March Long Distance Swim Calendar (2 of 2)

March Long Distance Swim Calendar (2 of 2)

Post by Lynn Marsha » Wed, 23 Mar 1994 05:52:22


Lake Erie 1.5 or 2 Mile Swim.
  July 24th, 1994 (provisional).  Lake Erie, Ohio, USA.
  Contact: Maureen Koss, 19680 Puritas #251, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 44135.
  (+1) 216-362-6301 (EST).
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Altantic City 1 Mile Sea Slalom.
  July 24th, 1994 (provisional).  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: Sid Cassidy, Atlantic City Beach Patrol, Atlantic City,
  New Jersey, USA 08401.  (+1) 609-347-3947 (EST).
  In and out of the surf.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Lough Erne New 6 Mile Championship.
  [July 24th, 1993.]  Share Centre, Lough Erne, Northern Ireland.
  Senior.
  Contact: Billy Wallace, 20 Cherryvale Ave., Glengormley, N. Ireland
  BT36 7UG.

Vancouver Sea Festival 2.5km Swim.
  [July 24th, 1993.]  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  Contact: Vancouver Open Water Swim Association (+1) 604-325-5381, (PST) or
  Shane Collins, 4769 Woodgreen Dr., W. Vancouver, British Columbia
  Canada V7S 2Z9.  (+1) 604-689-0027 (w) (PST).
  Wetsuits are recommended.  Part of Vancouver Open Water Challenge Series,
  along with Sasamat Lake and Roughwater Crossing.
  Information provided by: Shane Collins.

Gunpowder Open Water 1.5 Mile and 3.5 Mile Swims.
  [Late July].  North of Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  Cost: US$30 (includes T-shirt).  Age groups.  Plaques: 3 overall,
  and 1 in each age group.  Random prize drawing (Barracuda stuff).
  Contact: Lyn Brooks, L. Brooks Productions, 701 Scarlett Drive, Towson,
  Maryland, USA 21204.  (+1) 410-825-7535 (EST).
  Swims are in a reservoir.  Charitable fund-raising event.
  1992 water temperature 78F.


Roberval 1km and 2km Swims.
  July 30th, 1994.  Roberval, Quebec, Canada.  
  Age groups including Masters.
  Contact: Langis Beaulieu (+1) 418-275-2851 (EST).
  Information provided by: Federation de Natation du Quebec (+1) 514-252-3200
  (EST), fax: (+1) 514-252-3232.

SASA Loch Lubnaig Junior 4 Miles.
  July 30th, 1994.  Loch Lubnaig, Scotland.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).
  Contact: K. McIntosh, 25 Glamis Dr., Dundee, UK DD2 1QN.  
  (+44) 382-69648 (GMT).
  Also listed as being on August 20th!

1.4 Mile Ocean City Ocean Swim.
  July 30th, 1994 (provisional).  Ocean City, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: Before June 15th: Joe Schmitt, 224 Sagamore Rd., Havertown,
  Pennsylvania, USA.  After June 15th: c/o Ocean City Beach Patrol,
  First St. and Boardwalk, Ocean City, New Jersey, USA 08226.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

|Skaha Lake 11.8km (7.38 Mile) Ultra Swim.
| July 30th, 1994.  Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.
| (British Columbia Long Distance Swimming Championships.)
| Contact: Karl Donoghue, S37, C1, RR1 Okanagan Falls, British Colombia,
| Canada V0H 1R0.  (+1) 604-497-5074, (PST) or Shane Collins,
| 4769 Woodgreen Dr., W. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V7S 2Z9.  
| (+1) 604-689-0027 (w) (PST).
| Wetsuits are recommended.
| Information provided by: Shane Collins and Beth Whittall
| (+1) 519-538-5548 (EST).

