[PacMasterUpdate] Update October 20, 2002
pacmasterupdate-admin at PacificMasters.org
Sun Oct 20 23:27:58 EDT 2002
PACIFIC MASTERS MONTHLY MEETING
The Pacific Masters Swimming May monthly meet will be Wednesday,
OCTOBER 23 the Oak Hill Park Community Center in Danville. All
members are welcome to attend.
There is a link to a map with directions on the Pacific Masters home page.
The committee will adopt the 2003 budget, decide on the open points
championship and receive the report of the Nominating Committee for
the At-Large Delegate.
The minutes of the September meeting have been posted.
LONG COURSE TOP TEN
The preliminary 2002 Pacific Masters Long Course Top Ten has been
posted (pdf format). Thanks to Top Ten Chairman Nancy Ridout for
compiling the list from the thousands of long course splashes. If you
find any error, please contact Nancy. (registrar at pacificmasters.org)
The relays were added (10/17/02) and there were a couple of minor corrections.
ZADA TAFT MEMORIAL NEXT SUNDAY
A memorial for Zada Taft will be held on next Sunday, Ocober 27, 2002
at the Half Moon Bay Community Center. It is located at 535 Kelly
Avenue and will be from 1:30pm - 4:00pm. It is a potluck.
JANUARY COACHES CLINIC
NorCal Swim will be sponsoring its annual January 3,4,5 in Napa,
California. Dave Salo is the featured speaker. You can get
information about the clinic from NorCal Swim at 800-725 swim. As
information becomes available it will be included in the Update.
SHORT COURSE METERS - SOUTHERN PACIFIC MASTERS
SPMA had to move their annual short course meters championship from
Long Beach to Las Vegas. Their championships will be December 13-15
at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas natatorium. It will be a good
chance to swim those good times before everyone ages up on January 1.
SHORT COURSE METERS RECORDS
The 2001 Pacific Masters' Short Course Meters Records are posted.
(Records are through the 2001 season). Thanks to Nancy Ridout for
putting the records together.
Pacific Masters AFFILIATE - LANDS END
Lands End is a maker of fine sports apparel for the active person.
Click on the link to Lands' End from the Pacific Masters web site
Lands' End will rebate some of the money of your purchase to Pacific
PACIFIC MASTERS ONE DAY MEETING
November 23, Pacific Masters will have a meeting to look at where
Pacific Masters is and where Pacific Masters is going. Interested
swimmers are invited to attend. Meeting will be from 9am to 3pm with
lunch provided. If you would like to attend, please contact Nancy
Ridout registrar at pacificmasters.org
BECOME AN OFFICIAL
The Sierra Marlins Swim Team will be hosting a Stroke and Turn
Clinic on October 23, 2002. It will start at 6:30 PM and will be in
a new location for a clinic. Jeff Doyle will be hosting the clinic
in his conference room. We should have enough room for all of the
people who attend. The location of the clinic will be 1548 Rocky
Ridge Road, at the LPA Building. If you have any questions
concerning directions or anything else about the location, you can
contact Jeff Doyle at: <jtdoyle at widebrim.com> or phone his
cell at: (916) 223-2476 or his office phone at: (916) 772-5250
VOLUNTEER TO HELP WITH TREASURE ISLAND TRIATHLON - NOV 2&3
Triathletes from throughout California and the world will compete in
the 2nd annual Treasure Island Triathlon in the San Francisco Bay on
November 2nd and 3rd. The 2001 Inaugural Treasure Island Triathlon
was a huge success with over 1900 athletes and the Olympic course
record was set by a relay team of USA Olympians.
The Golden Gate Triathlon Club (GGTC) is seeking individuals and
groups (run your own aid station!) to help volunteer for all areas of
the race. Everything from timing, transition and aid stations to
course montors, body marking and finish line food. Volunteers are
needed both Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd. It will be a great
time, and of course...you're guaranteed a cool t-shirt!!
register online at:
For questions please email:
Stephnee Greenwood [<mailto:stephneeg at hotmail.com>stephneeg at hotmail.com] or
Fernando Chilvarguer [<mailto:fernando at impex.com>fernando at impex.com] or
Mark Unter [<mailto:herrunter at yahoo.com>herrunter at yahoo.com]
Please forward to anyone you know who also loves supporting athletes!
OPEN WATER SWIM
For those swimmers who need just one more open water swim in bay this
year, there is the RCP-Tiburon Mile (this is not a Pacific Masters
event). The entry fee is $119.00 and if there is room on race day the
entry fee is $175.00. There is prize money.After expenses are paid,
the money goes to Special Olympics. For more information:
michael w. moore
michael at pacificmasters.org