Entries Close May 18 with 745 Entries, 1058 Splashes (Posted 5/22/2012)
Entries for the 2012 Jim McDonnell Lake Swims closed with 745 swimmers and 1058 individual swims. Sixty-six swimmers have entered the Triple Dip (swimming 5K, 2-MIle and 1-Mile). The breakdown follows:
- Total Entries = 745
- 5K Entries = 229
- Clinic Entries = 206
- 2-Mile Entries = 300
- 1-Mile Entries = 323
- Triple Dip Entries = 66
SwimSpray Signs on as Platinum Sponsor (Posted 5/9/2012)
JMLS has signed up SwimSpray as a Platinum sponsor. SwimSpray joins perennial Platinum sponsors Virginia Spine Institute and Reston Masters Swim Team as top sponsors for this year's event. SwimSpray is a product that removes chlorine after swimming. It can be used by itself or in conjunction with your regular shampoo and soap. Each JMLS participant will receive a 2 oz bottle of Swim Spray.
Entries Running Ahead of Last Year (Posted 3/3/2012)
Entries are running slightly ahead of 2011 with a total of 297 swimmers entered since January. The breakdown for individual swims follows:
- 1-Mile Entries: 123
- 2-Mile Entries: 145
- 5K Entries: 106
- Clinic Entries: 83
- Triple Dip Entries: 34
Current entry count by swim can be found on the Event Roster.
Nutrition for a 5K Swim (Posted 2/23/2012)
Swimmers participating in the 5K might be interested in an H2Open Magazine article by Joel Enoch, H2Open's nutrition editor, on nutrition planning for a 5K swim.
Banner Entry in January (Posted 2/8/2012)
Entries hit an all-time high of 215 swimmers for January. The breakdown for individual swims follows:
- 1-Mile Entries: 81
- 2-Mile Entries: 109
- 5K Entries: 86
- Clinic Entries: 62
- Triple Dip Entries: 27
The current entry as of today is 241 swimmers comprising 376 splashes. Current entry count by swim can be found on the Event Roster.
Entries Open January 1, 2012 (Posted 12/15/2012)
Online Entries for the Jim McDonnell Lake Swims will open at one second after midnight on January 1, 2012. Entry informtion is available on the online entries site. The Jim McDonnell Lake Swims are an all online entry event. Please contact the Event Registrar if you have any problems with entry.