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2017 Open Water / Long Distance

If an open water swim is not USMS-sanctioned, USMS insurance will NOT apply. Those events are noted below. Check with the event organizer about insurance coverage for non-sanctioned events.


Jan. 15: Tampa Bay Frogman Swim (5K). Tampa FL. Entry is closed (maximum number of swimmers reached). USMS sanctioned: NO


Jan. 22: Swim Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Ft. Lauderdale FL. USMS sanctioned: NO


Apr. 22: USMS 6-9 MIle OW Nationals/Swim Around Lido Key (7 mi). Sarasota FL. Registration opens Tuesday, November 1, 2016. USMS sanctioned: YES


May 6: Hurricane Man (2.4 mi, 1K). St. Petersburg Beach FL. USMS sanctioned: YES


May 7: Swim Miami. Miami FL. USMS sanctioned: NO


June 3: USMS 9+ MIle OW National (10 mi). Chattanooga TN. USMS sanctioned: YES


June 4: USMS 1-3 MIle OW National (2.4 mi). Chattanooga TN. USMS sanctioned: YES


Aug. 28: Swim Miami Beach. Miami Beach FL. USMS sanctioned: NO


Oct. 15: Tropical Splash (1K, 2.5K, 5K). Sarasota (Siesta Key) FL. Information & entry.  Entry deadline: online entry closes Sunday, October 8 USMS sanctioned: Pending
 
2017 USMS Open Water/Postal Championships

Results, forms & entry information


Jan. 1-Feb. 28: One-hour ePostal
May 15-Sept. 15: 5K/10K ePostals
Apr. 22: 6-9 Mile OW Nationals. Sarasota FL
June 3: 9+ OW Nationals (10 mi). Chattanooga TN
June 4: 1-3 Mile OW Nationals (2.4 mi). Chattanooga TN
June 24: 2-mile Cable OW Nationals. Foster Lake, OR
July 30: 3-6 Mile OW Nationals (5k). Elk Lake, OR
Sept. 15-Nov. 15: 3000/6000 yd ePostals
Sept. 23: 1-Mile OW Nationals. Angle Lake, WA

 

 

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