Betsy Owens & Terry Laughlin Memorial Swims
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Mirror Lake, Lake Placid, NY
This year we are hosting the 2020 USMS National Championship 2-Mile Cable Swim. There will not be a 1-mile swim this year.
Sponsored by: Green Leaf Racing, Adirondack LMSC & North Elba Park District
Sanctioned by: Adirondack LMSC for United States Masters Swimming
- Terry’s 2-mile cable swim, Heat 1 starts at 9:30 am; swimmers must check in by 9:15 am; mandatory pre-race meeting at 9:15 am
- Terry’s 2-mile cable swim, Heat 2 starts at 10:30; swimmers must check in by 10:15 am; mandatory pre-race meeting at 10:15 am
- Betsy Owens 1-mile cable swim will not take place in 2020.
Course: The course is a 1⁄4 mile-long underwater cable marked with buoys. The 1-mile swim is two laps around the cable, while the 2-mile swim is four laps around the cable. Both events will be contested in the same direction, which will be decided by a coin toss during Friday afternoon course set-up. Both the start and finish are in-water. Times for both events are eligible for USMS long-distance national records.
For more information contact:
Matt McMorris, Event Director | email@example.com | 518-727-1586
Anna Payne, Office Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org | 518-677-2768