Please remember that tonight is the night we change the clocks. Before you go to sleep tonight make sure your alarm clock is set back one hour especially if you are going to the Farmington Valley Meet tomorrow morning. Deck entried will be accepted until 7:30 and warm us starts at 7:00, the meet starts at 8:00. I hope to see many of you there.
The results for Quassy’s Swim Festival have been added. It is great to see so many participants. 32 brave souls did all three races for a combination of 5 miles of swimming. Congradulations to those people. There have been several meets added around NY and New England that sound enjoyable. Please remember that Connecticut’s Farmington Valley Y Fall Master’s Meet will be 11/4.
Hello- 5 CONN Masters participated in the John Daly One Mile Swim with excellent results. Ann Louise Onton came in first in her age group and was the second to oldest woman to complete the race. Chet Morgan and Richard Bolton got third place in their age groups while Mark Schoenherr got fourth and Cristobal DeAldecoa got seventh for theirs. Thank you for representing CONN Masters so well in a Metropolitan LMSC swim meet.
Farmington Valley Y, who hosted a successful spring meet this year, is going to host a fall meet also. Registration can be found at Farmington Valley Y Fall 2012 Master’s Meet or by going to Meet Results. The host team is advising that the schedule is subject to change. If there are a lot of entries for the 500 free, they may move it to the end of the meet. Please plan your events accordingly and hope to see you there.
Wilton Summer Sizzler Results 2012 are in and can be found by clicking on the link or by going to Meet Results. 51 swimmers and 6 relay teams competed in the event. There were swimmers representing teams from all over the Northeast and there was a good mix of competetive levels. The weather was beautiful and the water felt great. Overall it was an excellent meet.
Results have been added for many of the summer meets and open water swims at Meet Results. We had two swimmers go to the New England Long Course Championships. Arthur Gunzl swam the 100 Free and the 100 Back for got first place, and the 50 Free for second place. Peter Berghaus swam the 100 Breast, 200 IM, 100 Back, and 200 Breast for first place and the 200 Back for second place. Great job Arthur and Peter.
We are getting into a great summer season as more events are being advertised on CTLMSC.org. There is still time to enter the only long course competition in Connecticut: The Wilton Summer Sizzler (can we call it the Connecticut Long Course Championships?). Relays will be run in the 200, 400 and 800 distances and it would be great to see CONN Masters set some records at this meet. Click here: Register for the link to the online registration. Two open water swims on Long Island have been added. Also keep the date open for Wilton’s SCM meet on November 11th. This is a great time to try to set some records for CONN Masters.
Registration for the CT Open Water Championships in honor of Dave Parcells can now be done at Active.com. This meet was formally held at the Madison Surf Club in Madison and has a long history of being a quality, competitive open water event. The meet is in honor of Dave Parcells, an avid open water swimmer and volunteer whose accomplishments include a double crossing of the English Channel. He was the meet director for the Open Water Championships from 2001-2006 before passing away in 2007. This meet includes both USA Swimmers (age groupers) and Masters swimmers.
Registration is available for the Wilton Summer Sizzler Meet. Click 2012WiltonSizzler_Final for a papercopy that you can mail in. Wilton is also accepting online applications at Wilton Summer Sizzler 2012 or go to the Meet Results page. The Wahoos will be hosting a BBQ after the meet at 1:00 pm that is free to participants and $5 per guest or $10 per family. All participants must be USMS registered so if you have not become a member yet, just go to the Register page and sign up first.
USMS just released that 4 LMSC”s have already surpassed last year’s membership: Nebraska, South Dakota, North Carolina, and Connecticut!!! Congratulations to us and thanks to all the volunteers that make CONN Masters work.