September 23rd, 2017
Angle Lake, SeaTac WA
7:30 AM Check In for the USMS Sprint Distance
Open Water Championship, One Mile
9:00 AM Check In for all other events
 
 
 

Welcome to the Last Gasp of Summer

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USMS and USA Meet Information

This year Last Gasp of Summer includes the USMS Sprint Distance Open Water Championship One Mile along with USMS One and Two Mile events, One Mile Julie Montiel Fun Swim, USA One, Two Mile and 500 meter events. This will be an exciting year for Last Gasp of Summer 2017!

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.

Events

USMS
Master Swimming
USA
Youth Swimming
  • USMS Sprint Distance Open Water Championship, One Mile
  • 1 Mile wetsuit
  • 1 Mile non-wetsuit
  • 1 Mile Julie Montiel Fun Swim
  • 2 Mile wetsuit
  • 2 Mile non-wetsuit

Athletes registering for the Sprint Distance swim may swim one other event for no additional charge.

  • 500 meter non-wetsuit [9 - 12 year olds]
  • 1 Mile non-wetsuit
  • 2 Mile non-wetsuit

Rules

USMS
Master Swimming
USA
Youth Swimming

USMS One Mile and Two Mile

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/.

One Mile Julie Montiel Fun Swim

Fins, snorkels, masks and safety buoys are allowed. Hand paddles are NOT allowed. This swim is not an official USMS timed swim and your times will not be eligible for submission. Wetsuits are of course allowed!

Switch to the Sprint Distance Page.

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

USMS One and Two Mile Events

  • Open to all 2017 registered Masters swimmers (USMS or FINA). Competitors not registered, for USMS, may register during the online registration process or pay the USMS One Day Membership fee discussed below.
  • The eligibility of a swimmer shall be determined by the age of the swimmer on Dec 31st of the year of competition, except for 18 year olds, who must be 18 on the day that they swim.

Switch to the Sprint Distance Page.

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 06/29/2017
Early entries before September 1st $60.00
Entries September 1st thru September 21st $70.00
Day of Race Registration $80.00
USMS One Day Membership Fee $10.00

Registration closes 11:59 PM PST on Thursday, September 21st OR when the event is full. Maximum athletes for the USMS Open Water Champion Swim is 300. Maximum athletes for the other events is 300.

USMS One and Two Mile

Online registration only through September 21st. Day of race paper entries only. USMS membership is available during the online registion process.

USMS offers a entry into Last Gasp of Summer, for $10.00, a Sanctioned USMS event. For $44.00 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 Stephanie Hiebert at ravenlou@gmail.com for more information.

Cancellation Policy

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

USMS Registration Opens 06/29/2017

Contact Wendy Neely, USA Registrar at 206-793-9391 or by email at wendy@bluewave-aquatics.com by September 15th, 2016

Blue Wave Aquatics
P. O. Box 24083
Federal Way, WA 98093

Cancellation Policy

Open water registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Last Gasp of Summer Apparel and Merchandise is available to purchase during registration. See examples on the merchandise page. Please note: Preorders for merchandise ends September 1st. Order early to ensure we have your size, we will have limited merchandise for sale at the event.

USA Swimmers - we will be providing a link to purchase items within the next couple weeks.

Race Day Schedule

9:00 am Check-in and Registration Opens
10:15 am Mandatory Meeting for ALL swimmers
10:40 am Chip check-in and warmups
11:00 am START USA 2 Mile
11:05 am START USMS 2 Mile
11:10 am START USA 1 Mile
11:15 am START USMS 1 Mile
11:20 am START USMS 1 Mile Fun Swim
START USA 500 Meters when the course has been cleared

Switch to the Sprint Distance Page.

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. Parking is limited at Angle Lake Park. Free parking available at Angle Lake Light Rail Station (19955 28th Ave South, SeaTac). It is a 10 minute walk to Angle Lake Park.



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