Upcoming Glows Events

2013 GLOWS:

Great Lakes Zone LMSC USMS Open Water Swim Event Date Distances Venue Location Contact Event Website Registration Website
LAKE ERIE
(OHIO)
Lake Erie Open Water Classic
(O*H*I*O Masters, 24rd Annual)
Saturday, July 27, 2013 0.5 Mile
1.0 Mile
2.0 Miles
Edgewater State Park
Cleveland, OH
Tom Spence
TallTom13@msn.com
216.299-3858
www.OhioMasters.com www.ClubAssistant.com/LEOWS
ILLINOIS Central Illinois Open Water Swim
(CIOWS, 4th Annual)
Saturday, August 3, 2013 1.2 Miles
2.4 Miles
Evergreen Lake, Hudson, IL
Comlara Park
~10 mile north of Bloomington-Normal. IL
Colleen Klein
info2013@CIOWS.com
309.212.6830 (c)
309.827.2272 (h)
www.CIOWS.org www.ClubAssistant.com/CIOWS
WISCONSIN Madison Open Water Swim
(MOWS, 11th Annual)
Saturday,
August 17, 2013
1.2 Miles
2.4 Miles
Lake Monona
Madison, WI
Peter Maternowski
petermater@gmail.com
608.692.8613 (c)
608.286.0824 (h)
Suzi Green
greensuzi@ameritech.net
608.576.8215
www.ClubAssistant.com/MOWS2013 www.ClubAssistant.com/MOWS2013
ILLINOIS USMS Great Lakes Zone Championship
Big Shoulders 5K/2.5K
Open Water Swim (23rd Annual)
Saturday, September 7,2013 5 Km
2.5 Km
Lake Michigan
Ohio Street Beach
Chicago, IL
Chris Sheean
bigshoulders2013@yahoo.com

Scott Reeves
630.408.8884
www.BigShoulders.org www.ClubAssistant.com/BigShoulders
2013 USMS GREAT LAKES ZONE OPEN WATER SWIM (GLOWS) SERIES – Description & Eligibility
  1. USMS Members will earn points for their participation and place finishes in each of the USMS GLOWS Series event swim competitions designated and sanctioned by their respective Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC). In addition, individuals will earn points for their participation and place finishes in the inaugural 2013 USMS 5K Great Lakes Zone Open Water Championships.
  2. To earn a 2013 USMS GLOWS Series Award, participants must swim in at least two (2) of the 2013 USMS GLOWS Series events. USMS Members will receive 25 Participation Points for each individual 2013 GLOWS Series event swim and 12 Participation Points for swimming on a qualifying 2013 USMS GLOWS Series event relay. Each participant must start and finish the entire swim distance of the applicable event to earn Participation Points.
  3. Earned Participation and Finish Place Points will apply to competitive Open Water events that allow USMS Category I and II swimwear (see Article 303.7 thru 303.7.3C on pages 68-69 of the 2013 USMS Rule Book).
  4. Earned Participation and Finish Place Points will apply to competitive Open Water events that allow USMS One-Event (OEVT) registrations (see Article 201.1.3A on page 53 of the USMS Rule Book).
  5. Finish Place Points will be awarded according to the USMS Open Water & Long Distance All-Star Team Rule 307.12.1, which is found at the bottom of page 78 of the 2013 USMS Rule Book at www.usms.org/rules/part3.pdf
  6. Point totals will be updated as Open Water event swim results are received from Event Hosts.
  7. Applicable 2013 USMS GLOWS Series Award winners will be announced at the annual meeting of the USMS House of Delegates in Anaheim, California, in September 2013.