Swimmin' in Moonshine Open Water Swim

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Swimmin' in Moonshine Open Water Swim is a 3-race event in Missouri that consists of 500-yard, 1-mile and 2-mile races and is one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims.


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[edit] Location

City Moonshine Beach, Table Rock Dam, Branson

State/County/Province Missouri

Country USA

Region Americas

[edit] Contact

Name Kellie Herman, James River Basin Partnership, Springfield, Missouri

Email [1]

[edit] Event Information

Month: August

Event Date: 27 August 2011

Website: http://www.swimmininmoonshine.com or http://www.jamesriverbasin.com/events/view/6

Note: also serves as the Middle Atlantic Open Water Championship

[edit] Registration

US$35 on/before August 7th. Late Registration is US$40.00 after August 7th. Collegiate Swimmers: $20.00

Swimmers will receive after registering at GetMeRegistered.com: • Free long distance training plan located at GetMeRegistered.com • Ultramax AMB Chip timing and scoring • Results displayed immediately on website • Lunch • 1st place awards • Attendance gift TBA

[edit] Age Groups

• Collegiate- all college swim team members • Teen- 13-17 • Non Collegiate- 18-29 • 30-39 • 40-49 • 50-59 • 60- +

[edit] Course

One long continues triangle duplicating the IRONMAN Branson course! A kayak will lead the race around the course like a little pipe piper.

• 500-yard racers will swim clockwise to circle their specially marked buoys and return to the shore via the course return toward the finish line. • 1-mile racers will swim clockwise around course once. • 2-mile racers will swim clockwise around course twice.

[edit] Regulations

Swimmers will not be allowed to wear wetsuits. Water temperature ranges from 78 to 83 degrees F. Additionally, no other swim aids (e.g. snorkels or fins) will be allowed.

[edit] Rules

All swimmers are required to wear fluorescent swim caps for safety reasons. Caps will be provided to all swimmers.

[edit] Safety

A minimum of 10 safety boats will be positioned throughout the course during the event. Each safety boat will be equipped with flotation devices for swimmers who need assistance.

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