September 21st, 2013
Angle Lake, SeaTac WA
8:30 AM Check In Time
 
 
 

Meet Information

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.

Meet Information

Events

USMS
Master Swimming
USA
Youth Swimming
  • 1 Mile wetsuit
  • 1 Mile non-wetsuit
  • 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/. 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
  • 18 years of age or older, as of September 21st, 2013 AND
  • Currently registered with USMS, Canadian, or Foreign Masters. Additional $20.00 'One Event USMS Registration' fee is available

Non-PNA USMS registered swimmers must submit a copy of their current year registration card to the race registrar.

USMS One-Event Fee

USMS offers a entry into Last Gasp of Summer, for $20.00, a Sanctioned USMS event. For $26.00 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 Arni Litt at PNAregistrar@usms.org for more information.

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 June 1st
Early entries before Sept 1st $50.00
Entries Sept 1st thru 19th $60.00
Day of Race Registration $70.00
One Day USMS Registration $20.00

Registration closes 11:59 PM PST on September 19th OR when the event is full. Maximum athletes for the Last Gasp of Summer is 300.

Cancellation Policy

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

Complete the PNS Registration form (below) and mail it with payment to the address below by September ___, 2013

Fee:

Valley Aquatics
27435 Maple Ridge Way SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Cancellation Policy

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

Race Day Schedule

8:30 - 9:30 AM Pre-race check-in for both races
8:45 AM Officials Briefing
Officials / Kayaks / Lifeguards
9:30 AM Mandatory Meeting for ALL swimmers
10:00 AM Start of 2 Mile Race
10:15 AM Start of 1 Mile Race
10:45 AM Start of 500 Meter Race (USA Swimming)
12:00 NOON Awards / Picnic Lunch

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. Plenty of free parking.



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