Annual Mactaquac Open Water 1500m Swim.
  July 31st, 1994.  Main Beach, Mactaquac Provincial Park, nr. Fredericton,
  New Brunswick, Canada.
  Sanction: Provincial Masters Committee of Swimming New Brunswick.
| Cost: C$15 includes T-shirt and post-race meal.
| Age groups: 20-29, 30-39, ..., 60+.  Souvenirs, awards.
  Contact: Martha Saunders, 700 Kings College Rd., Fredericton, New
  Brunswick, Canada  E3B 2G9.  Home: (+1) 506-457-2130 (AST), or

| Triangular course marked with buoys and patrolled by lifeguards
| on freshwater headpond of Mactaquac Dam on Saint John River.  
| No tides or sharks.  Water temperature 22-23C.  No wetsuits allowed.

Lac St. Jean 40km Crossing.
  July 31st, 1994.  Roberval, Quebec, Canada.  
  Contact: Langis Beaulieu (+1) 418-275-2851 (EST).
  Information provided by: Federation de Natation du Quebec (+1) 514-252-3200
  (EST), fax: (+1) 514-252-3232.

Candlewood Lake 5 and 10.5 Mile Swims.
  [July 31st, 1992.]  Candlewood Lake, Connecticut, USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.
  Contact: Natalie DeSantos (+1) 203-792-8200 (EST).

Canandaigua 1 and 2 Mile Swims.
  [July 31st, 1993.]  Canandaigua, New York, USA.
  Contact: Vern Hecker, 3452 Gehan Rd., Canandaigua, New York, USA
  14424.  (+1) 716-394-4075 (EST).
  Information provided by: Beth Whittall (+1) 519-538-5548 (EST).

Sluis Holland 3km, 8km, 16km.
  [July 1992.]  The Netherlands.

US 1.5 to 3 Mile National Championship.
  July, 1994 (provisional).  New York, USA.
  Sanction: USMS.
  Contact: Adirondack Masters, New York, USA.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Mumbles to Aberavon 7.5 Mile Swim.
  TBA, 1994.  Scotland.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).  4 hour time limit.
  Contact: John Baker, 5 Goya Place, Sandfield Estate, Aberavon, Port
  Talbot, W. Glamorgan, UK SA12 6RB.  (+44) 639-884141 ext 34 (GMT).

August:

10km Postal Championship.
  [See May.]

Madawaska Meander 2km Swim.
  [August 2nd, 1993.  (First Monday in August.)]  
  Burnstown (near Ottawa), Ontario, Canada.
  Age groups.  Cost: C$10.  Prizes and food.
  The course is a loop up to the bridge and back.  Water is calm and about 70F.
  Contact: Bob Hinchley (+1) 613-623-7017 (EST).

Georgian Bay 1km and 3km Swims.
  August 6th, 1994.  Georgian Bay, Meaford, Ontario, Canada.
  Sanction: MSO.  Age groups.
  Cost: C$15.  Prizes.
  Contact: Beth Whittall, RR#1, Meaford, Ontario, Canada N0H 1Y0.
  (+1) 519-538-5548 (EST).
  Can be wavy.  Water about 70F.  500m (or 1km?) circuit marked by a rope.
  Swimmers can only enter one event.

Annual Roughwater 1 Mile Pier Swim.
  August 6th, 1994.  Santa Cruz, California (N. California), USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  Contact: Santa Cruz Aquatic Masters, Rick Gould (+1) 408-429-3197 (PST).
  About 55F.  A swim around the pier. The seals bark at you as you 'round the
  end of the pier (they're very close).  The 5 mile swim is the following day.



USMS National 3.5 to 5 Mile Open Water Championships.
  August 6th, 1994.  Lake Minnetonka, near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Open to all Masters swimmers.
  Contact: Tom Rushfeldt, 301 Margaret Circle, Wayzata, Minnesota, USA 55391.
  fax: (+1) 612-442-5517 (CST).

  FINA Masters News, and World Aquatic News and Travel, P.O. Box 70366,
  Pasadena, California, USA 91117.

Royton Bluefins Gem of the Pennines 4, 2.66, 1.33 Miles.
  August 6th, 1994.  England.
  Sanction: BLDSA (see note below).
  Contact: Graham Marshall, 5 Tottington Ave., Austerhands(?), Oldham, UK
  OL4 4RY.  (+44) 61-652-2339 (GMT).

