John Shrum Memorial Cable Swim

John Shrum Memorial 2015 Race Information

July 9th, 2015

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

Open Water Events in Virginia

May 29th, 2015

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

Chris Green Cable Swim Results

July 13th, 2014

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

July 9th, 2014

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.

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!

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.