greene cable swims have been posted!

The annual John Shrum Memorial cable swim at Chris Greene Lake is one of the longest-running open water events in the country. Masters swimmers of all ages, backgrounds, and corners of the globe have been flocking to Charlottesville, VA, to compete in the 2-mile race every summer since 1977. Beginning in 1980, Chris Greene Lake has also been a frequent site for USMS Open Water National Championships.