22 Mile International Marathon Ocean/Bay Swim.
  August 6th or 7th, 1994 (provisional).  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: International Swim Festival, 38 Gulphmill Rd., Somerspoint,
  New Jersey, USA 08244.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Atlantic City 1 or 3 Mile Ocean Swim.
  August 6th or 7th, 1994 (provisional).  Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
  Contact: International Swim Festival, 38 Gulphmill Rd., Somerspoint,
  New Jersey, USA 08244.
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST).

Golden Star 500km Relay of the River Volga.
  August 6-13th, 1994.  Volgograd to Astahan, Russia.
  Contact: Vladimir Demenjev, St. Zegelja 15, App. 50, 398-050 Liptesk, Russia.
  fax: (+7) 742-771-400 (GMT+~2).
  Information provided by: FINA Masters News.

ETS Swim Series 750m Kawartha Lakes Swim.
  August 7th, 1994.  Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada.
  Age groups (10 year?).  Awards for series winners.
  Contact: TBM Sports (+1) 613-737-3448 (EST).
  This is actually the first leg of a triathlon.  You can do just the swim
  or the whole triathlon.  All competitors are eligible for the swim awards.

Pier to Pier 5 Mile Swim.
  August 7th, 1994.  Santa Cruz to Capitola, California (N. California), USA.
  Cost: approx. US$25 (+US$10 for T-shirt).
  Sanction: USMS.  Age groups.  Prizes, medals.
  Contact: Santa Cruz Aquatic Masters, Joel Wilson (+1) 408-425-5762 (PST).
  About 55F.  Cancelled in 1991 due to Great White Sharks!
  You need to supply your own paddler.
  The 1 mile swim is the previous day.




USMS 1 Mile National Championships.
  August 7th, 1994 (provisional).  USA.
  Open for bidders!
  Information provided by: Barney Hungerford (+1) 215-640-4948 (EST), and
  World Aquatic News and Travel, P.O. Box 70366, Pasadena, California,
  USA 91117.

Lough Erne Irish 17km Championships, Carrybridge to Enniskillen.
  [August 7th, 1993.]  Carrybridge, Northern Ireland.
  Contact: Billy Wallace, 20 Cherryvale Ave.,
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March Long Distance Swim Calendar (2 of 2)

Post by Tim Cesped » Wed, 23 Mar 1994 10:06:32


[...]

Quote:
>Golden Star 500km Relay of the River Volga.

             ^^^^^!

Quote:
>  August 6-13th, 1994.  Volgograd to Astahan, Russia.
>  Contact: Vladimir Demenjev, St. Zegelja 15, App. 50, 398-050 Liptesk, Russia.
>  fax: (+7) 742-771-400 (GMT+~2).
>  Information provided by: FINA Masters News.

[...]

500km!?  Ouch!  How do you train for this one?

Tim

 
 
 

March Long Distance Swim Calendar (2 of 2)

Post by Lynn Marsha » Wed, 23 Mar 1994 23:14:19


|>
|> [...]
|> >Golden Star 500km Relay of the River Volga.
|>                   ^^^^^!
|>
|> >  August 6-13th, 1994.  Volgograd to Astahan, Russia.
|>
|> 500km!?  Ouch!  How do you train for this one?
|>
|>
|> Tim
Well, Tim, they do give you 8 days to do it (62.5km / day)!
Seriously, though, it is a relay.  However, the information doesn't
say how many team members you are allowed!  
Better start training now!!
Lynn

 
 
 

March Long Distance Swim Calendar (2 of 2)

Post by James G. Ack » Thu, 24 Mar 1994 00:02:19


:
: [...]
: >Golden Star 500km Relay of the River Volga.
:            ^^^^^!
:
: >  August 6-13th, 1994.  Volgograd to Astahan, Russia.
: >  Contact: Vladimir Demenjev, St. Zegelja 15, App. 50, 398-050 Liptesk, Russia.
: >  fax: (+7) 742-771-400 (GMT+~2).
: >  Information provided by: FINA Masters News.

: 500km!?  Ouch!  How do you train for this one?

        I think the key is getting 1000 swimmers to swim 1/2 km each.
It's a relay :-)

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