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Terry Laughlin's 2-Mile Memorial Cable Swim

2020 Event Cancelled

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.

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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.

Download the full event description here.

For more information contact:

Matt McMorris, Event Director | | 518-727-1586

Anna Payne, Office Manager | | 518-677-2768

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