Are You Up For The Challenge?

Swimmers numbering in the hundreds will gather on the shores of Angle Lake on Saturday, September 20, 2014 eager to participate in a 1 and 2 mile open water competition swim! Have you got what it takes to be part of the contest?

Swimmers Gather For A Briefing Before The Race

The Last Gasp of Summer is the annual US Master Swimmers competition hosted by Blue Wave Aquatics and Valley AquaticsSwim Team and held on the East-West Leg of Angle Lake. Now in its 4th year, the organized swim is the last open water event of the season for youth and master swimmers to compete.

USMS Master Swimming
USA Youth Swimming
§  1 Mile wetsuit
§  500 Meter non-wetsuit [9-12 yrs]
§  1 Mile non-wetsuit
§  1 Mile non-wetsuit
§  2 Mile wetsuit
§  2 Mile non-wetsuit
§  2 Mile non-wetsuit

Day of Race registration is $80 and requires a One Day USMS registration fee of an additional $20. Entry includes one event, swim cap, participation gift and hosted lunch. Maximum number of athletes participating for the Last Gasp of Summer is 300. Family members are welcome to cheer on their swimmers and enjoy lunch after, donations will be accepted.

Early Registration includes everything listed above but also includes a long sleeve performance shirt included in the entry fee! Early registration closes at 11:59 PM PST on September 18th.

Saturday, September 20th
8:30 – 9:30 AM
Pre-race check-in for both races
8:45 AM
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

Visit the Last Gasp of Summer Website for more race event information.

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